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RI&C Week: AI Integrity in Practice     show
This discussion-focused workshop will explore the implications of AI use for research integrity.

Target Audience: All staff involved in leading, conducting or supporting research.


RI&C Week: Participant Considerations, Wellbeing and Rights     show
This event provides guidance on the process of obtaining informed consent from participants & advises how researchers can demonstrate their commitment to the dignity, respect & data protection rights of participants - both during & after the active research phase.

Target Audience: Researchers conducting human subject research where they are working with and collecting data and/or tissue from human participants (including research which involves the co-creation of outputs, materials, or sensitive data collection)


RI&C Week: Research Integrity and Culture Marketplace     show
Come along and meet your colleagues involved in supporting a positive research culture and embedding research integrity! You can chat all things research integrity and culture with experts whilst enjoying lunch and networking with other staff and PGRs.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


AA OSDU Course Template     show
Short summary of event - no longer than 285 characters

Target Audience: Who the course is aimed at


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 - Online     show
This class has been developed for Online delivery and will be offered Online for the forseeable future

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Active Bystander Training     show
Active Bystander is a 90 minute long, fast paced session which equips delegates with the skills to deal with bullying, sexual harassment and intimidation in the workplace.

Target Audience: All staff at all levels/disciplines


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 Development Conversations: Drop-In Session for Reviewees     show
This is a drop-in ‘Question & Answer’ session for anyone who has a question about having a conversation about career & professional development with their ADR reviewer.

Target Audience: Research staff and anyone else with questions about having a development conversation as part of their ADR


ADR: A Focused Conversation (Academic, Research, Teaching & KE)     show
This 60- minute online session provides information on the ADR process for reviewers & guidance on how to lead constructive, meaningful ADR conversations. It is targeted at ADR reviewers to those in Academic, Research, Teaching or KE roles.

Target Audience: Staff involved as reviewers in ADR for Academic, Research, Teaching or KE roles


An Introduction to Project Management     show
The aim of this introductory course is to help you understand the principles and terminology of project management as well as giving you essential tools and techniques to help you scope, plan and deliver successful projects.

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


Assessment for Learning in Higher Education     show
According to the principle of Assessment for Learning (AfL), assessment and feedback should always help students learn and succeed. AfL is at the heart of Strathclyde’s Assessment and Feedback Policy.

Target Audience: For all staff involved in assessment and feedback , or those with particular interest in Assessment for Learning


Aurora Info Session for 2022/23 Cohort     show
Join this interactive online session to learn more about the Aurora women’s leadership development initiative, hear from recent Strathclyde participants, and to find out about applying for a centrally-funded place at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: This session is primarily for Strathclyde staff who are a) women, and b) Grades 7, 8 and 9. Staff of any gender and any grade are also welcome to attend the session if they wish to learn more about the Aurora women’s leadership development initiative.


Awareness for First Aid for Mental Health     show
Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health is a blended course that will be facilitated by staff from the Disability and Wellbeing Service.

Target Audience: 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


Building a Successful Research Career     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


Coaching Skills Course for Leaders and Managers     show
This practical workshop will introduce you to coaching as a leadership strategy and approach. You will learn about using the GROW model to facilitate positive growth, productivity and motivation with colleagues.

Target Audience: Strathclyde Leaders and Managers


Conferencing & Event Organisation At Strathclyde     show
A half day session on the practicalities of organising a conference or event .

Target Audience: Staff members who organise conferences & events


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


Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Opportunities 2022     show
The workshop will explain the benefits that IMechE membership brings, including access to great CPD resources.

Target Audience: Engineering Technicians


Course (Re) Design - Online     show
This class has been developed for Online delivery and will be offered Online for the forseeable future.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Customer Service Skills     show
Participants in this 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


Dealing with Conflict on Projects     show
As part of our project management theme this short session will introduce the kinds of conflicts you might experience when managing projects and some strategies and techniques for dealing with them.

Target Audience: All 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


EPSRC Health Technologies Team Visit - Funding & Strategy Session     show
Join us for an exclusive session with the EPSRC Health Technologies Team, where you will learn more about the refreshed Health Technologies Strategy, funding opportunities, panel insights and patient & public involvement and engagement (PPIE).

