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  • Preparing to teach - workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 24 September 2018
    Venue: B Block Level 4, Room 4B037, Frenchay Campus

    This compulsory session is for Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) who intend to teach here to explore the principles of teaching and learning and focus on the needs of those who are new to teaching.

  • Graduate school welcome event

    Date: 04 October 2018
    Venue: Room 4B021, B Block, Frenchay Campus

    This popular, informal event enables recently registered postgraduate researchers to get an overview of the institutional support available.

  • Introduction to qualitative data analysis

    Date: 10 October 2018
    Venue: Bristol Business School, Level 6, Room 6X270, Frenchay Campus

    This course provides a high-level overview to the principles and practices of undertaking qualitative data analysis. It is specifically designed for postgraduate doctoral students. It combines discussion, demonstration and hands-on exercises.

  • UWE's First Interdisciplinary Symposium on Organized Crime

    Date: 10 October 2018
    Venue: 4X113, Bristol Law School

    CHAIRS: Dr Mary Alice Young (Law, UWE) and Dr Michael Woodiwiss (History, UWE).

    This Symposium is funded by UWE's Centre for Applied Legal Research and endorsed by the Criminal Justice Unit, the International Law and Human Rights Unit, and the Regional History Centre. The Symposium is in association with SOLON Interdisciplinary Studies in Law, Crime and History.

  • NVivo: software for qualitative data analysis

    Date: 11 October - 12 October 2018
    Venue: Room 2B038, B Block, Frenchay Campus

    This two-day workshop provides the opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to NVivo and practice tasks using one's own data. Find out more

  • UWE Air Quality Management Resource Centre 21st Anniversary Celebration

    Date: 12 October 2018
    Venue: M Shed, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RN

    We are delighted to invite you to celebrate 21 years of the Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC), UWE Bristol. This free event will explore success stories from across the air quality management world and discuss new and emerging issues.

  • Director of Studies Update Session

    Date: 17 October 2018
    Venue: Room 3X107, Level 3, Bristol Business School, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    The context in which doctoral study takes place has changed over the past few years, which has impacted significantly on how the supervision of PGRs is organised in universities. A key role in effective supervision teams is the Director of Study (DoS). This short development session is for Directors of Studies to share best practice, to update their knowledge about the support offered by the Graduate School and to discuss the current challenges of PGR supervision. Directors of Studies are required to attend this update about once every three years.

  • International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH): Satellite meeting

    Date: 18 October 2018
    Venue: Howard House, University of Bristol

    Using social practice approaches to understand school physical activity. Register to attend now!

  • Introduction to the statistical package SPSS

    Date: 18 October 2018
    Venue: Room 2B001, B Block, Frenchay Campus

    This one-day course facilitated by Dr Deidre Toher will give a user-friendly comprehensive overview of the statistical package SPSS. The course has no pre-requisites and is open to all our doctoral students.

  • 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 you as postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and research staff to understand IP and how it relates to your research and thesis.

  • 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 postgraduate researcher explore their options for finding and securing funding, from small, seed and travel grants to larger scale fellowships and standard grants.

  • 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.

  • Looking after yourself during a doctorate

    Date: 01 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.

  • 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.

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