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Career Management for Researchers @ Strathclyde     show
Career Management for Researchers @ Strathclyde is a blended course, combining online modules and Zoom discussion sessions, to help you explore career options and prepare you for the next stage of your career. A 4-week course - designed to address key career issues for researchers.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Finishing your PhD on Time     show
Participants learn a combination of project management and time management skills & methods applied specifically to the challenge of completing a high quality PhD thesis on time with minimal stress and anxiety. Increased confidence & optimism about completing their PhD thesis on time

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to Archives and Special Collections     show
Join us for this introductory session hosted by staff from Archives and Special Collections.

Target Audience: Undergraduate or postgraduate students, but any staff or students are welcome to attend.


Managing your career - get that job!     show
Please note that this course is now archived and is no longer run by the Researcher Development Team.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Postgraduate Research: Introduction to Teaching     show
This course has been developed by the Researcher Development Team specifically for PGRs who will undertake teaching during their time at Strathclye.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


A Career in Academia -     show
Participants will discover what it takes to make it as an academic and will have the opportunity to talk to early career academics about their experiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


A Career in Academia - Online     show
Participants will discover what it takes to make it as an academic and will have the opportunity to talk to early career academics about their experiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


A Guide to Reflective Writing     show
This day-long course will guide participants through the process of producing reflective writing, outlining techniques for planning and drafting, and detailing the benefits reflective writing can bring.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


A Guide to Reflective Writing (Online)     show
This online course will guide participants through the process of reflective writing, outlining techniques for planning and editing, and detailing the benefits reflective writing can bring.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Academic Poster Design     show
Participants will leave with a foundation in what aspects should be considered when preparing their research findings for visual presentation.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Academic Poster Design - Online     show
Participants will leave with a foundation in what aspects should be considered when preparing their research findings for visual presentation.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Advanced Project Management     show
You will be introduced to tried & tested management techniques for dealing with complex and collaborative projects. This course in complement to previous PM sessions focuses on the remaining material needed for the CAPM exam as well as introducing new advanced techniques and concepts

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


AFHEA information session for PGRs who Teach     show
Information session for Postgraduate Researchers who Teach wishing to apply for Associate Fellowship of the HEA.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Researchers who Teach


Apply Design Thinking to your Research     show
Participants will be introduced to the basic principles of design thinking.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Business Beyond the Bottom Line     show
Participants will examine how to make a living that is aligned with their personal motivations, and consider business and enterprise from that angle.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


CAPM Exam Preparation     show
Preparation to pass the CAPM examination. This course will touch on the necessary background theory required for the exam, however it will focus on the techniques required to score highly in the multiple choice question format.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Careers Beyond Research: Applying your Skills outside Academia     show
Participants will explore a number of careers and what particular options might be compatible with individuals.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Nerves, Resilience and Pro-Resilience     show
A lively and interactive day designed around the issues and complexities of confidence -and dealing with it’s ab- sence- with games and professional activities to help postgraduates focus on what they want out of their life and PhD.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Preparing for the Viva     show
This workshop clarifies the process, practice and preparation for the Viva, and gives suggestions and answers to your questions, so you can approach it effectively.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for PGRs - Beginners     show
The workshop will be highly interactive and all course participants will gain the knowledge and skills to present their research projects with impact to a variety of audiences both academic and non academic.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for PGRs - Intermediate     show
A second stage highly interactive and enjoyable workshop where participants will gain the knowledge & skills to present their research projects with more advanced techniques to a variety of specialist demanding audiences and at large scale events such as conferences & public lectures

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Working with Nerves and Confidence     show
Whether it's supervision, the viva, difficult conversations, presenting, submitting work, impostor syndrome or many others, a PhD is full of challenges to practice confidence and overcome nerves – however unwelcome those may be.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with large general audiences at public events     show
A final stage (advanced) presentation skills course that looks at engaging large international conference audiences or large seminar/workshop audiences

Target Audience: PGR Students


Company Information     show
Session on how to find company information for both your studies and career planning.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Complying with EPSRCs Policy Framework on Research Data     show
This course will introduce researchers to the stipulations made by EPSRC in relation to research data when in receipt of their funding for research.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Conducting a Systematic Literature Review     show
Expand your knowledge of systematic literature reviews. Exporting data from repositories, establishing a unique naming convention, knowledge of JabRef, collating all studies using JabRef, data handling, screening studies using JabRef, creating inclusion and exclusion criteria

Target Audience: Postgraduate Researchers


Creating a Good Supervision Relationship     show
The course will provide individuals with techniques to manage their perspectives and their behaviour in respect of their supervision relationships, ensuring they are active partners in constructing clear, respectful communication and minimising the impact of any problems.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Creating Research Data Management Plans     show
This course will help answer your questions about data management planning and lead you through the process of completing a plan.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Student


Creating Research Data Management Plans - Online     show
This course will help answer your questions about data management planning and lead you through the process of completing a plan.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Student


Creative Problem Solving - Online     show
Participants will learn a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems.

