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Academic Development Information Session     show
An opportunity for academic professional staff (traditional academic, teaching, research and knowledge exchange staff) to come along to meet with a member of the Academic Development team in order to benefit from support in understanding the development opportunities available.

Target Audience: Staff seeking to engage with academic development programmes


Crowdhelix- Develop International Collaborative Research     show
Join this session to hear about how you can benefit from the University’s membership of CrowdHelix.

Target Audience: All research active staff


Horizon Europe – Essentials/Submitting Competitive Funding Application     show
Submission of successful applications to EU Horizon Europe programme (2021-2027). Essential criteria to be addressed.

Target Audience: Research-Active Staff


Horizon Europe - ODA-type Funding Opportunities     show
Funding for ODA-type research in Horizon Europe. EU research funding relating to the economic development and social welfare of Lower and Middle Income Countries.

Target Audience: Research-Active Staff of the University


HORIZON EUROPE (2021-2027) – An introduction to the programme     show
Horizon Europe Introduction - Online Course

Target Audience: All research active staff


Influencing and Negotiating Skills     show
This half day workshop will develop your influencing and negotiating skills. It will explore a range of tried and tested models to help you get results, appreciate effective influencing behaviours and encourage positive conversations with others.

Target Audience: For those needing to get results with and through other people


Intellectual Property For Research     show
Do you understand how IP effects your research or where to go for support? Intellectual Property is important when considering opportunities to create impact. Whether your goal is for cultural, social or economic impact, IP can support your outcomes.

Target Audience: All Staff, Early Career Researchers, Post-graduate Researchers, and anyone else interested in learning more about Intellectual Property


IP for Researchers: Unlock the potential of your intellectual property     show
This workshop will develop knowledge and understanding of intellectual property and its potential for PhD and early career researchers during their research projects in order to generate the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs on how to develop, use and respect IP.

Target Audience: PhD's and Early Career Researchers


Research Integrity Online - Staff     show
Participants will explore all aspects of Research Integrity.

Target Audience: All Academic, Research, KE & Teaching Staff as well as any other staff members interested in this area.


SPIRAL - An Introduction to Public Engagement     show
A brief introduction to public engagement and a chance to talk with the public engagement team.

Target Audience: Any staff interested in public engagement


SPIRAL - An Overview of EU Research Funding Opportunities     show
The course will cover the final calls of Horizon 2020, including MSCA Individual Fellowships; the European Green Deal call (actions linked to climate objectives); and Horizon Europe – the next European Framework Programme of Research 2021-2027 with a proposed budget of EUR 94.4bn.

Target Audience: Academic, research and research support staff at all levels, including potential Supervisors of MSCA Individual Fellows


SPIRAL - Apply for your first role: in academic posts & fellowships     show
This is an interactive webinar to explore aspects of both the big picture and the detail of academic job and fellowship applications.

Target Audience: Research staff planning an academic research career


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 - 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
A career in research is exciting, varied and gives you the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of discovery in your chosen field, but it is a highly competitive environment and researchers from all over the world aspire to reach the top of the profession.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Broadcast Media Training for Academics     show
This sessions offers the knowledge and skills to communicate research through the media. It covers broadcast interview training and discussion on how to understand what the media are looking for.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Building Productive Relationships with Industry     show
This course will contain a mix of information and practical activities.

Target Audience: Anyone looking to build or improve their network.


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: Early Career Academics and Chancellor’s Fellows


SPIRAL - 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: Research Staff


SPIRAL - Careers Beyond Academia     show
There are a number of options outside of academia that are open to postdocs. Not everyone chooses to climb the academic ladder and many researchers are unaware of the variety of other options that are available.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Careers Within & Beyond Academia: Planning a Research Career     show
Interested in continuing in research? Then it is never too early to start planning your career trajectory & thinking about the direction you want to go. Research is exciting, competitive & a challenging career choice requiring strategic planning, seeking opportunities & networking.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Communicate with Confidence: Straight Talking - Online     show
As you grow in seniority, your interactions with colleagues and clients can become more complex. This opens up exciting opportunities but also poses potential challenges. This half-day course is a practical and engaging exploration of these areas of communication.

Target Audience: Academic, Teaching, Research and KE staff


SPIRAL - Communicating Your Research Online     show
This Zoom-taught workshop will focus on online communication strategies and tools for researchers.

Target Audience: Research, academic, knowledge exchange and teaching staff wishing to increase their digital visibility


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 - Digital Strategy & Communicating Your Research Online     show
This workshop is designed specifically for researchers who are looking to develop their online presence and boost their career prospects through social media.

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL - Digital Strategy; Profiles, Social Media and Connecting     show
This Zoom-taught workshop will focus on online communication strategies and tools for researchers.

Target Audience: Research, academic, knowledge exchange and teaching staff wishing to increase their digital visibility


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 - EPSRC New Investigator Award (NIA) Workshop     show
This workshop is designed to provide potential applicants an overview of the EPSRC New Investigator Aware (NIA) plus insightful top tips from previous award winners and panel members.

Target Audience: For academics/ECRs who are are interested in applying for the New Investigator Award or colleagues who would like to know more about this scheme.


SPIRAL - EPSRC Open Fellowships Information Webinar     show
This information Webinar aims to support colleagues who are considering applying for an EPSRC Open Fellowship. Presentations will cover the application and assessment process, as well as the support available through the university.

