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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


Academic & Research Writing for Speakers of Other Languages     show
English not your first language? Want to enhance your academic and research writing skills in English? OSDU are hosting 4 classes every Wednesday (2-4.30pm) starting from the 18 Jan for 4 weeks.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff whose first language is not English


Aid-funded Research Masterclass – GCRF and Newton Fund     show
Maximising impact for aid-funded research. Raise your chances of winning aid research through strategic impact planning. Full-day workshop with follow-up online training and feedback.

Target Audience: Academics and Research Staff


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Becoming an Engaging Researcher (Engage! Mini-Conference)     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Building a Successful Research Career - ONLINE     show
This is the online version of the core SPARK class, Building a Successful Research Career and can be taken as an alternative to the face-to-face class. The format of this class mirrors that of the face-to-face class whilst offering you the flexibility to study around your commitments.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Research Staff and those interested in pursuing a career in research


Building a Successful Research Career (BASRC)     show
Building a Successful Research Career is run by OSDU (the Organisational & Staff Development Unit). It is designed for existing and aspiring research staff, particularly those in the early part of their career

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


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
Participants will learn the theory and techniques required to pass the CAPM exam.

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


Changes and Improvements to Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)     show
The KTP model has been criticised for being overly complex and bureaucratic. A number of changes addressing simplification and improvements are being implemented. This session outlines the policy changes, along with timescales and implications for the KTP community / KTP applicants.

Target Audience: Staff


Communicating with Confidence: Nerves, Resilience and Pro-Resilience     show
Designed around the issues and complexities of confidence -and dealing with it’s absence- with games and professional activities to help postgraduates focus on what they want out of their life and how to start building the structures to attain those long term personal visions.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Networking Skills, Assertiveness     show
An interactive day of activities and presentations to help postgraduate students build their personal networking strategies for long term career success and to understand the workings of power and influence in professional relationships

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Preparing for the Viva     show
Participants will learn exactly what a typical Viva would be like and what they can do to prepare for it.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for PGRs - Beginners     show
Learn how to present yourself and your work authentically with confidence and impact.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for PGRs - Intermediate     show
Learn how to connect with complex and demanding audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Working with Nerves and Confidence     show
Participants will learn to communicate effectively and at all stages of a research career through learning the tools to help communicate and act effectively and assertively whatever the setting.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Completing with Confidence: Finishing your PhD on Time     show
Participants will learn strategies to overcome some of the challenges that researchers face during the final writing and submission stages of their projects.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research 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


Creating Effective Poster Presentations     show
Participants will learn the basic principles behind poster design.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Creating Research Data Management Plans     show
Participants will get help to answer their questions about data management planning and lead them through the process of completing a plan.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Student


Creating Webpages From Scratch     show
Participants will explore how to create web pages from scratch.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research 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)


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


DSEAR Awareness (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
For all persons working with flammable, highly flammable and explosive substances e.g. gases, liquids & organic dusts. Provides an overview of the legal requirements and controls required when working with these dangerous substances or explosive atmospheres.

Target Audience: Staff and post graduate students


DSEAR Workshop (Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regs)     show
The course provides those delegates with responsibility for design, installation, use and maintenance of equipment or systems involving gases and solvents with an understanding of how to apply the principles of DSEAR. This will include introduction of a simple calculator for hazardou

Target Audience: Staff and post graduate students


Effective Time Management for Postgraduates     show
This workshop is designed for new postgraduate students but may be of interest to all postgraduates wishing to review their current study practices (NB: This not a credit bearing course: PhD students should consider attending the PG Cert. accredited workshops within the RDP).

Target Audience: Postgraduate


Endnote     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Endnote.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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


Engaging in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research     show
Participants will learn about the latest thinking behind Interdisciplinary Collaborate Research (ICR), followed by an introduction to some useful frameworks to aid practical engagements in this form of research.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Enterprise, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (Online)     show
Participants will explore enterprise framed through the lens of their personal aspirations.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


EPSRC Manufacturing the Future - Grant Applications for ECRs     show
This session is aimed at Early Career Researchers who wish to make successful applications to EPSRC. Advice for Early Career Researchers on relevant EPSRC funding schemes and how best to apply for them.

