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STEP/SPIRAL - Making your Mark: Marking for the Inexperienced     show
The session is aimed at Early Career Researchers wishing, or expected, to mark assessments and give feedback, including on topics unrelated to their own research.

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


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


Academic Writing     show
This module combines theoretical perspectives on academic writing with practical activities that should increase the participants' own writing output.

Target Audience: Academic & Research 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


ADR - Setting SMART Objectives     show
This 20 minute video will be of interest to all Staff who are involved in the ADR process as either a reviewer or reviewee. The video will look at the ADR process and how to set objectives for the ADR process.

Target Audience: All Staff


ADR: A Focused Conversation (Academic, Research, Teaching & KE)     show
This 90 minute session is for Academic and Academic related staff who are ADR reviewers.

Target Audience: Academic and Academic related staff who are ADR reviewers


ADR: A Focused Conversation (APS, Operational & Technical)     show
This 90 minute session is for APS, Operational & Technical staff who are ADR reviewers.

Target Audience: APS, Operational & Technical staff who are ADR reviewers


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


An Introduction to Project Management     show
This short introductory course is ideal if you are new/fairly new to projects. The aim of this course is to help you understand the principles & terminology of project management as well as giving you essential tools & techniques to help you scope, plan & deliver successful projects.

Target Audience: Staff who are needing an introduction to Project Management


Aurora Network Lunch     show
Calling all Aurorians! Are you a previous or current Aurorian? We would like to invite you to a networking lunch on 28 March 2018 (12-2) in CW406a.

Target Audience: Current & previous Aurora Delegates


Basic Facilitation Skills     show
This full day workshop will benefit staff at all levels by covering the basics of group dynamics, the essentials of discussion management, and the fundamental skills needed to facilitate meetings.

Target Audience: All Staff


Becoming a Strathclyde Supervisor     show
this workshop aims to provide an introduction to the practices and policies relating to supervising postgraduate research students at Strathclyde. This is a core workshop of the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme.

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


Being an Expert Witness     show
This course is designed to brief you on all aspects of this important topic

Target Audience: Staff who have given or are planning to give expert reports, opinions or testimony in any form of legal proceedings


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


Building a Successful Research Career (BASRC) VIRA Award     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


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


Business Development Skills     show
This half day business skills course will focus on developing core communication, relationship & customer service skills. These skills are crucial to overall business growth and client relationships.

Target Audience: Staff involved in building client relationships


Carers Policy Online Session     show
Join us in this short webinar to find the answers to the six most commonly asked questions related to our staff carers

Target Audience: All staff


Chairing Meetings     show
This workshop is designed for anyone who leads meetings & it aims to provide an understanding of why meetings fail, the importance of planning, the role of the chair & working with the minute taker/clerk as well as the skills needed to anticipate & handle difficult situations.

Target Audience: Staff involved in chairing meetings


China - Cultural Awareness and Language Taster     show
If you are planning a business trip or holiday to China, this 2 hour taster session hosted by the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools is guaranteed to prepare you for your trip.

Target Audience: Staff who might get the chance to travel to China


Conferencing & Event Organisation At Strathclyde     show
A half day session on the practicalities of organising a conference or event within the University. The session is designed for anyone undertaking the organisation and running of an event within the University of Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Staff members who organise conferences & events


Confident Engagements     show
The course will focus on tools and techniques for developing confidence in general and the confidence to behave in an assertive manner in your dealings with others in the workplace. It is aimed at support staff in non-supervisory or non-managerial roles.

Target Audience: Support staff in non-supervisory or non-managerial roles


Confident Presentation Skills     show
These half day workshops will benefit staff at all levels by giving them the tools to communicate effectively in presentations to audiences of all sizes.

Target Audience: All Staff


Confident Presentations - For Speakers of Other Languages     show
English not your first language? Want to enhance you presentation skills when presenting in English? OSDU are hosting 8 early evening classes every Wednesday starting from the 18 Oct for 8 weeks, to help staff improve their spoken English presentation skills.

Target Audience: Staff carrying out presentations for whom English is not their first language


Conflict prevention and resolution in the supervisory relationship     show
This workshop will address the relational aspects of the supervisory process through the lens of mediation. 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


Course (Re) Design     show
This module involves the evaluation of current course designs and the creation and development of new course designs which promote improved teaching, learning and assessment. The module will provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to engage in course (re)design,

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


CPD in Good Recruitment and Equality Practice     show
This 90 minute information session is essential CPD for staff who are involved in recruitment and selection and participate in interview panels. This short briefing session will cover the current legal context and good practice in recruitment.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in recruitment and selection and participate in interview panels


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


Customer Service Skills     show
Participants in this full day workshop will gain invaluable skills and techniques that are the fundamentals of service professionalism and you will be encourage to take pride in what you do.