Target Audience: For academics/researchers who are interested in applying for an EPSRC Open Fellowship


SPIRAL - Exploring Enterprise & KE     show
Exploring Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange invites participants to examine their conception of enterprise & knowledge exchange. The session focuses on breaking down myths, misconceptions and exploring the potential and value of a wider and more inclusive approach to enterprise & KE.

Target Audience: All Staff


SPIRAL - Exploring Entrepreneurship     show
With an opportunity to meet the University’s IP & Commercialisation team, this workshop covers an introduction to intellectual property rights, including protection, disclosure, inventors & ownership, next steps for getting involved, Entrepreneurship & KE training opportunities.

Target Audience: Academic/Research/KE & Professional Services Staff


SPIRAL - Fear of the Blank Page     show
This workshop will focus on writing productivity, how to start, how to keep going and how to finish.

Target Audience: Research, academic, knowledge exchange and teaching staff


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: Postdocs


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

Target Audience: For those wishing to attract and host conferences and events 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 - 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 - In the Spotlight     show
This stimulating and involving course, run by VOX Coaching, will help you gain confidence and speak compellingly in front of any audience.

Target Audience: For those who would like to get their voice heard and increase their confidence when communicating with any audience


SPIRAL - Leading and Managing Research Staff     show
This 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 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 - Negotiation & Relationship Building Skills     show
This sessions offers practical tips on how to negotiate, network & build relationships in the business world. Offering insights into relevant business practices & pathways, it sets out how to identify key personnel, nurture contacts as well as securing deals & exchanging contracts.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Online Research Grant Application Writers’ Workshop     show
Self-paced online course, targeted at staff new to writing funding applications. Learn how research grants are awarded, how this affects the way to write applications; develop relevant skills; learn strategies to write a grant-application as quickly as possible

Target Audience: Academic, Research, KE and Teaching Staff


SPIRAL - Planning & Designing a Research Career     show
Interested in continuing in research? Then it is never too early to start planning your career trajectory & thinking about the direction you want to go. Research is exciting, competitive & a challenging career choice requiring strategic planning, seeking opportunities & networking.

Target Audience: Postdocs


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 - Productive Writing Techniques, planning & Finishing     show
This workshop will focus on writing productivity, how to start, how to keep going and how to finish.

Target Audience: Research, academic, knowledge exchange and teaching staff


SPIRAL - Project Management for Research and K.E.     show
This 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 - Project Management for Research and K.E. - webinar     show
This webinar will look at the tools and techniques used in managing research projects to build processes and structures that support delivery. You should be prepared to discuss one of the projects you are currently working on for some of the practical work.

Target Audience: For academics / researchers managing projects


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 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 - 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 - Sketchnote for Conferences     show
Learn about the benefits of sketch-noting and discover (or hone) your own graphic note-taking talents to capture and record the key messages from conference sessions

Target Audience: Academic, Research, Teaching KE and Professional Support Staff


SPIRAL - Social Media for Business & Industry Engagement     show
This sessions offers the knowledge and skills to use social media for business and industry engagement. It covers all aspects of social media usage including analytics and social media marketing and management.

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Strathclyde Writing Retreat     show
The Strathclyde Writing Retreat is a fully online series of workshops and 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: All 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 - 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 - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Information Session     show
This open session will provide information about the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme and Strathclyde’s related internal processes.

Target Audience: Research Staff and Early Career Academic Staff.


SPIRAL - UNIque Women's Online Career Development Programme     show
An online course run over six weeks for women in research staff roles across the UK considering their next career step.

Target Audience: Women in research staff roles planning their next career step


SPIRAL - Virtual Writing Retreat     show
This recurring, weekly Virtual Writing Retreat offers all staff the opportunity to block out time to focus on their writing in a supportive virtual environment.

Target Audience: All staff


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 - Writing for The Conversation - Early Career     show
Early-stage researchers, would you like to write for The Conversation but don’t know where to start? Then this workshop is for you: a dedicated editor will explain what The Conversation is, what we want to publish, how to pitch and how to write for us.

Target Audience: Research, Knowledge and Teaching Staff, Lecturers and Chancellors Fellows


SPIRAL - Writing for The Conversation – Senior Academics     show
Senior academics, would you like to write for The Conversation? Then come to this session on what we are, what we publish, how to pitch and how to write for us. Whatever your specialism, we’d love you to attend.

Target Audience: Senior Lecturers, Readers and Professors


SPIRAL -Personal Effectiveness Series: Effecting Positive Engagements     show
This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confident and assertive manner. It will help you get your message across and influence others in an effective and positive way whilst still maintaining your authenticity.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff


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-Careers Beyond Research/Applying Your Skills Outside Academia     show
There are a number of options outside of academia that are open to postdocs. Not everyone chooses to climb the academic ladder and many researchers are unaware of the variety of other options that are available.

Target Audience: Postdocs


STEP - Effective & Efficient Feedback Practice - Science     show
A workshop focussed on identifying and sharing efficient and effective practice regarding feedback on assessment.

Target Audience: Science staff involved in teaching.


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.


The Faculty of Science Publication Challenge 2020     show
The Publication Challenge this year is focused on improving the quality and quantity of publications for research staff. 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: aimed at research staff who have some experience in writing papers, but want to write better papers.