Target Audience: PGR Students


CWC: Networking, marketing and building your professional profile     show
Essential skills for building networks, marketing yourself and understanding how effective and targeted communication strategies can work to market your core competencies to others.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


CWC: Networking, marketing and building your professional profile -Onl     show
Essential skills for building networks, marketing yourself and understanding how effective and targeted communication strategies can work to market your core competencies to others.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


CWC: Public Speaking for PGRs - Beginners - Online     show
The workshop will be highly interactive and all course participants will gain the knowledge and skills to present their research projects with impact to a variety of audiences both academic and non academic.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


CWC: Public Speaking for PGRs - Intermediate - Online     show
A second stage highly interactive and enjoyable workshop where participants will gain the knowledge & skills to present their research projects with more advanced techniques to a variety of specialist demanding audiences and at large scale events such as conferences & public lectures

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Cyber Security Awareness (Students)     show
This is a self-paced course aimed at developing a broad awareness of Cyber Security issues.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Data Management Plans: Workshop     show
This workshop will guide researchers through the rudiments of research data management planning and will look at the various tools & methods available when implementing/embedding a DMP into a project.

Target Audience: Researchers (staff & PGR students)


Designing and Implementing Inter and Transdisciplinary Research     show
This interactive training aims to support researchers to examine the principles of inter and transdisciplinary research, and subsequently examine how their research could improve or benefit embracing these approaches.

Target Audience: PGR and Academic Staff


Developing an Effective Relationship with Your Supervisor     show
The relationship between research student and supervisor is critical to your PhD.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Developing and Engaging in Equitable Ethical Partnerships for Research     show
Please note that this course is now archived and is no longer run by the Researcher Development Team.

Target Audience: PGR and academic staff


Developing Your Voice in your Academic Writing     show
Participants will learn a range of techniques to help develop their own personal style in their academic writing.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Developments in the International Vertically Integrated Project (VIP)     show
Since its inception a few years ago the Vertically Integrated Project Consortium (of which Strathclyde is a founding member) has grown considerably taking in new programs in South East Asia and the Far East.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


Elsevier Researcher Academy seminar     show
How to write a great research paper, and get it accepted by a good journal.

Target Audience: PhD Students, Staff, Researchers and Library staff


Elsevier Researcher Academy: How to Write a Great Research Paper     show
How to Write a Great Research Paper, and Get it Accepted by a Scholarly Journal

Target Audience: PhD Students, Staff, Researchers and Library staff


Endnote Online (in-person)     show
EndNote Online (also known as EndNote Web) is a free tool for Strathclyde staff and students that can help you manage your references and create your bibliography in different referencing styles. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Engaging Beyond Academia: Industry, Networking and Opportunity Online     show
Participants will be introduced to various aspects of engagement with external organisations, including industry.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Enterprise, Commercialisation and Intellectual Property     show
Enterprise, Commercialisation and Intellectual Property

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Evaluating information: Skills Boost     show
Learn techniques to help you evaluate information & discover a range of places to search for high quality, academic materials. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 mins for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Evaluating information: Skills Boost ONLINE     show
Learn techniques to help you evaluate information and discover a range of places to search for high quality, academic materials. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 mins for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Everything you need to know about copyright but afraid to ask - ONLINE     show
This short course is designed to help you understand what Copyright is and how to apply the rules correctly. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Everything you need to know about Copyright but were afraid to ask     show
This short course is designed to help you to understand what Copyright is and how to apply the rules correctly. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Exam preparation: Skills Boost     show
Looking at both preparation and performance, this workshop explores ways to successfully negotiate the exam process. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Exploring Strathclyde’s historical newspapers collection     show
Join this new Skills Boost workshop to learn about Strathclyde’s collection of historical newspapers spanning the 17th to 20th centuries.

Target Audience: Students and staff with an interest in historical newspapers.


Fast Track to Impact     show
Participants will be given access to weekly exercises to fast track their impact no matter what discipline they work in.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Fear of the Blank Page     show
Participants will be introduced to how to start writing and how to keep motivated planning your writing and finishing

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Finding and Accessing Open Access Resources     show
Interested in learning more about finding and using Open Access resources? Looking for articles relating to your research, but keep hitting paywalls? Or are you unsure about using Open Access resources for your assignments?

Target Audience: Undergraduate or postgraduate students, but any staff or students are welcome to attend.