Target Audience: Any staff involved in research related to health technologies


ESRC Impact Acceleration Account – Bid Development     show
During these two workshops, you will receive information on the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA), the different funding opportunities available, as well as guidance and support to write your proposals.

Target Audience: Staff members who intend to apply for ESRC IAA funding


Freelancing: All you need to know     show
Freelancing is a legitimate way of engaging in knowledge exchange and/or entrepreneurship for employed and, of course, self-employed people. This session sets out all you need to know to start freelancing and how to easily get started.

Target Audience: Open to all


HEA Fellowship Information Session - Online     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


Impactful Research - Linking Your Work to SDGs in Pure     show
This practical training will walk you through the simple-yet-important steps to having an up-to-date Pure profile and linking your work with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for increased visibility and collaborations. Live Stream – to be recorded and published online

Target Audience: Research and academic staff


Introduction to Leadership for PhD Supervisors     show
This workshop will introduce Leadership as a model for establishing and maintaining successful PhD supervisions

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


Introduction to Research Integrity (Online Course)     show
This self-paced online course, created by the UK Research Integrity Office, offers a short dive into the topic of research integrity, why it matters and what it means in practice – perfect as an introduction for new researchers or a refresher for more experienced colleagues.

Target Audience: Anyone conducting or managing research in any discipline, including early career researchers (research students, post-doctorates and fellows), technicians, and more experienced staff who need refresher training


Leadership Development Prog (1st line leadership) - Info Session     show
This is a 30 minute, on-line 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 for Strategic Outcomes - Intro Session     show
This is a 30 minute, on-line 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: Team Leaders


Lessons from Antarctica on Equality, Sustainability and Leadership     show
Join Strathclyders Stephanie Ordonez, Maria Weikum and Wendy Pring in this lunchtime seminar to hear more about their recent voyage to Antarctica exploring collective leadership, equality & inclusion, sustainability, Antarctic science and more.

Target Audience: All staff


Management Development: Complaint Investigation Skills - Online     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 ONLINE


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


Pedagogy & Leadership in HE: New Research Sub-theme     show
Our overarching aim is to support staff undertaking scholarship, research, and innovation in higher and professional education

Target Audience: staff undertaking scholarship, research, and innovation in higher and professional education


Planning a Positive Retirement     show
This information session is for those either considering retirement or about to retire in the near future. This will be a face to face session in Graham Hills.

Target Audience: Anyone considering retirement or early or flexible retirement


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

Target Audience: All Academic Staff


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

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


Professional Services Development Programme- Info 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


Professional Services Networking Lunch     show
A chance for administrators to come together and network, sharing information and best practice

Target Audience: Suitable for anyone who undertakes any administration role


Promoting Research Integrity through Supervision     show
This workshop will support Supervisors to develop an approach that encourages positive research practices within their team.

Target Audience: Staff involved in Doctoral Student Supervision


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


REF 2029 Open Access Consultation: Staff Sessions     show
These sessions will support participants to understand, explore, and influence the key questions and messages at the heart of the University of Strathclyde’s response to the REF 2029 Open Access Policy Consultation, led by expert team members from IS and RKES.

Target Audience: This event is appropriate for any researchers, research leaders or professional services staff interested in the Open Access Policy requirements for REF 2029.


Relaunch of Women’s Network     show
We would be delighted if you would join us for the relaunch event of the Strathclyde Women’s Network.

Target Audience: Women's Week


Research Funding Landscape Information Session     show
An online open session designed to provide updates to academic researchers on UK & international funding strategy, priorities & opportunities in the Engineering, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences research areas.

Target Audience: Academic staff, particularly early career colleagues


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

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


Research Professional Administrator Training Workshop     show
This workshop aims to provide insightful learning on how to use Research Professional to find/promote targeted funding opportunities, manage research workgroups and facilitate bid development.

Target Audience: For research & KE professionals; faculty/department/research centre/cluster administrators and bid officers


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

Target Audience: Research Staff


RI&C Week: NHS Ethics – Thinking about PPI and Participant Materials     show
This workshop will provide guidance on the NHS Research Ethics Committee review process and the value the committee places on PPI as part of an application. The recently introduced NHS Ethics Quality Standards design and review principles will also be addressed.

