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Academic Promotion Principles and Process - Webinar     show
Join us for this 30-minute webinar on the Academic Promotion Principles and Process. Presented by Gordon Scott, Deputy Director of HR and Alison Locke, HR Manager this webinar will cover the key principles of the Promotions process for academic staff at the University of Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Academic Writing (Publication Challenge)     show
Academic Writing (Publication Challenge) runs in tandem with the Faculty of Science Publication Challenge. Participants will attend the Publication Challenge as well as two SPARK sessions which will support your learning from the Challenge itself.

Target Audience: Academic, Research, Teaching and KE staff


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


Building Productive Relationships with Potential Industry Partners     show
This workshop will support those seeking to build productive knowledge exchange relationships with industry partners.

Target Audience: Academic/Research/KE Staff, all levels


CPD: From Concept to Delivery     show
The aim of this series of workshops is to help attendees prepare a CPD course that is ready for marketing and delivery so that you and your colleagues can generate income for your Department.

Target Audience: Anyone serious about developing a CPD course and those wishing additional in-depth support to complement and reinforce current Departmental activity


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)


H2020 ITN Masterclass     show
This interactive briefing session will provide detailed hints and tips on what makes a successful ITN application.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


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


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


Internal Briefing for Scottish Government Malawi Funding Call     show
Strathclyde is the leading partner for Scottish Government funding for Malawi, winning around £10m of funding since 2006. The latest funding round has been announced, with some key changes from previous years. This session provides briefing on success factors and support available.

Target Audience: Academic Staff interested in working with Malawian partners to realise impact of research


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


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


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


Personal Effectiveness Series: Effecting Positive Engagements     show
This workshop will offer tools and techniques to present yourself in a confidence and assertiveness. It will explore tools to be effective and positive at influencing others.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff


Personal Effectiveness Series: Resilience     show
This workshop will explore work pressures; reflect on your own personal resilience profile and offer tips and tools for building resilience.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE and teaching staff


Personal Effectiveness Series: Understanding yourself and others     show
This workshop will use a personality profiling tool to give a framework which will help you understand your own behaviours and actions and that of others. It will offer an insight into communication styles, decision making approaches and working styles.

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE and teaching staff


Professional Recognition of Learning and Teaching Information Workshop     show
This workshop will introduce you to the Strathclyde Recognition Pathways, discuss the requirements for recognition, assist you in selecting the most appropriate Descriptor category to work toward, and provide information on peer support networks and developmental opportunities.

Target Audience: Learning and Teaching Staff


Publons Academy: Peer Review Workshop     show
This workshop is designed to complement Publons Academy, aimed at giving attendees a forum to discuss the many issues around peer review, practical guidance on getting involved in reviewing , and a hands-on workshop assessing papers and structuring reviews.

Target Audience: Research and Academic Staff


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


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


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 - Communicate with Confidence: Straight Talking     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: Academic, Teaching, Research and KE staff


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 Engage with People as an Academic Consultant     show
In this one-day session you will learn some key techniques for marketing yourself as a consultant.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


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 - Into the Spotlight     show
This highly practical half-day course, presented by Pete Bailie, will give you the skills and confidence to communicate powerfully, memorably and authentically with any audience.

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


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


STEP - 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


STEP - Dyslexia Awareness     show
Workshop on dyslexia awareness

Target Audience: Academic Staff


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 - Teaching and Supporting Trans and Gender Diverse Students     show
This session will explore working with trans and gender diverse students, and consider the ways in which we can cultivate inclusive teaching and learning environments.

Target Audience: Those involved in teaching, learning and assessment, those with an interest in supporting trans and gender diverse students


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.


STEP-Making effective use of technology and learning spaces at Strath     show
This open session is an opportunity for staff involved in L & T to come along and see the newest, upgraded learning and teaching spaces at Strathclyde, learn how to use them, and talk to learning technology staff about using the equipment in the best way to support students.

Target Audience: Staff involved in learning and teaching


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


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)


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


Understanding External Organisations     show
This class represents a core element of the knowledge exchange experience and is a core experience demanded of professionals engaged within the area.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff