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  • Intellectual Property (IP) and postgraduate research - achieving your goals and what it means for your thesis

    Date: 22 October 2018
    Venue: Room 4D26 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    Intellectual Property (IP) and postgraduate research - why IP is relevant to achieving your research goals and what it means for your thesis

    We are fortunate to host this exciting workshop which has been developed by the Intellectual Property Office specifically to help UWE Bristol postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and research staff to understand IP and how it relates to your research and thesis.

  • In Critical Condition? Challenges and possibilities for critical leadership and management scholarship in current times

    Date: 22 October 2018
    Venue: Rroom 6X109, Bristol Business School, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    Bristol Leadership and Change Centre Research Symposium: In Critical Condition? Challenges and possibilities for critical leadership and management scholarship in current times.

    This symposium brings together early, mid and late career leadership and management scholars to reflect on the nature, purpose and challenges of being 'critical' in the contemporary Business School environment. The event will include a keynote address by Professor Martin Parker, University of Bristol, and a number of research-informed presentations, followed by a provocation and invitation to debate by Professor Sandra Jones, RMIT, Australia.

  • An introduction to grant writing and getting funding

    Date: 23 October 2018
    Venue: Room 4E13A, E block, Frenchay Campus

    This session, delivered by Dr Thom Oliver, will help UWE Bristol postgraduate researchers explore their options for finding and securing funding, from small, seed and travel grants to larger scale fellowships and standard grants.

  • Distinguished Professorial Address: Professor Anthony Arnull

    Date: 24 October 2018
    Venue: 2X112, Bristol Business School, Frenchay Campus

    'Should we trust the European Union?' Trust is being referred to more and more frequently by the European Court of Justice. But what is trust? And to what extent should we trust the European Union? These questions are explored through some concrete instances in the recent life of the EU where questions of trust and trustworthiness have come to the fore.

  • Women, Wartime Sexual Violence and the Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial

    Date: 24 October 2018
    Venue: 5X228, Bristol Law School, Frenchay Campus

    Guest talk by Daniela Nadj on 'Women, Wartime Sexual Violence and the Interpretation of Gender in the Contemporary International Criminal Trial' hosted by the Centre for Applied Legal Research at UWE Bristol Law School. This event is co-organised by the International Law and Human Rights Unit and the Criminal Justice Research Unit.

  • Applying for jobs in academia - a workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 29 October 2018
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus,

    This two hour practical session will outline different academic career pathways – the skill-sets required, promotional routes, and opportunities and challenges.

  • Applying for jobs outside academia - a workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 31 October 2018
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    Doctoral graduates are hugely employable outside of academia, but don't always recognise this or know how to translate their expertise to different types of employer.

  • Guide to searching and organising the literatures

    Date: 05 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    Working with literatures is an integral part of research. It requires you to be organised in your strategies for seeking out the work of others but also to keep comprehensive records.

  • Quantitative research methods (QRM): the overview

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Room 1K4, Level 1, K Block, Frenchay Campus

    This one-day course for postgraduate researchers, delivered by Dr Paul White, will give an overview of the Scientific Method in Quantitative Research. Find out more

  • Clean Air Zones - Bristol

    Date: 06 November 2018
    Venue: Exhibition and Conference Centre, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus

    ALD Automotive in association with Lombard Vehichle Solutions, is to hold a Clean Air Zone day at UWE Bristol to examine the future of business mobility in light of the introduction of Clean Air Zones across the UK.

  • Research ethics and research data management best practice

    Date: 07 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop for postgraduate researchers and research staff will explain why universities have research ethics and data management processes, and how they function here.

  • The final viva examination

    Date: 08 November 2018
    Venue: Room (to be confirmed), Frenchay Campus

    Essential advice on preparing for your final viva voce examination and the post-viva process, with plenty of opportunities to ask all those questions you've been wondering about. Particularly suitable for later stages of a research degree.

  • Qualitative Data Analysis Case Studies in NVivo

    Date: 09 November 2018
    Venue: UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, S Block, Level 2, Room 2S703

    This one day workshop is aimed at UWE Bristol postgraduate researchers who are already NVivo users.

    The workshop combines demonstration, discussion and small-group work to think through the most appropriate ways to harness NVivo tools for different analytic tasks. This is not a hands-on workshop, but you are welcome to bring your laptop. We will explore a range of ways that NVivo can help you to manage qualitative research and analyse qualitative and mixed data using a different examples.

    The expert facilitators, Dr Christina Silver and Dr Sarah Bulloch, use case studies to demonstrate the flexible and powerful features of Nvivo in different scenarios.

    We are expecting high demand for this workshop so please ensure that you are able to commit to attending.

  • Looking after yourself during a doctorate

    Date: 13 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    Studying for a doctorate is a hugely rewarding experience due to the intellectual journey that you embark upon. This same journey is often an emotional one with many ups and downs. Therefore it is important to look after your health, both physically and mentally, during your doctorate.

  • Got any questions? Postgraduate Researchers' surgery

    Date: 13 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    A friendly, informal drop-in session for all postgraduate researchers.

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