Target Audience: Research staff and students submitting NHS ethics and R&D applications using the IRAS system


RI&C Week: Addressing Questionable Research Practice and Misconduct     show
This workshop will explore how research misconduct can, and should, be addressed within a positive research culture, with discussions on how issues of research misconduct arise, how these can be dealt with, and what this means for researchers, participants, and the University.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Anonymisation of Research Data     show
This workshop will provide practical guidance on the data management processes necessary when collecting personal data from research participants, from considerations for GDPR & participant consent to how personal data collection can be embedded effectively in data management plans.

Target Audience: Researchers (staff and PGR students) who are collecting and processing personal data in their work


RI&C Week: Embedding Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)     show
This World Café workshop will explore the topic of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). Participants will have opportunity to discuss with internal and external colleagues the relevance of RRI as well as practical ways to implement RRI concepts through different dimensions.

Target Audience: All staff involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Inclusion from the Start – Embedding EDI in Research     show
This workshop will explore how issues around equality, diversity and inclusion can be integrated within research projects from their inception.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Inclusivity and Diversity in Research Cultures     show
Join us as we hear from researchers and practitioners in a series of short talks on how we can embed equality, diversity and inclusion into our research and innovation culture to ensure everyone can thrive in academia.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Making Your Data Open Access in Social Sciences     show
The session will address the benefits of open data in social sciences, show examples of projects with existing datasets and provide tips on how to make open access data more straightforward for other researchers to use for secondary data analysis.

Target Audience: Anyone involved in social sciences research


RI&C Week: Mental Health for Managers     show
This session aims to support managers to support their staff. It will provide an overview for managers to help start the conversation & feel comfortable & confident to talk to staff about mental health & wellbeing, with a practical approach focused on ‘take away’ tools and skills.

Target Audience: Staff in formal or informal supervisory / manager roles


RI&C Week: Open Research – What Is It and How Does It Benefit Us?     show
Join us as we hear from researchers and practitioners in a series of short talks on what open research is and the wide range of benefits that adopting open research practices can bring.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Open Session Research Development & Culture Sub-Committee     show
Join the open meeting of the Research Development & Culture Sub-Committee to influence the University’s future research culture priorities. Share your insights on what these priorities should look like and learn how the committee can put them into practice.

Target Audience: All staff involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Reframing Failure in Research     show
This event will offer a conversation about failure and resilience in research & innovation, where we’ll hear diverse perspectives from Strathclyde and external speakers on research setbacks, fueling innovation, and reshaping our perception of failure.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Research Integrity in the Age of AI     show
This expert panel discussion explores intersection of AI technologies & integrity in the context of research environments. Participants will be able to learn more about opportunities and risks of using AI in research and research management as well as ideas on how to navigate them.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate research students + staff involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Sustainability and Me!     show
Have you always wondered how to consider sustainability within your research? Then wonder no longer. Join the Centre for Sustainable Development team for an interactive guide to how you can embed sustainability in your research plans, outcomes and activities.

Target Audience: All staff and students (PGR) engaged in research


RI&C Week: Trusted Research and Innovation     show
This workshop introduces the key principles of Trusted Research & Innovation and provides attendees with frameworks and practical examples to allow them to consider aspects of their work in relation to Trusted Research & Innovation.

Target Audience: All staff involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


RI&C Week: Where Next for Responsible Research Assessment?     show
Responsible research assessment recognizes and rewards the wide range of contributions that maximise the quality of research. With insights from experts across the UK research sector, this event explores the next steps for achieving systemic reform of research assessment.

Target Audience: All staff and postgraduate researchers involved in leading, conducting or supporting research


Running Effective Meetings     show
Unlock productive meetings! Learn to set clear goals, create focused agendas, encourage participation, and keep discussions on track in your meetings

Target Audience: All staff who plan and lead effective meetings


Shaping the Next REF:Your Thoughts on Strathclyde's Consultation Input     show
Have your say on Strathclyde’s response to the ongoing Research Excellence Framework (REF) consultation - join us at one of two online workshops to discuss the REF 2028 initial decisions and help to shape our institutional response.

