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Practice No. 1199
Last modified: 12/11/2010 19:36:05
Institution: University of ManchesterKetso is an interactive, hands-on toolkit for bringing meetings and workshops to life. It is compact and portable, simple to use and accessible to everyone. Ketso extends people's ability to run effective and enjoyable workshops - virtually anywhere and in any setting. It encourages people to be creative and share in productive dialogue, while also generating real results that can be put into action. Ketso provides a set of tabletop tools that can be used to capture and display people's ideas. It consists of colourful 'branches', 'leaves' and other materials, which can be placed on a felt workspace and easily moved around in response to changing discussion. Ketso is robust and portable, and comes in a handy carrying bag, making it easy to transport to and from events. Ketso provides a series of free resources to help you run effective workshops and engagement processes - such as workshop plans and training videos in planning and running a workshop.
Practice No. 276
Last modified: 12/11/2010 16:08:20
Institution: University of LiverpoolThe online personal development record is a learning tool to encourage postgraduate research students to engage in personal development planning - an activity that can be both useful to success in the research and career progression. All postgraduates research students log generic skills activities that fall outside of the formal training programme and record details of formal meetings with supervisors. There is also a skills audit based upon the Joint Skills Statement of the Research Councils.
Practice No. 1203
Last modified: 12/11/2010 15:48:02
Institution: University of LiverpoolGradschool type resdiential activity to engender practice and skills development opportunities in enterprise related activity including social entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and general entrepreneuralism Participants from research intensive institutions in the North of England will collaborate and innovate: • Enterprise focussed intensive four day residential course • Explore, develop and practice career enhancing skills alongside real entrepreneurs. • Available to Research Staff and Research Students from all disciplines. • EPSRC Funded • Designed for future research leaders in all areas of employment • Enterprise, creativity and innovative thinking • Places for 40 participants from the Northwest and beyond will join an expert team of tutors, intrepreneur mentors in a highly interactive and challenging environment.
Practice No. 559
Last modified: 12/11/2010 10:55:00
Institution: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of LiverpoolThe course provides generic first year skills training for postgraduate researchers that are off-site, part-time or geographically distant from the university and offers equivalent opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary networking and discussion of shared problems that researchers have at the on campus First Year Skills Workshops. The online course focusess on three main activities: * Participants present their research online to students from different academic backgrounds, as a "Research Blog", then both provide and receive, formal and informal feedback on these presentations; * Participants engage in group discussions to share knowledge and provide mutual self-help in asynchronous online discussions with other part-time and off-site students. * Participants engage with self-selected materials, from a wide range of materials offering advice on generic skills development, and share ideas for their generic skills development with other participants.
Practice No. 949
Last modified: 12/11/2010 09:19:51
Institution: University of LiverpoolOnline Poster Day augment's the university's annual Poster day where all second year postgraduate researchers exhibit a poster. Online Poster day serves as a means for those PGRs that study abroad or who cannot attend Poster day in person to submit a poster online and have opportunities to view other posters and receive feedback on their own poster through an asynchronous dialogue.
Practice No. 956
Last modified: 11/11/2010 14:33:26
Institution: University of LiverpoolNewsletter delivered by email to all PGRs in the university. Compiled by the Graduate School Skills team and the Student Guild (Union) the publication is a unique attempt to blend the training and generic skills agenda with social activities. In this regard the publication is also assisted by the Postgraduate Society and PGRs themselves who contribute articles.
Practice No. 597
Last modified: 11/11/2010 13:08:05
Institution: University of LiverpoolThe Northern Enterprise Schools Consortium aims to create a series of 3 to 4 residential workshops on both sides of the Pennines annually. It utilises Knowledge transfer, social enterprise and intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial activity to deliver a number of career skill needs to early career researchers. It is a collaborative exercise between the universities of Liverpool, Manchester, Lancaster, Leeds, Salford, Durham, and York.
Practice No. 593
Last modified: 11/11/2010 12:39:57
Institution: Liverpool School of Tropical MedicineThree-day intensive non-residential research skills workshop for first-year research students, based on UK GradSchool practice but adapted for the needs of first-year research students.
Practice No. 959
Last modified: 11/11/2010 11:28:30
Institution: University of LiverpoolCareer Skills Portfolio - flexible and modular career skills package for PGRs in volving self-generated portfolio and structured careers meeting with supervisor.
Practice No. 963
Last modified: 19/11/2009 18:38:03
Institution: University of ManchesterSchools and Research Institutes across the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences are invited to bid for funds to host inter-disciplinary conferences organised and presented by postgraduate researchers and research staff; skills training in presentation, poster design and event management is offered to support the organisers and participants.