Beyond Your Degree

This cluster is aimed at students in the later stages of their research degree who are thinking about what next.
18/10/2016 12:15-1:45 EEG169 Finding Funding for Research Charlotte Wasilewski
01/11/2016 12:15-1:45 EEG021 Copyright: your thesis and beyond Roger Fairman
08/11/2016 12:15-1:45 JLG010 Careers for Researchers Rosie Plimmer
10/01/2017 12:15-1:45 EE1102 CVs for Researchers Rosie Plimmer
14/03/2017 12:15-1:45 JLG010 Leading in Research for PGRs Rosie Plimmer

Finding Funding for Research – Charlotte Wasilewski

This session provides an overview of research funding in the UK and internationally, identifying how research is funded and the major funding bodies in the UK and Europe. It also discussion the key stages of putting a bid together: what you need to do and when. It will be of use to those unfamiliar with the funding landscape and wish to learn more and researchers planning to make their first funding bid.

Copyright:  Your Thesis and Beyond – Roger Fairman

This session will give a brief overview of copyright in relation to research activity and in particular the issues relating to dissertations. It will cover both researchers use of other people’s work and the protection your own work including the interactions between copyright and open access / open data.

Careers for Researchers – Rosie Plimmer

This session looks at career options for doctoral students’ post-PhD. Academic and non-academic career paths will be explored, along with techniques to help students both generate career ideas and narrow down the field to identify careers suitable for their particular aptitudes and abilities.

CVs for Researchers – Rosie Plimmer

This practical workshop session will start by looking at the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ of CV writing before looking at the particular requirements for non-academic (reverse chronological) CVs and academic CVs. Bring your CV along.

Leading in Research – Rosie Plimmer

This workshop is an introduction to Leadership which you may wish to explore further once you have completed it. Whether or not you are presently in an ‘official’ leadership role, developing your leadership skills will make a significant contribution to your success in getting things done, forging collaborations and advancing your career.  It is likely that you will already have demonstrated leadership skills in your day to day work as a research student, or through current/ past employment, on a sports field or through voluntary work.  This workshop will help you to identify and put into practice leadership skills and behaviours in your daily life.

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