Target Audience: All Staff


Develop Yourself @Strathclyde     show
Develop Yourself @Strathclyde is a series of 5 personal and career development sessions taking place over one day each month from September 2018 until November 2018. An introductory workshop is being held in August to explain the process and introduce the program.

Target Audience: Support Staff


Develop Yourself @Strathclyde Series     show
Develop Yourself @Strathclyde is a series of 5 personal and career development sessions taking place over one day each month from September 2018 until November 2018.

Target Audience: Support Staff


Developing Your Doctoral Student's Career     show
Career development is an increasingly important aspect of the PhD journey. This workshop aims to support supervisors of doctoral students in promoting their student’s career development.

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


Digital Leadership     show
Whether technology is an enabler or driver of change we cannot argue that we are all feeling effects of change at a professional level. This full day session aims to break down the reality of change that is around us – making it real, comprehensible, non-threatening and useful.

Target Audience: Leaders


Effective Report Writing     show
This half-day workshop aims to provide delegates with the skills and techniques to produce a structured report.

Target Audience: Staff involved in writing reports


Engaging and Managing Stakeholders for Impact     show
The aim of the programme is to develop practical skills and knowledge to enable participants to take a more strategic approach to planning Knowledge Exchange and research impact generating activities.

Target Audience: Early Career Academic, Researcher and Knowledge Exchange Staff including Chancellor Fellows, other Research and KE Fellows and Impact Champions


Engaging Different Audiences     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


Engaging Doctoral Students with Writing     show
This workshop will support doctoral supervisors to establish productive writing habits for their students. 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


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

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


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)


EU Settlement Scheme briefing for EEA nationals     show
This session will be provided by an external adviser on immigration from McGill and Co solicitors. As well as a general update on Brexit and known implications for EU staff, the session will provide information on the pilot of the EU Settlement Scheme.

Target Audience: All EEA Staff (Non UK)


Focus! Plan! Attack!     show
Focus! Plan! Attack! workload management. A practical 1 day course full of tips and tricks to help you feel on top of your work rather than being buried by it. Regain your personal life even in a climate of doing more with less using an advanced common sense!

Target Audience: All Staff


GBV First Responder - Training for Trainers     show
The aim of this two day course is to equip members of staff to deliver the following two courses 1. What is Gender-based Violence (GBV)? and 2. Responding Effectively to Disclosures of Gender-based violence (GBV)

Target Audience: Staff who have undertaken both the half day and the one day GBV courses offered by OSDU


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


Global Challenge Research Fund     show
Introduction to internal funding opportunities to support developing country partnerships addressing global challenges of economic and social development in the Global South.

Target Audience: Academic and research staff seeking support for partnerships addressing challenges of international development


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


H2020 Research & Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)     show
This session will provide an overview of the opportunities available to staff under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Scheme (MSCA RISE). It will be led by experts from the European Commission in Brussels, Head of Sector and RISE Project Officer.

Target Audience: Academic/Research staff - all levels


HEA - Assessor & Mentoring Meeting     show
To assist you to assess and mentor HEA applicants in selecting the most appropriate Descriptor category to work toward.

Target Audience: HEA - Assessor & Mentoring Meeting


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: 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


Horizon 2020: The Programme and Hints and Tips for Success     show
This session will provide an overview of funding opportunities available through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme for Research and Innovation. Participants will also hear hints and tips for preparing successful proposals.

Target Audience: Academic, Research and Research Support Staff at All Levels


Horizon Europe: the next EU Framework Prog for Research and Innovation     show
This session will provide an overview of Horizon Europe – the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation based on the European Commission’s proposal from early June.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff - all levels


How to Manage High Conflict Personalities     show
This half day workshop will show you how to identify high conflict personality types and how to manage conflict in the workplace.

Target Audience: Leaders and Managers


Improving Supervision Conversations     show
This workshop will focus on having better quality supervision conversations. 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


Inclusive Leadership & Unconscious Bias     show
This half day workshop aims to develop you Inclusive leadership skills and understand the concept of Unconscious Bias, your own biases and how these influence your behaviours and actions.

Target Audience: Staff in Leadership Role


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


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


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 Appreciative Inquiry     show
This full day introductory workshop will focus on the principles of Appreciative Inquiry with a deeper focus on the four-D process (Discover, Dream, Design & Destiny).

Target Audience: All staff


Introduction to convening and managing committees     show
Would you like to improve the quality of the meetings for which you are responsible? This short 90 minute session aims to help you to be a better convener or committee manager.

Target Audience: Any member of staff who will ever convene a meeting or provide administrative support for a meeting


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 Leadership     show
This ½ day workshop will give you an introduction to Leadership at Strathclyde. It will introduce leadership how we understand it at Strathclyde and what the skills are of Leadership.

Target Audience: Leaders


Introduction to Social Media     show
In this half day introductory course, we'll provide a broad overview of some of the biggest social networking platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, Linkedin, Pinterest and Blogging. The session is designed for anyone using social media within the workplace.