Finding case law     show
This class looks at how to find case law, focussing on using legal databases to do this.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Finding Grey Literature     show
What is grey literature and how can you find it?

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Finding legislation     show
This class looks at how to find legislation, focussing on using legal databases to do this.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Finding Technical Standards     show
This session will provide an overview of standards including how to locate equivalent standards

Target Audience: Academic, Support staff and Undergraduate and Postgraduate students.


Getting Published in Academic Journals     show
Participants will practice a range of writing techniques to aid them in developing a repertoire of writing strategies for journal writing, draft journal abstracts and draft outlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting Published in Academic Journals - Online     show
Participants will practice a range of writing techniques to aid them in developing a repertoire of writing strategies for journal writing, draft journal abstracts and draft outlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting the Most out of Your Supervisory Relationship     show
This workshop will explore the dynamic between the Supervisor and Student to support positive relationships. This workshop can be used as a ‘Day-to-Day Supervision Skills’ option towards the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme.

Target Audience: All staff with a role in PG Research Supervision


Getting to Grips with Fellowships     show
Participants will learn why research grant applications require a different style of writing from papers and theses. They will learn a formula for a good grant application and a recipe for producing that formula.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting to Grips with Grant Writing     show
Participants will be introduced to grant writing and the process of writing winning research proposals.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Google & Google Scholar: how to get the best results: Skills Boost     show
Avoid the pitfalls and get the best results when using Google for academic work. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Google & Google Scholar:how to get best results:Skills Boost ONLINE     show
Avoid the pitfalls and get the best results when using Google for academic work. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


How to address some of researchers’ pressing questions with Scopus     show
This live demonstration introduces Scopus as a tool for research students and researchers who need access to the latest relevant research. It is aimed at beginners and intermediate users.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


How to be an Effective Researcher     show
This course is a chance to step-away from your day-to-day research, and to develop an understanding of what a doctorate actually is and therefore what is required of you to manage it effectively, so as to succeed in the process and get the best out of your supervisor and yourself.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


How to be an Effective Researcher (Online)     show
This course is a chance to step-away from your day-to-day research, and to develop an understanding of what a doctorate actually is and therefore what is required of you to manage it effectively, so as to succeed in the process and get the best out of your supervisor and yourself.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


How to do a PhD     show
Please note that this course is now archived and is no longer run by the Researcher Development Team.

Target Audience: PGR Students


How to get published in a scholarly journal: top tips from a publisher     show
You’ve completed your research and want to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal. Are you wondering where to start? This seminar will cover how to get published in a scholarly journal, with top tips from the publisher.

Target Audience: Postgraduate students, Early Career Researchers.


Immortalising your Research: Ethics, Sharing and Being Open     show
Participants will be introduced to a number of different platforms have recently been developed to facilitate the data sharing and distribution process.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Information Drop in Session - Strathclyde Supervisor Development Prog     show
This open session is an opportunity to meet with a member of the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme team to discuss the new programme and how this supports Supervisor development at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: All staff with a role in PG Research Supervision


Interdisciplinary Collaboration     show
Participants will learn about the latest thinking behind Interdisciplinary Collaborate Research.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Introduction to LaTeX     show
Participants will be introduced to the LaTeX package for scientific word-processing and type-setting.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to Lexis+ UK Legal Research ONLINE     show
This is an opportunity to find out about using Lexis+ UK Legal Research in your learning and research. Please note: This session will be delivered online.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Introduction to Nexis (News & Business Database)     show
Nexis is a powerful research tool which provides international news and business information from a wide range of sources.

Target Audience: Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Academic and Support Staff.


Introduction to NVivo     show
The NVivo course is now archived. Training and development is now provided by self-study materials only, these materials are provided here - https://strath.sharepoint.com/sites/developmentandtraining/SitePages/NVivo.aspx.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Reseach


Introduction to Project Planning (1 day)     show
A high-level overview of key PM techniques and concepts. It offers an introduction to the process of managing projects and the tools to assist in planning and tracking progress.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to Project Planning (series)     show
Part 1 examines how to initially identify the building blocks for a successful project. Part 2 builds on the previous topics to begin to craft the scope or the outputs of the project. Part 3 looks at the process of creating a rigorous and robust project plan.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to Research Data Management and Sharing     show
Participants will introduce researchers to the concepts involved in research data management and sharing as well as what the Strathclyde approach is and what practical steps you should take to ensure you are following best practice.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to research methods: Systematic Literature Review     show
Find out about types of literature reviews, find out about the significance of systematic literature reviews. Why are they needed? Why now? Unique qualities of SLRs. Who conducts SLRs? Parts and steps of SLRs.

