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Practice No. 1082
Last modified: 23/12/2009 11:10:00
Institution: Newcastle UniversityA two day summer school which provides research staff with a platform for development to do better research and to advance in their research careers. This programme is for new research staff, who are within their first 12 months of their first research contract. Day 1: Taking a Strategic View of Research: Getting Published and Seeking Funding Understanding the Vision and Research Strategy of the University Working Your Own Vision Personal Motivation for Research and Funding as a Career Strategy The Politics of Getting Published SWOT/ Skills Audit Day 2: Managing Projects, Teams and Funding Applications Project Management Approaches The Research Team – how you fit Getting Funding - What Works; What Doesn’t Esteem Factors & Your Researcher-Profile
Practice No. 751
Last modified: 23/12/2009 10:10:11
Institution: University of DurhamWe provide a number of online training courses to PGRs - this is especially beneficial to distance and part-time PGRs
Practice No. 747
Last modified: 23/12/2009 10:06:38
Institution: University of DurhamThe extensive nature of the Durham University Postgraduate Training Progamme means that PGRs need convenient ways of navigating the available training opportunities, and Graduate School staff need flexible ways of promoting & updating training opportunities. This development sets up a directory of training courses to meet these needs
Practice No. 1050
Last modified: 16/12/2009 12:16:03
Institution: University of Durham1- or 2-month internships to enable postgraduate research students to gain experience of working in a non-academic environment. Research students are responsible for locating and arranging an internship with a suitable non-academic employer. Graduate School provide a stipend of £1000/month to successful applicants to cover their living expenses during the internship.
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. 1054
Last modified: 27/11/2009 14:18:10
Institution: University of LeedsMake Some Noise is an annual series of linked training, practise and awareness raising events linked by competitions, all of which aim to develop strong communication and public engagement skills. it is also a means of celebrating the excellent research work taking place in the Faculty of Engineering.
Practice No. 1048
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:52:52
Institution: University of DurhamApplications are invited from individual and teams of doctoral researchers at Durham University responsible for organizing short-term, well-defined conferences and events of a subject-specific, interdisciplinary or generic nature. Applicants submit an application form in which they are asked to describe their proposed project, explain its relevance for the potential audience, justify the expenditure requested and provide a time-line for the completion of the project. The maximum level of award is £1000 per conference or event and although funding can be used for most purposes, it cannot be used for providing travel bursaries for attendance. In addition to funding, Graduate School can also provide: • project management support • equipment on loan, including poster boards, flip charts and delegate name badges As a condition of the award, successful applicants are required to write a short report after the event or conference. There are three submission deadlines for the year, in late October, January and April. Applications are considered three times per year by a ‘Graduate School Conference and Event Grants Panel’ and the results published two weeks after the submission date. Doctoral researchers who wish to submit an application must discuss their ideas and submission with their supervisor(s) and/or colleges.
Practice No. 1012
Last modified: 26/11/2009 11:17:01
Institution: University of SheffieldAn 18-month programme for early career researchers in arts, humanities and social sciences to enable them to build their skills and confidence in working collaboratively with internal and external partners.
Practice No. 1011
Last modified: 26/11/2009 11:14:35
Institution: University of SheffieldA training programme to build the skills and capabilities of early career researchers, enabling them to develop their potential as research leaders.