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    How to be an Effective Researcher
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will learn practical ways to increase their effectiveness in research and meet the challenges of completing a PhD through this interactive and intensive 1 day course.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

What can you do to make yourself a more effective researcher at Doctorate level and get the most out of your PhD? This interactive and intensive 1-day course gives practical ways to increase your effectiveness in research and meet the challenges of completing a PhD Participants will use and develop skills that are essential for a researcher such as communication, planning, time management, problem solving, leadership and assertiveness, as well as building a greater self-awareness of your learning and working styles.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Begin to develop research skills relating to the interpersonal, project management and self-management aspects of undertaking their research
  • Develop PhD/research project planning
  • Develop effective working practices
  • Know how to work with others in the research environment
  • Know how to maximise their impact
  • Know how to manage their Supervisor
  • Make the most of their PhD - planning for the future.

Delivered By: Dr Gabrielle Milson, RDP Team


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.