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Training provision for graduate students in the Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Cambridge: a range of courses and learning events for graduate students, covering project specific and transferable skills.
Practice No. 498
Last modified: 23/12/2009 10:04:05
Institution: University of CambridgeAn overview of TST courses in the Graduate School of Life Sciences addressing the entire Roberts agenda, and run across the whole school or within individual Departments and Institutes; but run for the individual student rather than for the yeargroup or the course.
Transferable Skills Training provision for graduate students in the Graduate School of Life Sciences: Introductory Course
Practice No. 683
Last modified: 23/12/2009 10:02:38
Institution: University of CambridgeA 2 x ½ day compulsory Introductory session for all new graduate students emphasises the importance of transferable skills training and provides an introduction to the nature of Research Degrees, the Cambridge University system, scientific ethics, enterprise and IP. It includes a wide range of speakers from Academia and Industry, with an aim to introduce at least two academic research names and one external business celebrity that the students will have heard of before arrival in Cambridge.
Practice No. 1052
Last modified: 16/12/2009 11:38:51
Institution: University of DurhamA half-day conference providing an opportunity for PGRs and research staff to find out more about setting up and running a social enterprise business and working in the sector.
Practice No. 1013
Last modified: 14/12/2009 11:22:20
Institution: University of YorkThe University of York has committed to the Concordat and to the provision of impactful, useful training for research staff. Using the CROS data and longitudinal follow up surveys on two of our biggest (White Rose) programmes we tested this assertion. The details below describe how we triangulated these different forms of evaluation to develop confidence that what we are doing is of high quality.
Practice No. 1077
Last modified: 04/12/2009 13:21:43
Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineA business challenge model for training in business awareness and innovation delivered in the format of a social entrepreneurship competition. Running over a 4 week period participants followed a mandatory programme of training in enterprise-related topics covering the phases involved from development of the original idea to presenting a business plan to potential investors. The format for the final was a Dragon’s Den style pitch to a panel of judges.
Practice No. 926
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:47:28
Institution: University of ExeterThis is a collaborative project in which the Universities of Exeter, Bath and Bristol are producing online e-learning skills recourses to part-time or distance based PhD researchers at the three institutes.
Practice No. 1043
Last modified: 26/11/2009 15:08:10
Institution: University of NottinghamProviding short research placements to MA and PhD students in local organisations
Practice No. 1041
Last modified: 26/11/2009 14:47:56
Institution: University of NottinghamA blended (face to face / online) course designed for PhDs, Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and External Organisations all of whom have research projects
Transferable Business Skills for Scientists and Engineers: Business-Engineering and Science Travel Scholarships (BESTS) (part of the University of Nottingham's Roberts Initiative).
Practice No. 316
Last modified: 25/11/2009 16:06:38
Institution: University of NottinghamA BESTS is a chance for research students and staff to broaden their experiences and networks of contacts by fully funding a visit, of up to two months duration, to a host organisation anywhere in the world. The host organisation can be a university, business, government department, charity, non-governmental organisation, etc. In fact almost any organisation can be visited, provided it will give researchers the chance to broaden and deepen their understanding of what it means to be a researcher and the skills and attitudes they will need to make a success of their career in whatever sector they choose to move into. Competitive funding exists for at least 10 BESTS per annum.
Practice No. 1016
Last modified: 25/11/2009 11:09:16
Institution: Loughborough UniversityProgramme of workshops available to research staff, mapped to Loughborough Skills Statements and Concordat Principles