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Tue 28 Jan 2020
10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03a

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


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Thu 23 Apr 2020

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Time and Project Management (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

Tue 28 Jan 2020


How is it that we all have the same amount of time in the day, yet some postgraduate research students seem to achieve so much more than others? How can we deal with those people and tasks that seem to drain away our time and energy? How can we make sure that we maintain an effective balance in our work and home life, yet still progress towards our career aims? Managing your research project and time effectively are key skills to develop, and will lead you to be a more effective researcher. This will be useful in your future career whatever direction it takes.

This course provides the tools and techniques required to improve your time and project planning.

Target audience

First year PhD Students in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 28 Jan   10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03a map Dr C.A. Gilliam
  • Understand the importance of developing and reflecting on the ‘big picture’
  • Create milestones and deliverables in accordance with SMART planning
  • Learn and develop skills to identify and manage project risks
  • Develop the basis for contingency planning and coping strategies
  • Develop techniques to set priorities, learning to distinguish between the ‘urgent’ and the ‘important’
  • Develop review and re-planning techniques

Participative workshop, comprising information-giving and activities.


One half-day session


This course is scheduled to run once per term.

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