Target Audience: Early stage PGRs


Introduction to ScienceDirect: More than a full text platform     show
This webinar will cover the advantages of using ScienceDirect as a search platform, as well as useful features and tips and tricks to help you be more efficient in your research.

Target Audience: All Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


Introduction to Social Media for Academics Workshop     show
A half day session (3 hours) that will lay a foundation for academics using twitter professionally

Target Audience: Research, teaching or academic support staff who would like to start using Twitter to build an academic network


Introduction to Westlaw     show
This is an opportunity to find out about using Westlaw in your learning and research. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate, Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Introductory Training for PGRs who Teach     show
Participants will be given an induction to the skills and attitudes required to teach at the University of Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Invitation to Strathclyde Doctoral School Roadshow 24 February 2-3pm     show
Professor Eleanor Shaw, Associate Principal and Director of Strathclyde Doctoral School (SDS) invites you to come along to this session find out more about SDS.

Target Audience: Faculty of Science


Job Interview Techniques     show
Participants will gain a better understanding of the purpose of an interview, what interviewers are really looking and how to prepare effectively.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Keeping on Top of Your PhD: Time Management Strategies (1 day)     show
The challenge of creating momentum and structure for the duration of a PhD, which is often characterised by long periods of independent work, demands effective, resilient time management skills.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Knowledge Exchange: Monetising Your Research and Ideas     show
Knowledge Exchange: Monetising Your Research and Ideas Through Collaboration, Impact, IP Protection and Commercialisation.

Target Audience: Postgraduate students, researchers and staff


Leadership & Teambuilding     show
Any PhD student looking towards embarking their professional journey - whether academic, commercial research or any other field - will benefit from understanding and being able to demonstrate good leadership characteristics.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Library Lounge: Finding and Accessing Open Access Resources     show
Interested in learning more about finding and using Open Access resources? Join our informal session hosted by staff from the Scholarly Publications and Research Data team.

Target Audience: Undergraduate or postgraduate students, but any staff or students are welcome to attend.


Library Lounge: Virtual Study Sessions.     show
An alternative way to study with other students in an online managed study environment. These virtual study sessions will help you to dedicate specific time to focus on your coursework whilst feeling connected and supported by studying alongside other students.

Target Audience: All students.


Literature searching: how to find & use databases: Skills Boost     show
Literature searching: how to find and use databases. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Literature searching: how to find & use databases:Skills Boost ONLINE     show
Literature Searching: how to find and use databases. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Workshop     show
A workshop for Academics and Researchers who would like to learn more about Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence activities in the Faculty of Science and how they could potentially apply ML/AI techniques in their research

Target Audience: Faculty of Science Academic/Research Staff


Market & Industry Information     show
Session on how to find market research and industry information.

Target Audience: Academic and Support Staff, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students


Marketing Yourself & Your PhD     show
Participants will gain an overview of how to present themselves effectively during professional networking events, on CVs and in application forms.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


MATLAB training     show
Self paced basic and advanced training in MATLAB online via Mathworks

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Navigating Peer Review     show
Participants will explore the peer review process.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Open Access and Research Data Management for Researchers     show
Participants will be introduced to Open Access, and be given practical help on the issues that researchers will face in their career.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Peer Led Writers' Retreat     show
The purpose of a structured writing retreat is to provide a dedicated, calm writing space and time for participants, so they can pursue their writing projects at their own pace in a supportive environment.

Target Audience: All Students


PG Cert RPD - Drop In Session: On Campus     show
We would like to offer support for all PhD candidates registered on the PG Cert RPD.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PG Cert RPD - Drop In Session: Zoom     show
We would like to offer support for all PhD candidates registered on the PG Cert RPD.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PG Cert RPD Information Session     show
This session will cover what the PG Cert RPD is, and how to successfully complete it.

Target Audience: New postgraduate students


PG Essentials:Digital Scholarship Skills     show
Participants will develop their digital scholarship skills

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PhD to Postdoc: Making the Transition     show
Participants will learn about becoming a post-doctoral researcher.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Planning a Systematic Literature Review     show
Formulating and specifying research question. Developing search strings.Understanding Boolean operators for search strings.Utilizing word variants.Selection of databases – where to search?Importance of naming conventions. Developing a search results summary.Exploring JabRef interface.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Researchers


Postgraduate Researcher Induction     show
This session will provide you with an overview of the University, the support and services available to you and expectations of our postgraduate researchers.

Target Audience: First Year Postgraduate Research Students


Postgraduate Stop and Write     show
The aim of the postgraduate stop and write session is to provide you with dedicated time and space to focus on a your own writing project.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Researchers


Predatory Publishing     show
Learn more about Predatory Publishing. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Preparing for your Viva - Online     show
This online course aims to prepare you for your viva.