Target Audience: All Staff


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


Leadership Conversations Series     show
This mini-series (90 mins) of 3 sessions will give you a handy set of skills and tools to more effectively frame your influencing, be constructive and clear in your feedback and achieve the outcomes that you intend and want from your conversations.

Target Audience: All staff


Leadership Development Prog (1st line leadership) - Intro Session     show
This is an hour session which will introduce participants to the course content and structure, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting and the options for ILM accreditation.

Target Audience: First Line Managers responsible for Supervising Staff


Leadership Development Programme (1st line leadership)     show
The purpose of the programme is to equip first level line managers with the necessary skill for supervising staff. It has been designed to support the standards as described in both the Strathclyde Job Level Descriptors & Strathclyde Leadership Competencies & Behaviours Frameworks.

Target Audience: First Line Managers responsible for Supervising Staff


Leadership for Strategic Outcomes - Intro Session     show
This hour long session will introduce participants to the course content and structure, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting and the options for ILM accreditation.

Target Audience: Team Leaders


Lunchtime Information Session - Mindfulness     show
Mindfulness is designed to help you learn new ways of managing difficult physical sensations, feelings, thoughts and moods. Mindfulness can enable you to see things differently and can increase your sense of personal confidence.

Target Audience: All Staff


Lunchtime Leadership - Pioneering series     show
This is a series of lunchtime sessions which will deal with leadership issues. Each session will include a presentation on a topic and the opportunity for discussion and debate with colleagues and the chance to share your ideas and pick up some new ones along the way.

Target Audience: Staff in Leadership Roles


Manage Your Energy not just Your Time     show
Energy not time is the key to vitality and quality of life. This full day workshop creatively explores the four dimensions of human energy - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual - and how to increase and balance them.

Target Audience: Leaders


Management & Leadership in H.E.     show
This module examines the structure of higher educational provision in Scotland, the origins and influences on policy making and looks at some of the major debates and current issues in the field of higher education.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Management Development: Complaint Investigation Skills     show
The aim of this course is to help participants develop and improve their investigation skills with a specific focus on complaints handling. The course is offered to nominated members of staff who will conduct complaints investigations at Stage 2.

Target Audience: Investigating Officers for Stage 2 complaints


Management Development: Delegation Skills     show
This course is an introduction to delegation. Delegation is a skill which can be learned and aids team productivity and morale. It is a development process and helps people and teams to develop to their full potential.

Target Audience: Staff Supervisors


Management Development: 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 in a leadership role


Management Development: Leading Change     show
This one day workshop will help leaders effectively embed change. It will explore the change process and consider practical ways that leaders can manage change, how to support people through change and how to enhance their own resilience throughout change.

Target Audience: For any member of staff who is managing and leading change


Management Development: Leading, Motivating and Developing Teams     show
This workshop will help you manage your team by offering an introduction to leadership and the associated skills. 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


Management Development: Planning and Allocating Work     show
This half day workshop is aimed at practising/potential first line managers. During this session you will develop knowledge and understanding of how to plan and allocate work.

Target Audience: Practising or potential first line managers


Management Development:Leading and Developing others through Coaching     show
This course is aimed at leaders & managers. This course will provide participants with the background knowledge of non-directive coaching and techniques that can be employed in a coaching approach, coaching practice and feedback.

Target Audience: Managers and Leaders


Managing Effective Meetings     show
This full day workshop will benefit staff at all levels by giving them the tools to manage meetings effectively.

Target Audience: All Staff


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


Meeting Servicing and Minute Taking for Beginners     show
This full day workshop is ideal if you are new/fairly new to servicing meetings and minute taking.

Target Audience: Administrative staff who are new to meeting servicing and minute taking.


Mental Health and Wellbeing     show
This course will be useful for anyone whose role involves responsibility for the wellbeing of others, including staff who are responsible for PGR Supervision.

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


Mental Health Awareness/Improvement     show
This course is a basic introduction to exploring mental health and Wellbeing. Participants will learn about the most common mental health conditions and how participating in certain activities can increase our mental wellbeing, and have a positive impact on our mental health.

Target Audience: Staff (Strictly focussing on Student mental health)


Mentoring @ Strathclyde: Information Session     show
This information session will introduce you to the current Mentoring @ Strathclyde Schemes to support staff with their career development.

Target Audience: Academic Staff, Research Staff; Support Staff and Teaching Staff interested in mentoring


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


New Staff Induction Seminar     show
A seminar for newly appointed staff. The seminar will introduce you to working for the University of Strathclyde

Target Audience: Newly Appointed Staff to the University


Newton Fund Briefing Session     show
The session will provide an overview of the Newton Fund, part of the UK's official development assistance (ODA). Attendees will gain a better understanding of ODA and receive up-to-date information on the latest opportunities, with a focus on the British Council Links’ calls.

