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Sat 28 Nov 2020 – Mon 1 Mar

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December 2020

Tue 1

How can you be effective using social media – learn key strategies around how to ensure you are noticed positively and explore all the different platforms and how they can be used appropriately for your research. Working with Tyler Shores, learn how to write a blog and how to set up your own web page, including:

- How to find online communities - Using free online resources that can make your social media much more efficient and effective - Learning the basics of online metrics

This live training session sits within an online programme supporting PPD skills for postgraduates: http://ppd4phd.com/

January 2021

Thu 21

What does failure mean? How can we reframe our situations so that failure does not have be a negative thing and we can learn new ways of coping and being resilient.

Meet some early career academics who managed to work their way through challenging times.

Alasdair, a 3rd year doctoral student, will share how his research project was severely disrupted but he was able to turn a challenging situation around and Marta Costa and Deepak Venkateshvaran will be sharing their own failure stories and coping strategies as academics.

https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/marta-costa https://www.sel.cam.ac.uk/people/dr-deepak-venkateshvaran

Please note that we are limiting the numbers for this session as we hope to develop a group that will feel comfortable enough to share your thoughts and own experiences.

Thu 28

The first of our policy seminars this term with Dr Tasnim Atatrah, Health Emergency Co-Ordinator for Central Asia, World Health Organisation Dr Atatrah has been awarded Doctor in Medicine, Master of Public Health, and High diploma in Management of Humanitarian Health and Nutrition Programs. She is certified in PMP, Human Rights, Gender and Disability mainstreaming, Refugee and Migration law, Global Governance, and Sustainable development. She has 16 years’ work experience and has worked for the World Health Organization since 2010. Dr Atatrah leads interventions to strengthen countries’ emergency preparedness, response and recovery, reinforce health systems, promote universal health coverage, provide technical support to ministries, leading the design and implementation of capacity building.

Dr Atatrah will provide a half hour talk (title to be confirmed) after which there will be a Q&A session

There will also be a presentation from a Doctoral Student prior Dr Atatrah's talk

Further information on these policy seminars can be found: http://ppd4phd.com/being-heard-policy-seminar-series/

This seminar is part of the SHSS online PPD for PhDs Programme Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice http://ppd4phd.com/

February 2021

Thu 11

Plan International Policy Fellow Seminar

Plan International (Global Children's Charity) Ellen Wratten (Executive Director for Gender Equality and Girls Rights until October 2020- now freelance) & Jacqueline Gallinnetti, Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning at Plan International

Ellen and Jacqueline will provide a half hour talk (title to be confirmed) after which there will be a Q&A session

Further information on these policy seminars can be found: http://ppd4phd.com/being-heard-policy-seminar-series/

This seminar is part of the SHSS online PPD for PhDs Programme Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice http://ppd4phd.com/

Thu 18

‘Data in the justice system & sharing with researchers; and evidence-based tools for the Prisons and Probation Service’

The third of our policy seminars this term with Ciara Jevon, Head of Data Innovation and Philip Howard, Head of Offender Insight

Further information on these policy seminars can be found: http://ppd4phd.com/being-heard-policy-seminar-series/

This seminar is part of the SHSS online PPD for PhDs Programme Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice http://ppd4phd.com/

Fri 26
Cabinet Office Policy Fellow Seminar new Finished 12:00 - 13:30

Cabinet Office - Rachel Cooper, Director of Strategy

Further details to follow

Further information on these policy seminars can be found: http://ppd4phd.com/being-heard-policy-seminar-series/

This seminar is part of the SHSS online PPD for PhDs Programme Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice http://ppd4phd.com/