Target Audience: PGRs


Preparing to be an Examiner or Convener     show
The PhD viva is a core part of the examination of PhD students and yet there is very little written about, and training given, in how to effectively examine PhD students. For many examiners the only training will have been their own viva and learning from peers on the job.

Target Audience: All Academic Staff


Preparing Your Student for Viva     show
This session is designed to complement the training offered to Viva candidates at Strathclyde. This workshop can be used as a ‘Academic Writing & the Viva Voce Exam’ option towards the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme.

Target Audience: All staff with a role in PG Research Supervision


Presenting Online and Handling Questions at a Conference Presentation     show
Please note that this course is now archived and is no longer run by the Researcher Development Team.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Problem Solving in Reality     show
Wouldn’t it be nice if someone would provide us with the picture of a completed PhD project, showing a happy researcher, and a clear path to help us get there?

Target Audience: PGR Students


Problem Solving: Five Creative and Powerful Methods     show
Your PhD research must answer an academic challenge, and active research requires the solution of countless problems. So, you have to know how to approach challenge constructively, how to create new ideas and turn them into practical steps.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Professional Networking for Researchers     show
Participants will explore networking strategies, engagement methods and how to "pitch" themselves and their ideas.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Professional Networking for Researchers - Online     show
Participants will explore networking strategies, engagement methods and how to "pitch" themselves and their ideas.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Project Management in the Real World     show
Participants will become more comfortable using the PM techniques learned through planning and re-planning a project; to more confidently present their projects and proposals to managers, colleagues, funders and other stakeholders.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Referencing skills: how & why you should reference: Skills Boost     show
How and why you should reference. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Referencing skills: how & why you should reference:Skills Boost ONLINE     show
How and why you should reference. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: All students and staff


Referencing with APA7 ONLINE     show
Undergraduate and postgraduate students can sign-up for this online workshop to take part in activities and learn the fundamentals of writing references using APA7.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students.


Referencing with Harvard ONLINE     show
Undergraduate and postgraduate students can sign-up for this online workshop to take part in activities and learn the fundamentals of writing references using Harvard. Please note: This session will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduates and Postgraduates


Referencing with Oscola (in-person)     show
We will look at some of the key principles of OSCOLA, the Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities. OSCOLA is a well-regarded and commonly used guide to legal citation (or referencing). Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduates and Postgraduates


Research Bidding and Design - Getting Started - ONLINE     show
This class aims to enable research staff and early career academics starting out in research bidding and design to develop their knowledge, skills and abilities in development and submission of small, early career research proposals.

Target Audience: For research staff and early career academics starting out in research bidding and design. Individuals from other staff categories may also find this class useful if they are intending to apply for research funding.


Research Data Deposit in Pure and DOIs     show
This course will provide active researchers with a practical guide to depositing their research data in Pure and how to obtain a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) for inclusion in a related publication Data Statement

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students in the latter stages of PhD, Research Staff


Research Integrity     show
Participants will learn about how to employ the highest standards of research integrity. You will be introduced to potential pitfalls and how to avoid your authority as a researcher being undermined by your own actions or the actions of others.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Integrity in Practice     show
This highly interactive workshop is suitable for those looking to explore such questions, to enhance their own professional knowledge and conduct, and those wanting to learn from the conduct of others also.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Research Integrity Online     show
Participants will explore all aspects of Research integrity

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Interns Poster Event     show
An event to celebrate the outputs of research internships undertaken by undergraduate students in the summer of 2019.

Target Audience: Staff, students


Researcher’s Group AGM     show
The Researchers’ Group annual general meeting is held to review the year’s achievements and look forward as a group, including the election of new committee members who provide a voice for researchers’ throughout the university.

Target Audience: Research Staff


Researchers Guide to Ethics     show
Participants will gain a good knowledge of ethics so that they recognise when ethics is a consideration in their own work and they have the skills to obtain ethics approval when necessary.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Resilience for Researchers     show
Participants will learn to use self-awareness to increase resilience, creativity and lead a more balanced research career.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Responsible Research and Innovation Series     show
This course introduces principles and concepts of responsible research and innovation and provides attendees with tools, processes, and frameworks for developing innovations responsibility. It is funded through the University of Strathclyde EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

Target Audience: PGR students, including Impact Champions


Risk Management (1 day)     show
A solid grounding in the major tools and techniques to identify, assess and plan for risks. Delegates will also learn to identify the likely areas of risk, to apply a standard methodology for quantifying risks and to develop solutions and contingency.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Risk Management (series)     show
This two-part series of online training webinars aims to provide participants with tools and techniques to proactively identify and respond to risks within their own project environment.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Safe Talk     show
Suicide Awareness Training

Target Audience: Staff,Students+PG Researchers


SBS 2-Day Workshop & Retreat: Writing Your First Paper     show
This session is part of the SBS Writing Programme of Events. This course is for SBS PGR students and Staff who are early in their writing career. Day 1 is a Workshop and Day 2 is a Retreat.