Target Audience: Academic and Research Staff


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


Planning a Positive Retirement     show
This full day information session is for those either considering retirement or about to retire in the near future.

Target Audience: Anyone considering retirement or early or flexible retirement


Pre-Commercialisation Masterclass     show
This practical, one-day workshop is designed to support academics and research staff in developing commercialisation skills for the future.

Target Audience: Early career researchers and academics who are or may be commercialising University research.


Preparing to be an examiner or convenor     show
The workshop brings together a panel of experienced examiners from across the university to share experiences of convening and examining Vivas. 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


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


Presentation Event - Technical Staff Development Programme     show
A presentation of internal completion certificates

Target Audience: All those who have completed the Technical Staff Development Programme


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


Professional Services Development Programme     show
The purpose of the programme is to equip admin staff to develop in their role. It has been designed to support the standards as described in both the Strathclyde Job Level Descriptors and the SVQ Level 4 award in Administration.

Target Audience: APS Staff Grade 4 and above


Professional Services Development Programme- Intro Session     show
This is an hour session which will introduce participants to the course programme, content and structure

Target Audience: APS Staff Grade 4 and above


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


Recognition of Learning and Teaching for Technical Staff     show
This one hour session is designed to provide information to technical staff on how they can gain formal professional recognition (Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy) for their formal or informal role in supporting learning and teaching.

Target Audience: Technical Staff


Research Bidding and Design     show
Aims & Objectives: 1. To enable early career researchers to develop their abilities in the entire process of research proposal development, from the initial design of the research question to the publication of results.

Target Audience: Academic and Research Staff


Research Bidding and Design - Getting Started     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.


Researchers' Group AGM     show
Annual Genereal Meeting to review achievements and take a look at things going forward.

Target Audience: Research Staff


Responding Effectively to Disclosures of Gender-based violence (GBV)     show
The aim of this one day course is to equip members of staff to respond to disclosures of gender based violence in a way that is timely, appropriate and non-judgemental, and to do this with a clear understanding of the immediate needs of the survivor.

Target Audience: Those who work in a front-facing role with students or staff in a support or advisory role who may have to respond to a confidential disclosure about gender based violence.


Royal Society Funding Schemes: Info Session     show
This session will provide an overview of the Royal Society’s funding schemes.

Target Audience: Final-year PhD students, post-doc and early career researchers to find out more about the variety of funding schemes on offer from the Royal Society


Sickness Absence Management - Briefing Session     show
This course is aimed at staff with line management responsibility who have to implement the University's Sickness Absence Management Policy. The aim of the briefing session is to discuss how to implement the University's Sickness Absence Policy.

Target Audience: Staff with line management responsibility


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


Speaking in Public     show
This programme consists of 2 workshops which will help delegates develop their public speaking skills, improving their ability to communicate in all situations from interviews, to day to day interactions.

Target Audience: Staff who deliver presentations in public


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: Early Career Academics and Chancellor’s Fellows


SPIRAL - Careers within and beyond academia     show
If you are interested in continuing research or if you are thinking of moving away from academia then it is never too early to start planning ahead and thinking about what direction you want your career to go.

Target Audience: All Research, KE and Teaching Staff interested in finding out more about their career options


SPIRAL - Commercialising Research at Strathclyde     show
Participants will gain the knowledge necessary for translating academic research, or their own ideas, into commercially viable opportunities through the understanding of intellectual property, basic business model development and the commercialisation process at the University.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students, Early Career Researchers


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 - H2020 : How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020     show
Dr Sean McCarthy, Hyperion Ltd, will deliver a course to train staff to write professional and competitive research proposals for Horizon 2020. Dr McCarthy has delivered training to top universities across Europe and has almost 40 years’ experience in all aspects of European Research.

Target Audience: Academic /Research/Support staff – all levels


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 Overview of the programme     show
This session provides an overview of funding opportunities available through the European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme for Research & Innovation.

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 - 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


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 - Project Management for Research and K.E.     show
This two day practical workshop 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 - REF2021@Strathclyde     show
These lunch-time sessions are an opportunity for academics to find out more about the Research Excellence Framework and ask any questions they may have about it.

Target Audience: Academics new to Strathclyde or new to REF or anyone with any questions.


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 - Seven Secrets of Successful Research Supervision     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 - 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 Erasmus+ Programme     show
An overview of opportunities beyond student and staff exchange for funded European collaborative activity for staff of the University in the EU Erasmus+ programme.

Target Audience: Academic & Professional Services staff interested in funded European collaborative projects in education, learning and knowledge exchange.


SPIRAL - The Faculty of Engineering 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


SPIRAL - 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


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 - 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


SPIRAL - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship clinic & peer-review session.     show
SPIRAL - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship clinic and peer-review session

Target Audience: SPIRAL - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship clinic and peer-review session


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 and Early Career Academic Staff


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 - US funding opportunities for International Researchers     show
Delivered by Dr Bob Porter, a nationally recognised leader in the field of grantsmanship, this session will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available, with an emphasis on science and technology topics, from US funding agencies for researchers in non-US institutions.