Target Audience: Early Career Researchs eligible to apply for EPSRC funding


EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Team Visit to Strathclyde     show
This briefing session will provide an opportunity to understand the Manufacturing the Future Theme at EPSRC. With reference to the delivery plans, outcomes frameworks and manufacturing priorities.

Target Audience: all academic staff eligible to apply for EPSRC funding (focused on Manufacturing but open to all academics)


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


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 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


Horizon 2020 Opportunities for Industrial Engagement in Horizon 2020     show
This session will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available to facilitate collaborative research and innovation partnerships with industry.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


Horizon 2020: BREXIT and access to Horizon 2020 Funding     show
This session will provide an overview of the information currently available relating to EU funding opportunities in light of the on-going Brexit process. Attendees will hear an overview of the main messages from the Government and the European Commission.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


Horizon 2020: Hints and Tips for Successful Applications     show
This session will provide detailed hints and tips on what makes a successful application to Horizon 2020. The session will include examples from previous successful applications, comments from reviewers, and advice on how to maximise your score under each section of the evaluation.

Target Audience: The course will be of most value to those planning an application to Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020: Overview of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)     show
Blazej Thomas, from the UK Research Office in Brussels (UKRO), will provide an overview of the opportunities for funding under the Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA).

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


How to be an Effective Researcher     show
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.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


How to manage your research data     show
The following on-line training course is provided by RDMS and provides an introduction to research data management.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduates


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


Increasing Research Impact through International Development     show
An introduction to the funding opportunities for research and knowledge exchange in developing countries through aid agencies and development banks.

Target Audience: Academic, Research and KE staff interested in working with developing country partners


Induction Day for Research Staff     show
The University welcomes new research staff to with a dedicated session three times a year. It is advised that Research Staff attend both the General New Staff Induction seminar as well as the Research Staff Induction Event.

Target Audience: Research Staff new to the University


Information Session: PGR Supervisor Training @ Strathclyde     show
The Faculty is pleased to host this information session to showcase the training opportunities available for both new and existing supervisors of postgraduate research.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Probationery Staff


Interview Techniques for Postgraduate Researchers     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


Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics     show
This introductory demonstration will show the fundamental workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics modelling environment. We will cover all of the key modelling steps, including geometry creation, setting up physics, meshing, solving, and postprocessing.

Target Audience: Staff and Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to Impact for Aid-funded Research – GCRF and Newton Fund     show
Raise your chances of winning aid- funded research through strategic impact planning. Workshop builds skills in planning research to maximise the impact on economic development and social well-being in developing countries.

Target Audience: Academics, Research Staff and Professional Services staff supporting researchers


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 NVivo     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to NVivo.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Reseach


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


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


Leadership & Teambuilding     show
Participants will learn practical approaches to understanding the methods and theory of team working and team leadership.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Library Use and Information Literacy Skills for Researchers.     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Library use and information literacy skills.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITNs)     show
Participants will gain an overview of the opportunities available under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN scheme, as well as a detailed understanding of the key considerations involved in the planning, writing and submitting of a proposal, and hints and tips from successful grantees.

Target Audience: Academic / Research staff at all levels


Marketing Yourself & Your PhD     show
Participants will gain an overview of how to present themselves effectively using CVs and application forms when applying for opportunities in academia, research and beyond.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


MATLAB     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to MATLAB software.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Microsoft Access     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Microsoft Access

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Microsoft Excel     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Microsoft Excel.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Microsoft Powerpoint     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Microsoft Project     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Microsoft Project.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


MindGenius for Project Management Online     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to MindGenius.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


MSCA Innovative Training Networks: Addressing impact     show
Workshop 2: Addressing Impact in your ITN Application

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


MSCA Innovative Training Networks: Building your training programme     show
Workshop 1: Building Training into your ITN application

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Newton Fund Information Event     show
This interactive session provides information to colleagues on the Newton Fund, a £735 million fund operated by the UK's Department of Business, Energy, Industry and Skills.