Target Audience: SBS Staff & PGR early in their academic writing careers


SBS 2-Day Writing Workshop & Retreat     show
This course is part of the SBS Writing Programme of Events for all staff and PGR students. Day 1 is a writing workshop and day 2 is a writing retreat.

Target Audience: SBS Staff & PGR Students, Early Career Researchers


SBS Facilitators Workshop: How to Run a Writing Retreat     show
This session is part of the SBS Writing Programme of Events. This course is for SBS Staff who want to run Structured Writing Retreats.

Target Audience: SBS Staff


SBS Rhetoric and Composition Workshop     show
This course is part of the SBS Writing Programme of Events for all staff and PGR students.

Target Audience: SBS Staff & PGR Students


Scopus Yourself - Learn all about Scopus author profiles     show
Author level metrics may be used for tenure, funding and for other research performance based decisions; therefore, it is important to ensure your researcher profile reflects your information correctly.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


Scopus: Understanding Research Metrics and using these responsibly     show
This lecture will provide a high-level understanding of some of the publication and citation metrics and how they are calculated.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Students, Academic staff, Researchers, and Library staff


SEES Gatherings: Research & Knowledge Exchange Services     show
A rolling programme of staff engagement sessions for all SEES staff which will provide opportunities for getting to know each other; providing updates; Q&A sessions; networking opportunities; greater understanding about the diversity of SEES; sharing best practice.

Target Audience: All SEES staff.


Spectacular Information and Visualising Data     show
Participants will be introduced to various types of visual formats including standard graphs, mapping data and infographics.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


SPIRAL - Applying for your first role: in academic posts & fellowships     show
Aimed at Research Staff planning an academic career either through the independent researcher route (fellowships) or applying for their first lectureship (teaching and research).

Target Audience: Research staff planning an academic research career


SPIRAL - Attract Research Funding: Writing & Applying For Fellowships     show
Learn more about writing and applying for postdoctoral fellowships in this workshop - from planning and preparation to the process of application itself.

Target Audience: Research staff / postdocs


SPIRAL - Considering your Career Options     show
This session will provide participants with an overview of the possible career pathways, both academic and non-academic, available to research staff as well as how to progress along these tracks.

Target Audience: For Research Assistants, Research Associates and Research Fellows


SPIRAL - Engaging with Industrial Partners     show
This online ½ day workshop is to support academics become more effective at engaging with industry partners. It has a specific focus on Research and KE activities within a consultancy role to the industrial partner.

Target Audience: For those who are engaging with industry partners


SPIRAL - Figures, Images & Visualising Information     show
This workshop is designed to introduce participants to various types of visual formats including standard graphs, information visualisations and graphics for publication.

Target Audience: Research staff / postdocs


SPIRAL - Growing Up in Higher Education     show
‘Growing Up in Higher Education’ is an event series focusing on the unofficial stories behind successful academic careers. Each session invites a different speaker to discuss and reflect on their career journey – examining doubts, struggles and detours as well as successes.

Target Audience: Research and early career academic staff


SPIRAL - Hosting conferences and events     show
This in-person session will give an overview of the venues and services available at the University for hosting conferences and events. A light lunch will be provided

Target Audience: For those wishing to attract and host conferences and events at the University


SPIRAL - Impact and Influence     show
This lively and enjoyable session, run by VOX Coaching, will explore practical communication skills that will help you increase your confidence, become someone to whom others want to listen and achieve greater impact and influence.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


SPIRAL - Leading and Managing Research Staff     show
This online workshop explores how you take a structured approach to leading and managing research staff to get the best from your team.

Target Audience: Academic / Fellows / Senior Postdocs


SPIRAL – Managing & Supervising Researchers Peer Network     show
This peer network is designed to support those managing and supervising researchers.

Target Audience: Academic staff and all others involved in managing and supervising researchers


SPIRAL - Managing and Delivering Successful CPD Sessions     show
A highly practical full-day, fully online workshop for staff designing or delivering professional development sessions for external stakeholders (e.g. colleagues from other institutions, industry, government, etc.) with a focus on engagement and effectiveness.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers expected to deliver CPD sessions to groups of professionals


SPIRAL - Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your research team to deliver successful projects, work effectively through your team delivering results and develop others' capability to perform. The workshop will offer a range of practical tools and approaches to extend your management skills.