Target Audience: Academic/Research/Support Staff


SPIRAL - US funding opportunities for International Researchers HaSS     show
The session will be delivered by consultant, Dr Bob Porter, a nationally recognized leader in the field of grantsmanship, who will provide an overview of US funding opportunities for international researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Target Audience: Academic/Research/Support Staff


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
The Strathclyde Writers' 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: All Staff


SPIRAL - Writing Successful Grants     show
Dr Bob Porter, a nationally recognised leader in the field of grantsmanship, will deliver this workshop which will provide you with the basic principles of how to write a winning grant proposal. Practical grant writing exercises will be interspersed throughout the workshop.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


SPIRAL EPSRC Capital Investment Award for ECRs–Bid Development Support     show
During this series of workshops you will be provided with information about procuring and managing equipment, an opportunity to find collaborators for joint proposals along with guidance and support to write your proposals.

Target Audience: Early Career Researchers intending to apply for this call


SPIRAL H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme     show
This interactive session will provide proposal development support to colleagues wishing to submit a proposal to the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) scheme within Horizon 2020 (next deadline: 12 September 2018).

Target Audience: Academic/Research staff - all levels


SPIRAL- Increasing and Assessing the Visibility of your Research     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


SPIRAL: costing research proposals for cost recovery     show
How to maximise cost recovery when costing and pricing research proposals, covering new guidance and recommendations published by RKES.

Target Audience: Heads of Department, Directors of Research, Vice Deans Research, Faculty Managers, Departmental Managers, others approving research costings, others with department/faculty financial responsibility for research.


SPIRAL:EPSRC Capital Investment Awards for ECRs - Information Session     show
This session will provide information on the upcoming internal call for bids to the EPSRC Capital Investment Awards for ECRs the support process to develop proposals and the bidding process itself. It is open to all Early Career Researchers.

Target Audience: Early Career Researchers


Stand and Deliver     show
This course is designed for staff members involved in delivering presentations and public speaking. voicebusiness uses specially adapted acting techniques for the business environment which are coupled with well-established disciplines such as NLP.

Target Audience: Staff members involved in delivering presentations and public speaking. It maybe particularly helpful to those involved in research & knowledge exchange activities.


STEP - Flip Your Classroom     show
To allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of supporting reflective learning activities online. A 'flipped classroom' format involves students working at home on the content that is normally delivered during a traditional 'lecture'.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in teaching within the university


STEP - Peer Instruction: an introductory workshop     show
The session will include some theoretical background, but will focus on the “how-to” of Peer Instruction, with practical strategies, software tools, and potential pitfalls. Participants will have an opportunity to create their own resources during the session.

Target Audience: Staff involved in delivering undergraduate teaching in the form of lectures.


STEP - Writing online assessment questions using STACK     show
STACK is a computer aided assessment system with a focus on automatically establishing objective properties of answers which have mathematical content.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - AFHEA/ FHEA Applicants - Peer Support Network     show
Peer Support Network for applicants of Associate Fellowship and Fellowship to HEA

Target Audience: Academic & Teaching Staff Applicants for Associate & Fellowship of HEA


STEP - Designing Online and Blended Learning     show
This Masterclass will allow participants to reflect on how learning activities can be designed to create effective online and blended learning environments through presentation and discussion of design frameworks and practical activities underpinned by relevant theory and pedagogy

Target Audience: All staff involved in designing learning activities within the university


STEP - Disability Awareness     show
This session will increase awareness of disability-related issues and consider the impact that having a disability can have on the University experience

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Dyslexia Awareness     show
Workshop on dyslexia awareness

Target Audience: Academic Staff


STEP - Ensure an Inclusive Approach in the Classroom     show
This workshop will explore current inclusive teaching methods and encourage participants to consider how these could be applied within their own disciplinary areas.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Harnessing Creativity and Performativity to Enhance Student Eng     show
This workshop will offer participants the opportunity to try some of these techniques in a safe and supportive environment while benefiting from feedback from the instructor (with background and expertise in Theatre, Voice, and Communication) and other participants.

Target Audience: All staff involved in delivery of teaching within the university


STEP - HEA Assessor Training     show
HEA fellowships assessor training

Target Audience: HEA Assessor Trainers


STEP - HEA Fellowship Information Session     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.

