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Practice No. 836
Last modified: 24/08/2009 09:28:02
Institution: University of BirminghamAn interdisciplinary postgraduate-focused research conference designed to develop communication skills, team work and innovation as well as fostering international cooperation.
Practice No. 822
Last modified: 30/07/2009 16:31:35
Institution: University of BirminghamThe Graduate School Skills Development & Support Handbook provides guidance on the personal and professional development opportunities, and sources of support, available to all postgraduate researchers at the University of Birmingham. Produced annually, the Skills Development & Support Handbook is distributed to all postgraduate researchers (new and current) and compliments the subject-specific guidance provided by Departments and Schools.
Practice No. 829
Last modified: 30/07/2009 16:20:38
Institution: University of BirminghamThe Graduate School Networking Programme runs throughout the academic year, with events held once a month. Postgraduate researchers are encouraged to attend the events to hone their networking skills and get to know other postgraduates. The events also offer excellent opportunities for postgraduate researchers to develop essential communication skills by presenting their research to a mixed discipline audience.
Practice No. 664
Last modified: 22/05/2009 12:18:46
Institution: University of Central LancashireThis is a validated award designed to provide Science & Technology research students with the transferable skills - as outlined by the JSS - that will facilitate them undertaking a research degree in their chosen subject.
Practice No. 297
Last modified: 22/05/2009 11:39:07
Institution: University of Central LancashireA one-day conference provided for postgraduate research students in Science & Technology to gain experience of presenting their research in an environment of peer support. Students are invited to submit an abstract and either give a 10-minute oral presentation or produce a poster on their research project. During the Poster Session on the day, students are divided into groups of 6 to discuss each other’s posters and decide on the winning poster for their group. The presenter of each winning poster is then be invited to give a 5-minute presentation in Darwin Lecture Theatre summarising their poster and an overall winner is decided upon, again by the research students. This event has been running annually since 2004. Prizes are awarded to the best overall oral and poster presentations. There is the Paul Harris Award for Outstanding Science.