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  • Introduction to Grant Writing and Getting Funding - a workshop for UWE Bristol Researchers

    Date: 06 December 2021
    Venue: TBC - Joining instructions will be sent to participants nearer the time

    The first half of this session will help you explore potential routes to funding (large and small), and discover what makes a viable and successful fellowship bid. The second half will provide an introduction to the peer review process of funding bids, delivering insights on why some bids fail and others succeed. You'll learn how to write to funder requirements, situate bids in the wider context and make your bids stand out.

  • Project Management in a Digital World – a workshop for UWE Bristol researchers

    Date: 07 December 2021
    Venue: TBC

    “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”

    A workshop of digital tools to help you feel more in control of your project on a day to day level.

  • Student partnership projects information session

    Date: 09 December 2021
    Venue: Online, via Blackboard Collaborate

    The student partnership projects scheme enables students and colleagues to pursue research and development activities related to learning and teaching. Find out more!

  • MS Word for Long Documents – a workshop for UWE, Bristol Postgraduate Researchers

    Date: 13 December 2021
    Venue: Room 4E13A, Level 4, E Block, Frenchay Campus, UWE

    Back by popular demand, this course commissioned by the Graduate School will give you the tools you'll need to manage very long documents such as a doctoral thesis. You'll learn how to use the outline view and master documents to manage your work and we'll work through how to build and edit a table of contents, an index, create footnotes, and other referencing tools.
  • The Age of Self Deception – A Reflection on 16 Years of Transport Politics

    Date: 15 December 2021
    Venue: Room 2B020, Frenchay Campus

    At the end of this year Steve Melia will retire after 16 years of researching, teaching and writing about transport and sustainability.
  • Getting Published – a workshop for UWE Bristol Postgraduate Researchers and research staff

    Date: 16 December 2021
    Venue: TBC

    Publish or leave your ideas on your desk? Open Access, digital media, the impact agenda, the Covid-19 pandemic: all these are having significant influences on academic publishing. The industry is changing rapidly, but opens exciting opportunities too! Come and discover with academic and creative writer Professor John T. Hancock how to get your research published amidst this ever-changing landscape.

  • Progress Review – a workshop for UWE, Bristol postgraduate researchers

    Date: 06 January 2022
    Venue: TBC

    In this workshop Dr Tim Moss, HAS PGR Director, will take you through Progress Review stages 2 and beyond – what to expect and how to navigate the system. Along the way you'll gain practical hints and tips and have plenty of opportunity to ask questions in a supportive, confidential peer environment.
  • Graduate School Welcome Event for new UWE Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs)

    Date: 10 January 2022
    Venue: tbc

    Get your PGR studies off to a flying start, with this overview of what's what and who's who and opportunity to meet other new and current PGRs.

  • The Final Viva - a workshop for UWE Postgraduate Researchers

    Date: 13 January 2022
    Venue: TBC

    Essential advice from Svetlana Cicmil, FBL PGR Director, 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 concerning the final assessment stage.

  • PGR Careers Beyond the Academy – a workshop for UWE Bristol researchers

    Date: 17 January 2022
    Venue: Room 4X113, X Block, Frenchay Campus

    Unsure whether academia is for you – and what the other options are or where to start? In this two-part workshop we'll revisit reasons for undertaking a doctorate, hear from Hewlett Packard's former Head of Cloud Computing (and PhD Analytical Chemistry), Professor John Manley, why non-academic employers love doctoral graduates, and take some practical first steps toward building a jobhunting network and CV.
  • Looking After Yourself During a Doctorate – a workshop for UWE Postgraduate Researchers

    Date: 19 January 2022
    Venue: TBC

    The postgraduate research journey is hugely rewarding, yet can also be intellectually and often emotionally challenging. Looking after your physical and mental health during your research degree is therefore paramount.
  • Developing Your Research Proposal (RD1) - a workshop for UWE Postgraduate Researchers

    Date: 19 January 2022
    Venue: TBC

    You're registered as a UWE postgraduate researcher, so what comes next? This workshop will help you navigate Project Registration (RD1), the first major assessment point where we establish that your research proposal has potential to become a doctorate.

  • Introduction to Doctoral Supervision: Pedagogy and Practice

    Date: 27 January 2022
    Venue: TBC

    Aimed at new doctoral supervisors, this course charts key aspects of the doctoral journey from admission to completion. You'll have opportunities to share your experiences with, and learn from academic colleagues from across the University.

  • PGR Careers Beyond the Academy – a workshop for UWE Bristol researchers (workshop two)

    Date: 31 January 2022
    Venue: Room 2S704, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop runs over two sessions. Workshop one takes place on 17 January.

    Unsure whether academia is for you – and what the other options are or where to start? In this two-part workshop we'll revisit reasons for undertaking a doctorate, hear from Hewlett Packard's former Head of Cloud Computing (and PhD Analytical Chemistry), Professor John Manley, why non-academic employers love doctoral graduates, and take some practical first steps toward building a jobhunting network and CV.

  • Introduction to Qualitative Research – a workshop for UWE Postgraduate Researchers

    Date: 03 February 2022
    Venue: TBC

    Muddled about methods? Unsure about ontology? If you're conducting qualitative research for the first time – or want to brush up on these fundamental questions – then this workshop is for you. We'll be covering qualitative research design and its epistemic underpinnings, before moving on to data collection and analytic strategies. You'll take away knowledge of the theoretical basis of qualitative research, and begin to consider strategies for practical application.

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