Target Audience: Research leaders and those aspiring to be


SPIRAL - Project Management for Research and K.E.     show
This online workshop will look at the tools and techniques used in managing research projects which will build processes and structures that support project delivery.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers managing projects


SPIRAL - Research Funding Peer Network     show
This peer network is designed to connect and support those involved or interested to become involved in research funding.

Target Audience: All staff members who are involved or would like to become involved in gaining and managing research funding


SPIRAL - Research Funding Peer Network - April 2022     show
This is a session of the Research Funding Peer Network, designed to connect and support those involved or interested to become involved in research funding.

Target Audience: All staff members who are involved or would like to become involved in gaining and managing research funding


SPIRAL - Research Integrity in Practice     show
This highly interactive workshop suits anyone looking to enhance their own and other’s practice. Plenty of exploration of fundamentals, along with discussion and application to your situation. We aim to make the subject a lively and vital part of your daily practice as a researcher.

Target Audience: Anyone looking to enhance their own, or others' practice. Research & academic staff.


SPIRAL - Research Staff Induction     show
Research staff induction is targeted at Research Staff new to Strathclyde or new to a Research Staff role at Strathclyde. It provides an introduction to the support /opportunities available to help in your current role as well as an opportunity to meet some other Researchers.

Target Audience: Research Staff new to the University or new to a Research Staff role


SPIRAL - Researcher Careers: Non-Academic Careers in Higher Education     show
This seminar event will explore the career paths and current roles of a number of speakers having moved from a research background into non-academic roles in higher education. Come along to learn more about different types of careers!

Target Audience: Research staff members and any staff looking to explore their career options


SPIRAL - Researcher Meet-up     show
Monthly meet-up for researchers to connect with peers and learn about initiatives and services at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Research Staff (e.g. Research Assistants, Research Associates, Research Fellows)


SPIRAL - Responsible Research and Innovation Series     show
This course introduces principles and concepts of responsible research and innovation and provides attendees with tools, processes, and frameworks for developing innovations responsibility. It is funded through the University of Strathclyde EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

Target Audience: Research Staff, in particular new staff members and Impact Champions


SPIRAL - Seven Secrets of Successful Research Supervision Online     show
You know what your research student should be doing, but it just does not seem to be happening. Despite your best efforts to set up good habits for your student, it does not work. Why is this, and what can you do to make completing a PHD easier for your students and for you?

Target Audience: For supervisors of doctoral research students


SPIRAL - Strathclyde Winter Writing Retreat     show
The Strathclyde Writing Retreat supports participants wishing to make significant progress on writing projects by allowing sufficient time to immerse themselves in the writing activity and to benefit from peer support.

Target Audience: For academics, researchers, and knowledge exchange staff looking for protected time and space to work on writing.


SPIRAL - Turbocharge Your Writing (for staff) Online Session     show
Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are clear and practical strategies that can increase your writing productivity.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


SPIRAL - Working with Policymakers: a Practical Guide     show
A practical introduction to engaging with policymakers in Scotland. This is an online talk followed by a Q & A session.

Target Audience: Researchers, KE Staff, ECRs, research directors, directors of impact.


SPIRAL: Improving Cost Recovery on Research Projects     show
Understand the different cost elements of a research project and how the recovery of institutional costs (overheads) can be improved when a research project is costed.

Target Audience: All staff involved in costing research projects, approving costings of research projects, or managing departmental/faculty finances in relation to research.


SPIRAL-Engaging 'Hard-to-Reach' Audiences/Widening Impact     show
This workshop will explore generalisable principles underpinning the successful delivery of a successful KE project and how they could be applied to a wide range of academic disciplines and audiences.

Target Audience: For academics, researchers, and knowledge exchange staff


Stats for the Fearful     show
This course starts with a reminder of basic statistics and then introduces the principles behind statistical inference and hypothesis testing. The emphasis is on interpreting outputs from such analysis as might appear in academic journals.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Supervision and Making it Work for You     show
Of course, the supervisor’s role is just one aspect of that and another, rather critical, part is you and your contributions to it – how effective are they? Hopefully you’ve thought about such questions? If so, and if not, this workshop could be for you.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Supporting International Students     show
This workshop will explore key considerations for staff supervising international research students. This workshop can be used as a ‘Day-to-Day Supervision Skills’ option towards the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme.

