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Effective Researcher (School of Physical Sciences) Tue 29 Nov 2016   10:00 Finished

This interactive and intensive one-day course is intended for PhD students in their first year. You will look at practical ways to increase your effectiveness and meet the challenges of your PhD. The programme covers:

  • Looking at your PhD as a project
  • Working with other people
  • Managing your relationship with your supervisor

Effective problem solving starts with effective problem definition. From there you can creatively apply human imagination and problem solving skills. This half-day practical workshop is a chance to use tools and techniques that enhance your existing skills and practice them on existing challenges.

Bring your scientific challenges with you.

Finishing Your PhD and Looking Beyond new Thu 31 Oct 2019   09:30 [Places]

This course will take a complete look at the final year of your PhD. From the core elements of the thesis and viva and the often forgotten administrative tasks that must get done, on to looking at who you have become and what career path you may take.

This course will cover:

  • Planning your final year
  • Writing your thesis
  • Administration of your final year
  • The viva
  • Understanding who you are: expertise; suitability; values
  • Looking toward your future career

NOTE: Please bring a printed 50-word statement that summarises your research. The statement should be aimed at an educated but non-expert audience.