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Practice No. 668
Last modified: 24/03/2011 10:17:17
Institution: University of DurhamThis interactive workshop explores the pros and cons of an academic career, looks at individual researcher's strengths and development needs and allows then to plan what needs to be done in order to be a strong candidate for an academic position in the future. (Uses materials first designed by Sara Shinton, Careers Consultant)
Practice No. 897
Last modified: 24/03/2011 10:07:23
Institution: University of DurhamPhD alumni of the university from all subject areas from the 70s, 80s and 90s who were not working in academia were contacted and asked to write a free text case study which covered certain key areas of interest. They were asked why they chose their career area, how they got into it, what it involves, how has their research background been useful and did they have any tips for current researchers.
Practice No. 666
Last modified: 24/03/2011 09:53:28
Institution: University of DurhamThis session focuses on how researchers can effectively market themselves to academic employers via CVs and application forms, through covering letters and at interview.
Practice No. 292
Last modified: 23/03/2011 15:01:39
Institution: British Antarctic SurveyA one-day programme to allow all students associated with BAS to get together
Practice No. 1047
Last modified: 23/03/2011 07:57:14
Institution: University of OxfordThis event is arranged and delivered by DPhil students from the Medical Sciences Divison as part of the Medical Sciences Skills Training Programme. DPhil students are invited to register for event and if they wish to present submit an abstract. Twelve students are then selected to present at the event. Students are also invited to submit posters and prizes are given for the best talks and posters. The event concludes with a keynote speech followed by a drinks and capnapes reception. The event is partially funded by the Divisional Skills Training Programme and support from sponsors secured by the students organising the event. Sponsors of the event are invited to attend and exhibit at the event. http://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/dphilday
Practice No. 585
Last modified: 22/03/2011 16:10:13
Institution: University of EdinburghThe University has set up a fund to support local training initiatives led by researchers (PhD students and research staff) themselves. This Researcher-Led Fund is available for specific projects/activities/events initiated by research students or research staff for the benefit of groups of researchers at a School, research unit or research group level.
Practice No. 402
Last modified: 16/03/2011 11:01:12
Institution: University of EdinburghA programme of workshops, mentoring sessions and residential courses to help PhD students develop confidence and skills to enable them to realise their career ambitions
The Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network (BPSN) - a shared skills training programme, and web-based management/registration system for institutions in the Bloombury area, London.
Practice No. 640
Last modified: 14/03/2011 14:08:50
Institution: University College LondonThe UCL Graduate School created and leads a collaborative skills training programme for local HE institutions. Its purpose is to allow research students in the participating institutions to enhance their generic and transferable skills, through attending training at other member institutions. Students benefit from access to training at the range of participating institutions, and also through meeting and networking with students outside the confines of their home institution.
Practice No. 566
Last modified: 14/03/2011 12:56:37
Institution: University College LondonGraduate School engagement with UCL Royal Literary Fund Fellows to provide individual tutorials and writing workshops for students
Practice No. 953
Last modified: 14/03/2011 12:52:16
Institution: University College LondonCareer Management and Employability Skills Training - Impact Assessment Project