Target Audience: All staff with a role in PG Research Supervision


Sustainable Labs Lunch     show
S-Labs lunch catch-up

Target Audience: Current lab members and any new interested staff and students


Taking Charge of Your Time: Avoid Drifting     show
Learn some simple techniques to make the most of your time, day by day, week by week. Ensuring you make good use of your time will increase your productivity. This will also boost your mood and your motivation, helping you sustain your work output over the long-haul of PhD study.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Techniques for Confident Professional Communication     show
This course addresses the psychological and practical challenges of communicating in a range of professional settings, e.g.: communicating with senior colleagues and supervisors; presenting to groups; negotiating with collaborators.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


The Art and Craft of Editing     show
Participants will learn how practical editing skills can improve their writing.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Thesis Writing Bootcamp     show
This workshop explores the practicalities of thesis writing, including planning techniques, appropriate writing style and how to make writing more productive.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Three Minute Thesis Training     show
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to compete in the University of Strathclyde's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Time and Self-Management for Researchers     show
Every PhD has busy-ness and stillness; many also have overload and procrastination. So much so, that managing time becomes more about managing ourselves, our priorities and motivation than simply ticking things off a to-do list.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Time and Self-Management for Researchers - Online     show
Every PhD has busy-ness and stillness; many also have overload and procrastination. So much so, that managing time becomes more about managing ourselves, our priorities and motivation than simply ticking things off a to-do list.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Time management, motivation & prioritising     show
Time management and motivation is not about working more, it’s about working smarter. This half day workshop is designed specifically for researchers who are interested in developing their time management skills and optimising their working hours.

Target Audience: PGR Students


Tips to boost your wellbeing : Skills Boost     show
Our skills boost session will provide you with tips to boost your emotional wellbeing and mental health. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This will be an in-person class on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Tips to boost your wellbeing: Skills Boost ONLINE     show
Our 30 min skills boost session will provide you with tips to boost your emotional wellbeing and mental health. Please note: The main class will be 30 minutes with an additional 15 minutes for questions. Please note: This sessions will be delivered online via Zoom.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Understanding Research Metrics.     show
Topics that will be covered Journal-Level, Article-Level, and Author-Level metrics.

Target Audience: PhD Students, Staff, Researchers.


Using Web of Science for research     show
How to use Web of Science to find out about developments in your research field.

Target Audience: Staff and PostGraduates


Value of Research and Scholarship to Users Workshop     show
This course is part of the SBS Writing Programme of Events for all staff and PGR students.

Target Audience: SBS Staff & PGR Students


VIP Networking Event     show
A networking and information event for the Vertically Integrated Projects. This event aims to foster greater connectivity and interaction between the current projects as well as raise awareness of the types of projects running.

Target Audience: Staff and Students


vLex Justis training     show
vLex Justis is a legal research platform. This training will cover searching and accessing materials using vLex Justis.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


vLex Justis training ONLINE     show
vLex Justis is a legal research platform. This training will cover searching and accessing materials using vLex Justis.

Target Audience: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


Westlaw Advanced     show
Westlaw is a legal database service. Westlaw provides full-text access to legal information. Please note: This session will be delivered in-person on campus.

Target Audience: Undergraduate, Postgraduate Students, Academic and Support Staff.


What Next Career Planning for Researchers?     show
Participants learn how to develop long term self-management skills for future career progressions. We will consider the current job market and landscape and provide advice on how to keep up to date with relevant labour market intelligence to support career progression.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing and Presenting Research     show
Participants will learn generic skills required for academic research, and explore the issues associates with writing and presenting research for academic and non-academic purposes.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 1     show
Participants will explore writing in the 1st year of the doctorate, covering writing about the literature, using writing to develop their own style, and to manage an evolving research project.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 1 - Online     show
Participants will explore writing in the 1st year of the doctorate, covering writing about the literature, using writing to develop their own style, and to manage an evolving research project.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 2     show
Participants will explore issues relevant to writing in the 2nd year of the doctorate. Particular emphasis is given to the difficulty managing an evolving project, understanding the demands and structure of research writing and applying that knowledge.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 2 - Online     show
Participants will explore issues relevant to writing in the 2nd year of the doctorate. Particular emphasis is given to the difficulty managing an evolving project, understanding the demands and structure of research writing and applying that knowledge.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 3     show
Participants will explore a range of topics pertinent to the final stages of writing up a doctoral thesis. It deals with tasks and issues important to finishing off a thesis, such as the difficulties of editing a large document and writing to deadlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 3 - Online     show
Participants will explore a range of topics pertinent to the final stages of writing up a doctoral thesis. It deals with tasks and issues important to finishing off a thesis, such as the difficulties of editing a large document and writing to deadlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence & Getting Going With Academic Writing     show
This workshop kick-starts your academic writing and helps you develop productive and effective habits.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing with confidence: authentic and persuasive writing for posters,     show
This interactive workshop will help you get your written messages across all media to wider audiences with a dash of personality, clarity and targeted knowledge.

Target Audience: PGR Students


WWC: Writing for posters, Media and Public Engagement     show
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to adapt and present their research work by engaging in a series of fun and thoughtful exercises to present different styles of writing to their peers in the room.

Target Audience: PGR Students