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    Apply Design Thinking to your Research
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will be introduced to the basic principles of design thinking.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

This workshop will introduce participants to the basic principles of design thinking and will include exercies to apply the methodology to their research, careers and project management.

Participants are encouraged to come to the workshop with specific research related "wicked problems" in mind. The workshop will include group work, individual reflection and class participation and participants will be taken through the design thinking technique step by step. 


By the end of the workshop participants will have:


  • Developed skills that will be useful for creative thinking
  • Been introduced to the design thinking technique
  • Improved effectiveness with regard to thinking abstractly.

Delivered By: Dr Joanna Young, Scientific Editing Company


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.