Target Audience: Academic,Teaching APS Staff


STEP - How to … Design Effective ‘Assessment For Learning’     show
This session will explore ‘Assessment for Learning’, how this fits with Strathclyde Assessment and Feedback policy, and review specific examples of approaches based on this model

Target Audience: Academic Staff


STEP - How to use Myplace - Reflective learning Activities     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of supporting reflective learning activities online

Target Audience: Staff involved in teaching


STEP - How to... use Myplace Peer Review     show
This session will allow staff to explore the MOODLE/Myplace activity ‘Workshop: Assignment’ used for peer review.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - How to...Use Video & Audio in your Teaching     show
This session aims to provide you with the confidence to use video in your teaching. All participants will need to bring a Smartphone to be able to take part in the session activity.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Introduction to Storytelling (2 parts)     show
This series of 2 short workshops are hosted by Alice Fernbank, a professional storyteller – and teacher.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Library Workshop for Academic Staff     show
“What has the Library ever done for us?” – An interactive workshop exploring the Andersonian Library’s current Information Literacy (IL) activities and how the Library can best support you and your students.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


STEP - Make documents accessible     show
This practical workshop will show participants how to create accessible word and PDF documents ensuring that they are readable by all, including people with disabilities.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Myplace Gradebook Weightings     show
This session will cover some of the basics of using the gradebook weighting system to calculate grades.

Target Audience: Teaching and Administrative Staff


STEP - Myplace Groups & Groupings     show
This session will provide staff with an understanding of how Groups and Groupings work in Myplace, which can be the key to administering many classes.

Target Audience: All staff engaged in teaching


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 - Peer Support Network for Leadership in Learning and Teaching     show
This peer support network is being established to support staff in developing leadership within their learning and teaching role in the university

Target Audience: Staff who work in a leadership role, or who are interested in developing leadership in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Playful Learning Group     show
A Playful Learning interest group meeting to discuss how to use playful methods and to support one another in developing ideas.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Playing for Education Masterclass     show
This masterclass draws on Giskin's experience of designing and delivering teaching, in an interdisciplinary environment at Imperial College London, to show techniques for promoting student engagement, learning and subjective well-being.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Playing for Education Workshop     show
This workshop will give participants the opportunity to explore the design and use of prop-based games and activities, with an emphasis on games inspired by ‘escape rooms’.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP – Quick 1 hour Session on Activity Completion & Engagement Report     show
This short lunchtime session will teach you the basics about the Activity Completion settings within Myplace and how these settings can be used to monitor the engagement of an individual student or class with the teaching and learning materials on Myplace through the Engagement Report

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on ASSIGNMENT     show
This short lunchtime session will teach you the basics about the Myplace assignment activity, which provides a space into which students can submit work for teachers to grade and give feedback on.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on FORUM     show
In this session you will participate in a number of forums.This will enable you to understand how the differing settings effect the way that posts are displayed. You will also follow step by step instructions to create a new forum.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on How to Post an Advert     show
This session will explain how to use the ‘Notice’ feature on Myplace to send an advert with adjoining image.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session on Myplace - Grade Visibility     show
This session will be specifically useful to administrative or grading staff who have some responsibility for returning grades and feedback to students.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - Quick 1 hour STEP session QUIZ     show
This short lunchtime session will teach you the basics about the Myplace quiz activity and how to create a simple multiple choice quiz. The Myplace quizzes are a set of questions grouped together, to be answered by a student in one sitting.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP - SFHEA Peer Support Network     show
SFHEA Applicants group support meetings

Target Audience: SFHEA Applicants - Peer Support Network


STEP - Sharing Practice – Learning About Communication through ‘Live L     show
Sharing Practice – Learning About Communication through ‘Live Learning’ In this session we will describe how we have collaborated, the scope of the workshops and have a demonstration of some of the activities involved.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Sharing Practice: Encouraging development of social discipl...     show
Encouraging development of social disciplinary understandings through innovative teaching activities.

Target Audience: The coursework is replicable in any department/ faculty where the students will join a vocational (accountancy, engineering medicine, law, etc.) community of practice on graduating.


STEP - Staff part-time Doctorate support Network     show
Monthly lunchtime meetings every month to provide peer support for Strathclyde Staff members studying part-time doctorates The sessions will involve: Some CPD activities (e.g. speakers

Target Audience: Staff members studying part-time doctorates


STEP - Summer Course (Re)Design Challenge     show
The Summer Course (Re)Design challenge aims to provide a network of support for staff who would like to (re)design courses or aspects of their teaching, but who struggle to find the time to do this.

Target Audience: Academic and Teaching Staff


STEP - Supporting administration of classes in Myplace     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools and methods of administering classes online and organising a cohort.

Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more about administering classes efficiently online in Myplace


STEP - Supporting social learning     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of social learning online

Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more about social learning activities online


STEP - Teachers PET (Performance Evaluation Tool)     show
Teachers PET (Teachers Performance Evaluation Tool) is a system for collecting feedback from students about classes and their delivery. Questionnaires are prepared for each class, they can be completely different and can run concurrently. Each questionnaire has a feedback window.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


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 - Teaching using live online collaboration platforms.     show
This session will allow staff to explore tools, methods and principles of tools that support teaching classes live online.

