Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

At a glance - workshops this month

Doctoral researcher workshops quick-glance schedule. Workshops this month and next.

Booking: these courses generally open for booking one month in advance of the shown date. If you do not see a live booking link please check back nearer the course date.

Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest opportunity and at least 3 days before the event. Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur (e.g. photocopying, catering) which relate directly to places reserved.

How to cancel: you can cancel your booking via the MyEd Event Booking Channel. Go to MyEd and then the Event Booking Channel. Click on "My Bookings" - here you will have the option to cancel your place. We maintain attendance registers; unexpected absences will be noted. If you consistently fail to attend, or repeatedly cancel with very short notice, you may be prevented from booking future IAD events.

Researcher Development workshops for February 2021

Getting Started with Postgraduate Research                                01/02/2021
Writing Clinic 01/02/2021
Writing a Literature Review (CAHSS) 02/02/2021
Working with your Supervisor and your Supervisory Team 02/02/2021
Critical Thinking Workshop for PGR's 03/02/2021
The Inner Game - Exploring Stress, Balance, Resilience and Self-Belief 03/02/2021
Speed Reading 03/02/2021
PhD Thesis Workshop: Preparing to Submit and Defend your Thesis (CMVM) 04/02/2021
Finding Academic Literature - CMVM (Medicine) 04/02/2021
Storytelling Techniques for Effective Communication 05/02/2021
Beginners Guide to Imaging for CMVM, CAHSS and CSCE Students 08/02/2021
Writing a Literature Review (SCE/MVM) 08/02/2021
Beating Writer's Block (CAHSS) 09/02/2021
Presenting Your Research Virtually - Best Practice for Online (and Live) Presenting 09/02/2021
Is My Writing Academic Enough? (CAHSS) 10/02/2021
Networking Skills Workshop 11/02/2021
Resercher Writing Hour 11/02/2021
7 Reasons You'll Pass Your Viva 12/02/2021
Beating Writer's Block (SCE/MVM) 15/02/2021
Presenting with Ease - presentation Techniques (CAHSS) 15/02/2021
Writing Clinic 16/02/2021
Presenting with Ease - Presentation Techniques (CSCE & CMVM) 16/02/2021
Advanced English Grammar & Punctuation 17/02/2021
Writing Well: Language and Style 17/02/2021
Three Minute Thesis Competition Preparation Workshop 18/02/2021
Presenting with Ease - Delivering Presentations 19/02/2021
Writing for Publication  22/02/2021
Is My Writing Academic enough? (CSCE & CMVM) 23/02/2021
Researcher Writing Hour 23/02/2021
Seven Secrets of a Highly Successful Research Student  23/02/2021
Realising the Benefits of Good Research Data Management 23&24/02/2021
The Imposter Syndrome: Why successful people often feel like frauds  24/02/2021

How to record your Three Minute Thesis Video using Media Hopper Create

Writing Well: Language and Style 24/02/2021
Statistics Consultancy 1:1 Session 24/02/2021
Finding Academic Literature - CSCE 25/02/2021
Three Minute Thesis Competition Preparation Workshop 25/02/2021
How to Be an Effective Researcher 25&26/02/2021

Effective Slide Design for Three Minute Thesis


March 2021

Writing for Publication                                                                                      01/03/2021
Academic Writer - Creative Writer 02/03/2021
Designing Effective Slides 02/03/2021
Managing and Developing your Work, your Goals and Yourself 03/03/2021
Collaborative Writing and Publishing 03/03/2021
PGR Presenting with Ease 04/03/2021
PGR Effective Conference Posters 04/03/2021
PGR Time Management 05/03/2021
Three Minute Thesis Competition Peer Practice Session 05/03/2021
Writing Abstracts 09/03/2021
Voice and Presentation Skills Workshop 09/03/2021
Pitch Perfect: Public Speaking, Networking and Engaging 10/03/2021
Communicating the Impact of your Research 11/03/2021
Finding Funding for Research 12/03/2021
This is what I do… and this is why it matters 15/03/2021
Writing Clinic 16/03/2021
Managing Your Research Project 18/03/2021
Writing freely: blogging about your research 22/03/2021
Presenting with Ease - Presentation Techniques (CAHSS) 22/03/2021
Critical Thinking Workshop for PGR's 23/03/2021
Presenting with Ease - Presentation Techniques (CSCE & CMVM) 23/03/2021
Thesis Writing Bootcamp: Planning, Finishing and Avoiding Pitfalls 24/03/2021
Presenting with Ease - Delivering Presentations 26/03/2021
How to Design an Effective Conference Poster  31/03/2021