Target Audience: Academic and Research Staff


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


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 your PhD     show
Participants will learn how to finish their PhD on time and enjoy the process along the way by utilising specific skills and tools. This workshop will introduce participants to the PhD Planning Toolkit.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Planning your Professional Development as a Researcher     show
Participants will gain insight into strategies for developing the skills needed for a successful doctoral research degree and career.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Postgraduate Research Student Induction     show
This event is an opportunity to ask questions and find out more about being a PhD student at Strathclyde. This full day University wide event will provide you with the chance to meet key people within the university and also within your research area.

Target Audience: First Year Postgraduate Research Students


Preparing for PG Study: Information Literacy & Research Readiness     show
This workshop is designed for new postgraduate students but may be of interest to all postgraduates wishing to review their current study practice. (NB: This not a credit bearing course. PhD students should consider attending the PG Cert. accredited workshops within the RDP).

Target Audience: Postgraduates


Preparing your data for deposit and making it FAIR     show
This course will help you to understand how to prepare your data for deposit in ways which make it Finadable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reproduceable/Reusable.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Problem Solving: Five Powerful Methods to Widen your Options     show
Participants will learn a number of tools that help them generate ideas for solving real problems, help them respond constructively to the challenges they face, and develop a flexible and dynamic approach to problem solving.

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


Project Management in the Real World     show
Participants will receive a solid grounding in the major tools and techniques needed to plan and manage projects. The techniques will include goal setting, estimating, PERT and Gantt charting, risk management, tracking, and Resource management.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Qualtrics - Building Effective Surveys.     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Qualtrics.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Audit 2017 Information Session     show
SBS-focused event for staff to be briefed on the next institutional-wide research audit, in preparation for REF 2020/21

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Research Staff, Research Administrators


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 Online     show
Participants will explore all aspects of Research integrity

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Supervision Development     show
You know what your research student should be doing, but it just doesn't 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


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


Risk Management in the Real World     show
Participants will learn about the major tools and techniques needed to identify, quantify and plan for risks. This course can lead to a professional qualification, Certified Associate in Project Management.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


SBS Open Access Policy Information Session     show
SBS Open Access Policy Information Session - what staff must do to comply with HEFCE open access rules.

Target Audience: 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.


Social Media for Researchers: Impact, Engagement & Measurement     show
Demonstrating social media competence is a critical communication tool for research active staff.

Target Audience: Research active staff with some background in using social media


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 - An Intro to Public Engagement: Why Bother?     show
Has public engagement (PE) piqued your interest but you don’t know where to start? Do you want to understand why PE is important and how it might inform your research? Come along to this whistle stop tour of PE and find out more!

Target Audience: For those new to public engagement


SPIRAL - Applying for Post-Doctoral Fellowships     show
In this workshop you will find out what steps you should take, time frames, what a fellowship involves, international options, how to apply, the different types of fellowships available and how to use your connections to your advantage.

Target Audience: Early Career Research Staff / Postdocs


SPIRAL - Building Sustainable Research Partnerships     show
This practical workshop is for research leaders who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of building sustainable research partnerships

Target Audience: For academics / researchers who wish to build a sustainable research partnership


SPIRAL - Communicating Effectively with the Media     show
This practical workshop will allow you to develop skills and techniques to engage effectively with the media. The workshop will primarily focus on broadcast media.

Target Audience: For Research Staff who are or will be expected to engage with the media


SPIRAL - Considering your Career Options     show
This workshop 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 - Designing and Delivering Successful CPD     show
This practical one-day workshop will provide a framework for the development and design of sessions and workshops are be engaging and relevant.

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


SPIRAL - Engaging with Industrial Partners     show
This practical 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 - Engaging with Public Policy Makers     show
This practical workshop will help you understand the public policy arenas: structures, processes and decision makers as well as how best to navigate them to bring about lasting relationships.

Target Audience: For academic and research staff who need to influence public policy makers


SPIRAL - Enhancing Your Research Reputation     show
This workshop will provide an overview and awareness of the key aspects in leveraging your research reputation within industry, society and other academic institutions.

Target Audience: For those who would like to enhance their research reputation


SPIRAL - Financial Essentials for KE and Research     show
This practical workshop will give an overview of the key aspects of effective planning and management of grant bids both for pre and post award.