Target Audience: Staff wishing to find out more using tools which enable live online teaching of students.


STEP - Teaching, Assessment and Feedback with Technology     show
This workshop will explore a technological approach to delivering a class, using a system developed in the CIS department. The system hosts many aspects of the delivery process, integrating teaching materials with video content and machine-assessed online exercises.

Target Audience: Faculty of Science staff


STEP - Transforming Assessment and Feedback Challenge     show
The Transforming Assessment challenge aims to provide a network of support for staff who would like to (re)design formative and/or summative assessment opportunities.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Feedforward to Enhance Feedback     show
This session will focus on how the traditional retrospective focus on feedback can be flipped for assessments and assignments, and will also explore real-time and embedded feedback.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Jigsaw Learning     show
Jigsaw learning is a form of co-operative learning that can be used in the classroom to encourage students to learn from each other in a way that also encourages individuals to take responsibility for their assigned work.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Use Technology to Enhance Feedback     show
. This session explores ways in which technology might be used to enhance feedback. This will include the use of audio feedback, polling software, and clicker technology.

Target Audience: Staff who are involved in learning and teaching within the university


STEP - Using Social Media & Technology to Enhance L&T     show
The purpose of this network is for academic staff with a wide range of experiences and varying levels of confidence to get together, ask questions, learn from and support one another.

Target Audience: Any staff who would like to participate in an active, ongoing peer support network, learn from one another, and share their own practical experiences of using technology to enhance teaching and learning at Strathclyde.


STEP - VIRA Catch up Session     show
VIRA Catch up Session This session is for anyone in the process of applying for the Vitae International Researcher Award to support you in completing your application. The deadline for the next round of submissions will be 31st May

Target Audience: This session is for anyone in the process of applying for the Vitae International Researcher Award


STEP - What about me?: Supporting Staff, Supporting Students     show
This training has been developed by students in order to support staff in supporting the first year transition of students, particularly their transition into the academic environment and how this can also support social integration to university life. Training will:

Target Audience: All staff involved in delivery of 1st year undergraduate teaching


STEP - Work with students who are blind/visually impaired     show
This session will increase awareness of the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired and the barriers they face in higher education.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Work with students who have Asperger’s Syndrome     show
This session will increase awareness of the needs of students with Asperger’s Syndrome and the barriers they face in higher education. Participants will be encouraged to consider how to make the learning and wider University environment accessible to these students.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Working with students who are d/Deaf or hearing impaired     show
The aim of this session is to raise awareness of the barriers to learning that d/Deaf and hearing impaired students may face.

Target Audience: Teaching, Academic and APS Staff


STEP - Workshop on digital and blended Learning Course (Re) Design     show
This workshop is delivered by Prof. Grainne Conole. The full day workshop will allow participants to reflect on how learning activities can be designed to create effective online and blended learning.

Target Audience: Teaching Staff


STEP How to encourage critical engagement with disciplinary lit..     show
Reading student's written work so often provokes the reaction, "How could they write that!?" The "CRAP detector" is a straightforward rubric which can be used by students from first year undergraduates to doctoral students to start them thinking and writing critically.'

Target Audience: Staff wishing to explore a number of straightforward rubrics to allow students to assess the usefulness of a range of material.


STEP Learning & Teaching in an International Technological University     show
This annual conference is designed to showcase current best practice and explore new pedagogical innovations. The event will feature speakers from our own staff.

Target Audience: All staff involved in Learning & Teaching at the University


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


STEP-Positively influencing the NSS: Building a community of learners     show
This session will outline initiatives put in place by Strathclyde Psychology in support of building communities of learners. Strathclyde Psychology regularly scores highly in NSS scores for overall satisfaction and this year saw a 10% increase in ‘Learning Community’ scores.

Target Audience: University Staff involved in learning and teaching


STEPTech Autumn Seminar Series: Part 1 - Teaching with Lightboards     show
Lightboards offer a way to create videos that complement flipped, online and blended learning. A lightboard is an illuminated glass panel that allows a lecturer to write while facing the audience.

Target Audience: Staff in academic, technical and professional job families who are involved or interested in the delivery and/or support of online and blended learning


STEPTech Autumn Seminar Series: Part 2 – Digital Storytelling     show
Digital storytelling to enhance the student experience

Target Audience: Staff in academic, technical and professional job families who are involved or interested in the delivery and/or support of teaching, learning and assessment


STEPTech Autumn Seminar Series: Part 3 - Virtual and Augmented Reality     show
Immersing students in virtual and augmented reality

Target Audience: Staff in academic, technical and professional job families who are involved or interested in the delivery and/or support of teaching, learning and assessment


Strathclyde Carers' Group     show
Bi-monthly meetings at which carers can network, provide feedback on University support for carers and hear speakers on topics of interest to carers.

