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Research and Enterprise Skills

  •   Date: 26 February 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Research staff   This is a vocal workshop to help you find your natural voice.  Do you want to get the most...
  • Date: 18 January 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Researchers who are interested in using the results of their research beyond academia to influence policy makers/service providers...
  •   Dates:   Time:   Exploring the match between the person you are and the job you do.  Topics will include:  Work-Life Questionnaire Finding fulfilment from...
  •   To be confirmed   Designed for: Academic and research staff who plan to undertake focus group research   Content: The Focus Group Method: An Outline Conducting a Focus Group -...
  •   Good Clinical Practice training is now only delivered through an e-learning package.  Access to the training is controlled by the University’s Research Governance Team or a Health...
  •   Date: 3 October 2017  Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This short course provides early career researchers with an introduction to career planning in higher education. The topics explored...
  •   Dates: 17 October 2017  Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for research staff applying for senior research positions or lecturehips. The topics explored will include;...
  •   Date/Time: To be confirmed   Register once for first day to attend both sessions   Designed for: Research Staff   Content: What makes a good presentation? Your...
  •   Date: 18 October 2017 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm    Course content: Develop skills in project planning techniques Focus on research projects Action planning on your...
  •   Date: 2 March 2018   Time: 9.30 am - 2.00 pm   Designed for: Academic and research staff   Content: Research should be conducted ethically.  Across a wide range of...
  •   Date: 11 - 12 June 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: This programme is aimed at relatively early career staff researchers.   Content: The purpose is to give you a...
  •   Dates: 9 November 2017 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for research staff applying for senior research positions or lectureships.  This is a half-day course that...
  •   Date: 22 May 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: Are you considering the wider range of career options available to you as an academic researcher and considering applying for jobs...
  • Date: 29 November 2017 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: Are you considering the wider range of career options available to you as an academic researcher and considering applying for jobs...
  •   To be confirmed   Overview: A lot of hard work and time goes into conducting research. And then more time and work goes into publishing the results. And yet sadly many papers are never...
  •   To be confirmed   Overview: This workshop will help you develop a strategy for communicating your research. It will look at the classic academic forms of communication – publishing...
  •   To be confirmed   Overview: You know what your research higher degree (RHD) student should be doing, but it just doesn’t seem to be happening. Despite your best efforts to set up...
  • Date: 2 November 2017 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: Are you an early career researcher, unsure about what next steps to take in your career? Do you feel a need to further unlock your...
  •   Date: 13 June 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Are you an early career researcher, unsure about what next steps to take in your career? Or perhaps you have already taken several steps in...
  • Specifically the course will cover the development of an EPSRC First Grant proposal, and covers all aspects of the preparation and submission process and developing a Host Organisation Statement....
  • The course will cover the development of an EPSRC First Grant proposal, specific aspects include (i) the Case for Support (ii) Pathways to Impact (iii) National Importance (iv) Budget Considerations...
  •   Dates:   Day 1: 20 March 2018 Time: 9.30 am – 1.00 pm   Day 2 - (Mock Interview): 26 March 2018 You will be required to attend for one hour on Day 2, which will consist of a...
  •   Date:   Day 1: 14 March 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Day 2 - (Mock Interview): 22 March 2018  You will be required to attend for one hour on Day 2, which will consist of a...
  •   Date: 3 May 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: This event will start with a keynote speech by Steve Orr From Catalyst, followed by a panel discussion on the theme: 'What do...
  •   Dates/Times:   Training on use and completion.  Are you planning research involving health and social care patients or clients?  Do you need to seek R&D permission from a...
  • The workshop will cover opportunities from the RCUK, The Royal Society and Leverhulme Trust. The emphasis will be on the EPSRC scheme and The Royal Academy of Engineering, particularly the Research...
  • The course will cover opportunities for Fellowships from a broad range of funders (RAEng, Royal Society, Leverhulme Trust etc) but with a focus on the EPSRC. We will cover proposal writing, Letters...
  •   Date: 15 March 2018   Time: This event will run between 9.00 am - 1.00 pm (exact time to be confirmed)   Overview: Professor Karen Kelsky will be delivering a career development...
  • The course will cover: - How to find funding - An overview of the main funders (AHRC, ESRC, Leverhulme and British Academy) including success rates and review processes - Insights from a panel...
  • Specifically the course will cover an introduction to the grant application process, the writing of the proposal components (Case for Support, Pathways to Impact, work programme management (Gantt...
  • Course dates are in this 1-page PDF - new dates are added throughout the year - http://go.qub.ac.uk/trainingschedule Designed for: All academic and research staff involved in the collection and...
  •   Date: 30 January 2018 4 June 2018   Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: Are you struggling with being invited for academic interviews and wondering what might wrong with your cover...
  •   Date: 14 May 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: In this course you will become aware of common questions you can be asked in academic interview setting.  You will also be...
  •     Date: 18 June 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: In this course you will become aware of common questions you can be asked in a non-academic interview setting. You will also...
  •   Date: 12 March 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: This workshop will raise your awareness of the range of non-academic careers available to you, focusing on how you can transfer...
  •   Date: 11 June 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: In this non-academic CV course you will find about a variety of non-academic CV layouts you can use and learn how to write career...
  • This workshop will give an overview of the main Fellowship funding schemes available. It will also cover preparation of the various components of a Fellowship application and important aspects which...
  • This workshop will cover preparation of the various components of a MRC Research Grant application. The workshop will include presentations from a Queen’s academic who was, until recently, an...
  • Date: 23 January 2018   Time: 10am - 1pm     Content: A lot of hard work and time goes into conducting research. And then more time and work goes into publishing the results; and...
  •   To be confirmed   Overview: Creative research is original, useful and non-obvious. It is precisely because it is non-obvious that young researchers need all the help they can get to...
  •   Date: 11 April 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 12.00 pm   Overview: In this workshop you will learn the essentials of efficient non-academic CV writing and learn how to use the STAR model for...
  •   Date: 19 April 2018 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: In this course you will learn to apply the principles of effective storytelling and effective communication to prepare and tell...
  •   To be confirmed   Overview: Collaboration is more than the icing on the research cake; it now lies at the heart of the research model for the 21st Century. Individual researchers wishing...
  •   Date: 28 November 2017 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Aimed at: Academic and Research staff and PhD students   Do you want to learn more about undertaking public engagement in your...
  •   Date: 2 May 2018 21 June 2018   Time: 9.30 am - 12.00 pm   This short course provides the essential information required to undertake the role of appraiser in Queen’s. It is...
  •   This programme is for research staff interested in exploring career options beyond academia. Leaving an academic research career path can be daunting and overwhelming. This programme is aimed...
  •   Date: 22 January 2018     Time: 2pm-5pm   Content: Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing...
  •   Date: 16 April 2018 (1 day workshop) Venue: Edgehill College   19 & 20 June 2018 (2 day workshop) Venue: Union Theological College   Time: 9.30 am - 4.30...