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Practice No. 866
Last modified: 17/11/2009 09:15:36
Institution: University of LeicesterThis is a series of meetings where attendees create their own agenda. Attendees leave and join at their leisure.
Practice No. 862
Last modified: 16/11/2009 15:15:42
Institution: University of LeicesterThis is a training workshop in which the patent process is described. Attendees carry out an exercise on writing the first claim for a patent application.
Practice No. 861
Last modified: 16/11/2009 15:01:21
Institution: University of LeicesterThis is a training workshop which developes skills for assessing and solving complex problems. A problem solving matrix is used to highlight possible solutions and then narrow down the number of choices to obtain the optimum solution to the problem.
Practice No. 840
Last modified: 16/11/2009 14:04:35
Institution: University of LeicesterThis is a student led project which aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss the use of new media technologies.
Practice No. 865
Last modified: 16/11/2009 14:00:42
Institution: University of LeicesterCafe Scientifique is a regular social gathering for post graduates. Attendees make presentations on their work to the group and discussions then ensue. Occassionally speakers are invited from the University staff. Team events offering an opportunity for social networking are organised periodically.
Practice No. 744
Last modified: 20/10/2009 12:33:51
Institution: Cranfield UniversityThe Researcher Development Programme delivers a range of themed sessions and supervisor-led activities designed to support researchers' skills development, increase their personal effectiveness and provide advice on planning and managing their careers.
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.
Practice No. 757
Last modified: 20/03/2009 13:39:06
Institution: University of GlasgowInclusion of Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) in small group teaching of 1st / 2nd year undergraduates