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  • Researchers' Forum - taking your career to the next stage

    Date: 27 February 2019
    Venue: Level 4, Q Block, Room 4Q69, Frenchay Campus

    Ready for REF2021? Perplexed about PDRs?

    Aided by experts from across the University, our next Researchers' Forum event explores these and other pressing questions on the theme of 'taking your career to the next stage.' We'll also be joined by experienced research Professors, sharing what they know now about building a research career that they really wish somebody had told them.

  • Guest lecture with Rory Sutherland on “Alchemy: the surprising power of ideas that don't make sense”

    Date: 28 February 2019
    Venue: Room 2X112, Bristol Business School (X Block), Frenchay Campus

    Join us for an evening guest lecture with Rory Sutherland on the topic “Alchemy: the surprising power of ideas that don't make sense”.

  • Half-day Confidence workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 28 February 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E 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

  • Professional Relationships and Conflict Management

    Date: 28 February 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    Mappa Mundi (Professional Relationships and Conflict)

    Each of us has total control over our intentions, but sometimes overlook the fact that others are the judge of our impact. This course offers a framework that allows us to explore the motivations that underpin both of these, leaving us more effective both on good days and in times of conflict.

    Half-day course for postgraduate researchers delivered by Piero Vitelli.

  • The Causes and Consequences of Trust and Bribery in Society

    Date: 01 March 2019
    Venue: 6X110, Bristol Business School (X Block), Frenchay campus

    More trust and less bribery are considered important objectives in their own right and in relation to achieving improved efficiency in a country.

    This is a call for papers for a one-day workshop hosted by the Bristol Centre for Economics and Finance at UWE Bristol Business School.

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

    Date: 04 March 2019
    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.

  • Got any questions? postgraduate researchers' surgery

    Date: 04 March 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

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

  • The dark side of quantitative research: integrity and good practice

    Date: 05 March 2019
    Venue: Room (to be confirmed), Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop we will challenge the main problems we face in our quantitative research, or the so called 'seven deadly sins'.

  • The final viva examination

    Date: 06 March 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, 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.

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

    Date: 07 March 2019
    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.

  • Perfect posters

    Date: 13 March 2019
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop for postgraduate researchers will explore how to effectively communicate your research in the form of a poster.

  • Copyright and your thesis

    Date: 14 March 2019
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Level 4 of Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop will help postgraduate researchers become familiar with the copyright implications of making your thesis publically available and how to properly seek permission to use materials in this format.

  • Preparing to teach - workshop for postgraduate researchers

    Date: 18 March 2019
    Venue: S Block, Level 2, Room 2S708, 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.

  • Guide to Searching and Organising the Literatures

    Date: 20 March 2019
    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. This workshop will provide you with some tools and techniques to navigate this element of your projects.

  • Professorial Lecture Series: Professor Helen Stalford

    Date: 20 March 2019
    Venue: Bristol Business School (X Block), Frenchay Campus

    Professorial Lecture with Professor Helen Stalford (Univerisity of Liverpool) on the topic "This is a case about you and your future": Towards Judgments for Children.

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