Target Audience: For those who have a grant or are planning to apply


SPIRAL - Horizon 2020 Future Emerging Technologies Scheme     show
This interactive briefing session will provide colleagues with information about the process of applying to the Future & Emerging Technologies scheme for collaborative high-risk research.

Target Audience: Academic/Research staff - all levels


SPIRAL - Horizon 2020 Getting to know the programme     show
This session provides an overview of funding opportunities available through the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme for Research & Innovation. Horizon 2020 is a EUR 70 billion funding programme running until 2020.

Target Audience: Academic / Research Staff at all levels


SPIRAL - Hosting conferences at Strathclyde     show
This session will give an overview of the venues and services available at the University for hosting conferences.

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


SPIRAL - How to get started with Supervision     show
This workshop aims to support research staff who provide informal supervision to undergraduate, masters and doctoral students.

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


SPIRAL - Managing Research Projects     show
This full day practical workshop will look at the tools and techniques used in managing research projects which will build processes and structures that support project delivery. You should bring your own unique challenges for discussion.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers managing projects


SPIRAL - Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your research team to deliver successful projects. It will help you work effectively through your team to deliver results and develop others' capability to perform.

Target Audience: For those in a leadership role


SPIRAL - Networking with external partners     show
This workshop will provide academic, research and knowledge exchange staff with an insight into mechanisms and strategies for improving engagement with networking opportunities and managing the outcome of these. It will empower staff in networking situations and help overcome feelings

Target Audience: For those who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of working with external industry partners


SPIRAL - Personal Impact: Influencing & Negotiating     show
This lively and enlightening session will equip you with practical communication skills to help you strengthen your confidence, become someone to whom others want to listen and achieve greater and more consistent impact and influence.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


SPIRAL - Preparing and Applying for Fellowships     show
This workshop will provide participants with information about types of fellowships, the application/selection processes and support available to those seeking to apply for fellowships at Strathclyde.

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


SPIRAL - Preparing and Applying for Scottish Crucible     show
This session will provide an introduction to The Scottish Crucible development programme and Strathclyde’s application process.

Target Audience: For Research, Knowledge Exchange and Academic Staff


SPIRAL - Preparing your first lectureship application     show
Aimed at Research Staff planning an academic career, this is an interactive day of sharing practice and exploring both the big picture and the detail of academic job applications, focussing on your first lectureship.

Target Audience: Research staff planning an academic career


SPIRAL - Research & Innovation Staff Exchange Scheme (RISE)     show
Participants will gain an overview of the opportunities available to staff under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie RISE scheme, as well as a detailed understanding of the key considerations involved in the planning, writing and submitting of a proposal.

Target Audience: Academic/Research staff - all levels


SPIRAL - Research Grant Workshop     show
This workshop will introduce ‘a recipe’ for an extremely efficient approach to writing a research project grant, such as a research council standard grant, that makes it possible to produce a case for support in 2 weeks.

Target Audience: For those who are writing research grant and have a fundable project in mind.


SPIRAL - Spectacular images and Visualising Information     show
This workshop covers the principles of visualising data, examples of excellent visualisations and poor visualisations and case studies including examples from the instructor’s own publications and experience.

Target Audience: Research and Academic Staff


SPIRAL - The Importance of Impact in Research Careers     show
This workshop is about understanding the impact agenda and what this means for researchers.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers who need to develop their understanding of the impact agenda


SPIRAL - The Role of the Supervisor in Development     show
This workshop aims to support supervisors of doctoral students to understand their role in the student’s professional and career development as well as discussing the role of the PGCert Researcher Professional Development.

Target Audience: For academic staff with supervision responsibilities


SPIRAL - Understanding Industry to Communicate Effectively     show
This workshop will provide academic, research and knowledge exchange staff with an overview of the key influences on engaging with external organisations and how this can be improved through an understanding of how businesses are structured and operate.

Target Audience: For those who would like to gain an overview and awareness of the key aspects of working with external industry partners


SPIRAL - Winning Innovate UK Proposals     show
This workshop aims to introduce participants to Innovate UK, the funding organisation supporting industry-led collaborative innovation in market sectors important to the UK.

