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  • Graduate School welcome event

    Date: 10 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Level 4, Frenchay Campus

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

  • Introduction to Doctoral Supervision: Pedagogy and Practice

    Date: 15 January 2019
    Venue: Room 3X107, Level 3, Bristol Business School, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    The course covers the key aspects of the doctoral journey from admission to completion. It provides participants with an opportunity to discuss the practice of supervision with a range of other academics.

  • The progression exam

    Date: 15 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop for postgraduate researchers will help you to successfully navigate the progression exam.

  • Making an impact with open access

    Date: 16 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    Get an experienced view of how to achieve research with impact whilst also learning the basics of open access. Discover how to use the two together to create your own impact.

  • Director of Studies Update Session

    Date: 17 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    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.

  • Evaluating, assessing, and improving unsuccessful bid writing attempts

    Date: 21 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    This session, will interrogate a series of successful and unsuccessful bids to gain insights around writing to funder requirements, situating your bid in the wider context and making the bid stand out ahead of others.

  • Presentation skills half-day workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 24 January 2019
    Venue: Room 2S703, S Block, Level 2, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus

    A presentation skills half-day workshop for postgraduate researchers facilitated by Piero Vitelli.

  • Voice and vocal skills - Three-hour workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 24 January 2019
    Venue: Room 2S703, S Block, Level 2, Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol

    Specific Heat Capacity is a three-hour voice workshop for postgraduate researchers facilitated by Piero Vitelli. This workshop is based on theatrical as well as practical experience, and aimed towards anyone wishing to develop their vocal ability.

  • Collaborating and Connecting

    Date: 29 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop, delivered by Professor Richard McClatchey, will investigate aspects of building networks and working with other researchers and it will also touch on public engagement, dissemination and outreach from collaborative research.

  • Academic Publishing Minefield Disarmed: Confidence Booster to Managing Copyright

    Date: 30 January 2019
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    Want to know more about what you are signing over when accepting publisher agreements? Confused about which licence to select? Come along to this interactive session which aims to help you navigate your way through the publishing minefield.

  • Building your profile as an Early Career Researcher

    Date: 05 February 2019
    Venue: Room tbc, Frenchay Campus

    The early career space is both congested and contested. This workshop, which is delivered by Dr Thom Oliver, will explore options to define and assert your academic footprint and make your mark.

  • Guest Talk by Dr Mavluda Sattorova on "The impact of investment treaty law on host States"

    Date: 06 February 2019
    Venue: Bristol Law School, 5X228

    Guest talk by Dr Mavluda Sattorova from the University of Liverpool on "The impact of investment treaty law on host States". International law is in a state of flux. We are witnessing a growing opposition to international cooperation and calls for a dramatic overhaul of the existing international regimes.

  • Bouncing back from setbacks and adversity

    Date: 08 February 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    You will explore and develop key concepts, interventions and actions which will assist doctoral researchers with boosting your resilience skills to enable you to better meet and overcome challenges in your doctoral and personal journey.

  • NVivo: software for qualitative data analysis

    Date: 11 February - 12 February 2019
    Venue: B Block, Level 2, Room 2B038, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus

    NVivo is designed to facilitate the management of qualitative research and analysis. A powerful and logical software, similar in architecture to Microsoft packages, NVivo supports a range of qualitative methodologies, particularly those that rely principally on coding as the means of conceptualisation.

    It is also suitable for mixed methods projects. For more information about NVivo visit the website and see the review on the CAQDAS Networking Project.

    This event is commissioned by the Graduate School for postgraduate researchers and due to the high demand by researchers, we are unable to offer places to those studying at master's level. Please ensure that you have your own data to work with before registering to attend.

    This two-day workshop provides the opportunity to gain a thorough introduction to NVivo and practice tasks using your own data.

  • Half-day Confidence workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 28 February 2019
    Venue: Room 3S803, Level 3, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    Standing between us and a sense of greater confidence are any number of hurdles to face and overcome, only two of which this course has time to consider; what it might be, and one way in which the world around us can sometimes appear to keep it at bay.

    Confidence workshop for postgraduate researchers delivered by Piero Vitelli

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