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Wed 27 Sep 2023 – Tue 2 Jul

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Wednesday 4 October 2023

10:00
BBSRC DTP Induction 2023 new Finished 10:00 - 13:00

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Monday 9 October 2023

13:00
Introduction to R new (1 of 4) Finished 13:00 - 17:00

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Monday 16 October 2023

13:00
Introduction to R new (2 of 4) Finished 13:00 - 17:00

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Monday 23 October 2023

13:00
Introduction to R new (3 of 4) Finished 13:00 - 17:00

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Thursday 26 October 2023

13:00

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Monday 30 October 2023

13:00
Introduction to R new (4 of 4) Finished 13:00 - 17:00

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Thursday 2 November 2023

13:00

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Wednesday 28 February 2024

11:00

Join Sarah Cruise, a human communication expert, for two hours to explore the core skills of communicating effectively to engage with any audience. This workshop has been designed to cover various communication theories with illustrative demonstrations and practical exercises. Although this will be options should you not be able to take part. During this time you will cover: • the fundamentals of all good communication • two simple ways to enhance your own personal impact • tools for collating and structuring engaging and accessible content • guidance for creating effective visuals • and a model for handling interactive communications

You can find out more about Sarah on her website eloquential.co.uk and if you have any questions, accessibility issues or anything else you’d like to discuss prior to the workshop, you can contact her on sarah@eloquential.co.uk

Thursday 7 March 2024

13:00
Copyright and your research new Finished 13:00 - 14:00

You own your own research right? Well it depends...

This session will explore the sometimes complicated world of copyright and what can happen when publishing work through formal routes such as journals or through more informal routes such as pre-print servers. The session will also introduce concepts such as third party copyright and rights retention, as well as how licensing tools such as Creative Commons can be used to not only help maximise the reach of research but also navigating reusing other people's work.

Monday 18 March 2024

10:00
The Key to Communicating Well new CANCELLED 10:00 - 14:00 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

A highly interactive and fun session including group and individual work that takes a looks at what active listening is, how to use it, what impact it can have on our day to day communication and how to build an active listening practice.

Tuesday 16 April 2024

10:00
Making the Most of Networking new Finished 10:00 - 13:00 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

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Wednesday 24 April 2024

10:00
Setting Boundaries and Saying No new CANCELLED 10:00 - 13:30 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

A participative session including group and individual work considering how setting boundaries can be helpful, which boundaries to set and how to establish and maintain them.

Friday 26 April 2024

10:00
Getting to Grips with Challenging Conversations new CANCELLED 10:00 - 16:00 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

A full day session including group and individual work, enabling you to think about what a challenging conversation is, whether you need to have one, how to navigate it, if and when you and then how to help avoid further escalation of a difficult situation.

Thursday 23 May 2024

13:00
Open access and you new Finished 13:00 - 14:30

This session will cover the basics of Open Access publishing, helping you to understand the benefits and practicalities of this important area of academia and how it relates to your research. We’ll discuss strategic drivers towards open access policies, including your funder requirements and why you need to deposit your PhD thesis. We’ll also demystify open access terminology, tell you exactly how to make your work available openly and discuss Creative Commons licencing, all while giving you lots of tools and support to make open access easy.

Monday 10 June 2024

10:00
How to Smash In-Person Networking new CANCELLED 10:00 - 14:00 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

A highly participative session including group and individual work. To help build your confidence when networking in-person; looking at preparation, who to approach, how to start and finish any conversations well and manage post event contact.

Wednesday 12 June 2024

10:00
How to Smash Online Networking new CANCELLED 10:00 - 13:30 Bioinformatics Training Facility - The Pembroke Teaching Rooms

A participative online session including group and individual work, enabling you to feel more confident when online networking; looking at how if differs to in-person networking and what this means your approach and thoughts about it.

Monday 17 June 2024

10:00

This session discusses the benefits and challenges of maintaining an online presence as a researcher. Part of two sessions on this topic, this first session looks at setting up your academic persona and using academic platforms. Starting with exploring what comes up through a quick Google search all the way through to maintaining profiles on academic sites, we will look at the pros and cons of online engagement. This will include tools such as ORCID, and networking sites such as academia.edu and ResearchGate.

Participants should expect to have the opportunity to critically evaluate the various options presented in this session with the overall aim of being better informed when deciding where to invest their time and efforts when building an academic presence online.

Thursday 20 June 2024

13:00

This session discusses the benefits and challenges of maintaining an online presence as a researcher. Part of two sessions on this topic, this second session looks at using social media as a researcher. We will look at the practicalities and pros and cons of online engagement through tools such as Twitter/X, Mastodon, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Participants should expect to have the opportunity to critically evaluate the various options presented in this session with the overall aim of being better informed when deciding where to invest their time and efforts when building an academic presence online.

Tuesday 25 June 2024

13:25
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 13:25 - 13:55

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

14:00
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 14:00 - 14:30

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

14:35
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 14:35 - 15:05

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

15:10
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 15:10 - 15:40

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

15:40
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 15:40 - 16:10

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

16:15
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 16:15 - 16:45

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

Tuesday 2 July 2024

13:25
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 13:25 - 13:55

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

14:00
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 14:00 - 14:30

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

14:35
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 14:35 - 15:05

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

15:10
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 15:10 - 15:40

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

15:40
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 15:40 - 16:10

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices

16:15
1-to-1 review with Sam new [Places] 16:15 - 16:45

This is l review of progress and training needs for year ahead. Students will complete a training needs analysis questionnaire before 1-to-1 with Sam (Training and Inclusive Support Manager), which will be use to steer the session and create a personalised training programme for student for the year ahead that will support PhD progression as well as developing skills for post PhD career choices