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Schools of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences course timetable


Thu 17 Jun – Tue 20 Jul

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June 2021

Fri 25

Time is tight and people are busy, so how do you get an audience for YOUR research? This course will help you sum up your research in a two-minute - or 250-word - "elevator pitch" profile, which you can go on to use as a blueprint for all other communication, whether it's a biography on the university homepage, a media pitch or a letter to a policymaker or collaborator. You will learn how to engage audiences from the opening sentence, what to include (and avoid), and how to think about your research goals in a clearer, simpler way.

    • Following this session, you will be offered the chance to share your pitch with Matt and receive feedback on a one to one basis. **

Part of the Writing to Engage Series with Matt Warren, Deputy Editor of The Conversation (UK)

This workshop is part of the Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice SHSS Online Programme

Wed 30

This workshop has been cancelled. We hope to run in the next academic year.

July 2021

Tue 13

Bookings are closed but if you have signed up late here is the zoom link:

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Meeting ID: 840 1989 3679 Passcode: 549214

Meet a panel of tech experts working with high profile companies and hear what opportunities are available for you after your doctorate

Panel members from Google and Facebook; Session will be chaired by Tyler Shores, Manager of ThinkLab and previous career in tech.

This seminar is part of the Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice SHSS Online Programme

Tue 20


Find out more about the role of academic expertise in policy making

Come along to CSaP's Professional Development Workshop and hear a range of talks from policy makers focusing on the role of research in informing policy decisions both in the UK and internationally. In addition, there will be advice on careers in policy for social scientists and a chance to speak with the experts.