Target Audience: All academic/research staff


SPIRAL - Writers Retreat     show
This five day writing retreat aims to create an opportunity to have the time and space away from the day to day to focus on writing with the aim of producing high quality manuscripts.

Target Audience: All Research and Academic Staff


SPIRAL H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme     show
This interactive session provides proposal development support to colleagues wishing to apply for funding through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship scheme within H2020. The session is particularly relevant for supervisors wishing to recruit promising researchers to Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Academic/Research staff - all levels


SPIRAL Increasing Research Impact: Open Access and Citation Strategies     show
This session will introduce and explore recent changes in the scholarly publication landscape, particularly the growing importance of Open Access (OA).

Target Audience: For those wishing to understand more about the changing scholarly communications landscape and strategies for improving research citation impact


SPIRAL Masterclass: Digital Leadership     show
This masterclass will focus on digital leadership

Target Audience: All academic/research staff


SPIRAL -Social Media and the Open Rights Movement on Academic Practice     show
This session will be an opportunity to discuss some of the effects of social media and the open rights movement on academic practice.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


SPSS Introduction (Online)     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to the SPSS for Windows Interface.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Stats for the Fearful     show
Participants will be introduced to statistical concepts that are often used in studies and published papers.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


STEP - Pedagogy and Publication Network (PPN)     show
The purpose of this peer support network is to promote and support pedagogical research and publication across the disciplines within the University. The group is intended to take the form of a Community of Practice (CoP) through organic growth.

Target Audience: All staff with an interest in pedagogical research and publication


STEP/SPIRAL - Delivering ad-hoc Lectures     show
The session is aimed at Early Career Researchers wishing, or expected, to deliver ad-hoc lectures and teaching sessions that may be unrelated to their own research or on core subject material.

Target Audience: Research Assistants, Research Associates and Research Fellows with little or no teaching experience.


Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow Application Support Workshop     show
This workshop aims to provide support for potential applicants for this year’s Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellow Scheme, to understand how the hiring process works and what is expected in the application.

Target Audience: For those intending to apply to the Chancellor's Fellow Scheme in 2017


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines: Academic Staff     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Teaching, Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines:Research Staff     show
This module provides a series of activities and scholarly readings to help colleagues articulate the key conceptual transformations that are fundamental within their discipline(s) and identify how best to teach these to their students.

Target Audience: Research Staff


The 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Researchers     show
What do doctoral students do to finish on time, to overcome isolation, doubt and writer's block, and to enjoy the process? And just as importantly what do they do in order to spend guilt-free time with their family and friends and perhaps even have holidays?

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


The Faculty of Science Grant Writing Challenge     show
The purpose of this 6 months in-depth programme is to improve grant writing skills in order to increase the successful funding of grant applications.

Target Audience: Academic staff who are writing grants and wishing additional in-depth support


The Publication Challenge 2018     show
The Publication Challenge will focus on improving the quality and quantity of publications. It will draw on and share best practice from across the Faculty to give staff a series of workshops focussing on key aspects of academic publishing.

Target Audience: Academic staff in Science & Engineering Faculties who have material ready for publication (May be appropriate to some Post Docs, on approval from supervisor)


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
Participants will learn to work with greater effectiveness, support their overall well-being and maximise their time and energy.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Turbocharge Your Writing     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: Postgraduate Research Students


Turbocharge Your Writing (for staff)     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


UK Research and KE Landscape     show
This will provide staff with a more in-depth understanding of the UK research and knowledge exchange landscape, and how this relates to Strathclyde.

Target Audience: For staff who are new to Strathclyde and the UK Research and KE Landscape


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


Visio Introduction     show
Participants will be given an introduction to Visio software.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Word Processing     show
Participants will be given a basic introduction to Microsoft Word.

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 for Impact     show
Participants will learn to communicate messages about their work effectively to a wide audience.

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 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 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 & Getting Going With Academic Writing     show
Participants will gain knowledge and skills to identify research materials appropriate for consideration in their research writing.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Your PhD What Next?     show
Participants will gain an understanding of the different career paths open to postgradaute researcher and how they can develop the skills and attributes associated with each path.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students