Target Audience: All staff


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


Student centred customer service for technicians     show
The aim of this full day course for technicians is to explore various models and approaches to customer service and build the skills essential in delivering an excellent student centred technical service.

Target Audience: Technicians


Supervising Postgraduate Research     show
This module enables you to engage with the professional and theoretical underpinnings and political drivers of national developments in research and research supervision in Higher Education in the UK.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Supervising Postgraduate Research ONLINE     show
Supervising Postgraduate Research (online) This module enables you to engage with the professional and theoretical underpinnings and political drivers of national developments in research and research supervision in Higher Education in the UK.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Supervising Research - Masterclass     show
Anne Lee will describe the most recent applications of the work she described in her book "Successful Research Supervision" (Routledge 2012).

Target Audience: Staff Supervising PG Research Students


Supervising Research - Workshop     show
The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to explore each of the five approaches to supervising research that Anne includes in her framework

Target Audience: Staff Supervising PG Research 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


Supporting Your Strathclyde PGR Student     show
This workshop will provide tools and advice on getting your postgraduate research students off to the best start at Strathclyde. It is a Core Workshop of the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme.

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


Talk like TED in a Day!     show
Come along to this full day workshop in order to master the art of storytelling, learn how to paint strong visual imagery and understand how to get your audience behind your ideas, no matter what they are. A fun but challenging masterclass for those who need to captivate audiences.

Target Audience: Staff members involved in delivering presentations and public speaking


TALON Part 2     show
Part 2 includes three weeks during which some engagement is expected (approximately 8 hours in total). Other time will be spent on developing and evaluating their online classes or activities. Tutors can be contacted at any time (within reason!) until assessment submission, however

Target Audience: The aim of the module is to allow participants to experience being an online student while at the same time exploring the implications and opportunities of teaching and learning online.


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


Technical Staff Programme Level 1 - Information Session     show
A one hour session which will provide an overview of the individual development sessions, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting, and the options for Professional Registration and external accreditation.

Target Audience: Technical staff - grades 3-5


Technical Staff Programme Level 2 - Information Session     show
A one hour session which will provide an overview of the individual development sessions, how to engage in the optional elements of the programme, pre-programme objective setting, and the options for Professional Registration and external accreditation.

Target Audience: Technical staff - grades 6-8


Technician’s Development Session – CPD Opportunities     show
Are you a technician interested in your continual professional development? Come along and hear how you can benefit from HEaTED CPD activities. HEaTED has thousands of CPD activities, designed to inspire technicians at every stage of their career.

Target Audience: Technicians


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)


TLA BESPOKE SESSION     show
Teaching Learning & Assessment within the Disciplines We are planning to run a bespoke TLA session for those TLA participants who have not submitted their observation form or undertaken this activity.

Target Audience: Academic Staff


Train the Trainer     show
The course is designed for those with limited or no prior experience of planning & delivering training. It is intended for candidates with subject knowledge whose job role includes the training of others in small groups settings & in work-related learning contexts.

Target Audience: For Staff whose job role includes the training of others


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


UK Research Office Annual Visit: European Funding and Brexit     show
Format of Event: Information Session with an Opportunity for a Q&A. This session will provide an overview of the current situation of the UK in EU programmes such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+, in light of the ongoing Brexit process.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff - all levels


UK Research Office Annual Visit: Future EU Funding Programmes     show
This session will introduce the next generation of EU programmes, which will run between 2021 and 2027 alongside Horizon Europe, based on the European Commission’s proposals published in June this year.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff - all levels


UK Research Office: Maximising Impact in Horizon 2020     show
This session will focus on addressing the Impact criterion of Horizon 2020 proposals. It will include information on what the evaluators understand by impact on EU projects and what measures must be taken by the beneficiaries to maximise it on Horizon 2020-funded projects.

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff - all levels


Understanding and Exploring Knowledge Exchange.     show
This class provides the core learning experience for the Knowledge Exchange pathway of the SPARK programme and is also mandatory in the Academic Practice path.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


What is Gender-based Violence (GBV)?     show
The aim of this half day course is to highlight what gender-based violence is, why it happens and will focus on good practice responses

Target Audience: Those who work in a front-facing role with students or staff in a support or advisory role such as in University Residences, Estates and Security services, HR, Student Advice and Health Services, Student Advisors, OH, Academic Course Administration


Writing Competitive ITN Proposals in the H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie     show
This workshop will provide participants with comprehensive advice and guidance on how to develop a competitive proposal for Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Networks. The workshops will be particularly suited to those in the process or developing a bid to the January 2019 deadline

Target Audience: Academic / Research staff – all levels Particularly those in the process of developing an ITN proposal for the January 2019 deadline


Writing Effective Emails     show
This half day workshop will include participatory activities and exercises to hone writing skills in an email context. Benefits to participants are a polished and professional email style that reflects well on the organisation as a whole.

Target Audience: All Staff