Target Audience: All staff involved in conducting, enabling or supporting research, knowledge exchange and/or innovation


SPIRAL - Developing & Engaging in Equitable & Ethical P'ship Research     show
This interactive training aims to support researchers to examine the principles of equitable and ethical partnerships for research, and will examine these through interactive case studies and discursive activities.

Target Audience: PGR and academic staff


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: Anyone interested in applying for a Future Leaders Fellowship, in particular Research and Early-Career Academic Staff.


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

Target Audience: Research staff planning an academic research career


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

Target Audience: Research staff / postdocs


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

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


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

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


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

Target Audience: Research Staff


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

Target Audience: Academic, Teaching, Research and KE staff


SPIRAL - Communicating Your Research Through Digital Storytelling     show
Learn how to communicate your research to a wide audience through digital storytelling – a simple form of video. Ideal for anyone new to video-making or with limited experience, the course covers how to write a narrative, plan and create a video using images and simple animation.

Target Audience: Staff involved in research who want to know how to effectively communicate their research to a lay audience in an engaging but simple video format


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

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


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

Target Audience: PGR and academic staff


SPIRAL - E4A - Getting Started with Entrepreneurship     show
Interested in becoming an entrepreneur?  Thinking about developing a micro business or looking for an opportunity?  This session explores how to find inspiration and get started with a business and get it off the ground in the simplest way.

Target Audience: Anyone across the university who is interested in getting started with a business.


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

Target Audience: For those who are engaging with industry partners


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

Target Audience: Any staff involved in visualising complex information, especially in research contexts


SPIRAL - Grant Writing     show
This session delivers all you need to know for planning and writing winning grant applications. It includes finding funding, promoting your concept, and working out the finance.

Target Audience: Any staff interested in applying for research grants


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

Target Audience: Research and early career academic staff


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

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


SPIRAL - How to Build Your Reputation in 30 Mins per Day     show
Stand out in your career by learning how to shape your professional reputation in just 30 minutes a day. In this workshop, you will learn how to showcase your strengths and create opportunities for your career.

Target Audience: Open to all member of staff who are interested in building your professional reputation and profile.


SPIRAL - How to Develop 'Real World' Impact with Academic Research     show
A two-hour online interactive workshop that explores how you can ensure your academic research has a positive impact beyond academia.

Target Audience: All staff involved in research, in particular early- to mid-career researchers


SPIRAL - How to get Customers, Free Funding and Support: The Life Hack     show
Finding and getting customers is the lifeblood of any small enterprise. How can target markets be defined and approached for low or no-cost?

Target Audience: Open to all staff (Teaching, Research, KE & Entrepreneurship, Professional Services)


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

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


SPIRAL - Introduction to Understanding & Recording Research Impact     show
This introductory course offers an overview of the key principles of research impact and developing an impact record. It will be helpful for those looking to understand how their research makes a difference in the world and how to evidence this change for REF and other contexts.

Target Audience: This course is appropriate for staff involved in research, especially those at an earlier stage in their career.


SPIRAL - IP Essentials Copyright, Teaching and Commercialisation     show
Novel intellectual property (IP) is created regularly by researchers in universities and it is becoming increasingly important for both staff and students to equip themselves with elementary knowledge of the subject.

Target Audience: This course is designed specifically for researchers working in universities and institutes.


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

Target Audience: Academic / Fellows / Senior Postdocs


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

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


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

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


SPIRAL - Monitoring and recording research impact     show
REF Workshop

Target Audience: research staff


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

Target Audience: Research leaders and those aspiring to be


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

Target Audience: Academic, Research, KE and Teaching Staff


SPIRAL - Personal Effectiveness : 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


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

Target Audience: Research staff / postdocs


SPIRAL - Productive Writing: Techniques, Planning & Finishing     show
This workshop will focus on writing productivity: from getting started with a writing task to continuing productively, overcoming writing challenges and finishing within deadlines.

Target Audience: Any staff involved in academic writing (e.g. for research, knowledge exchange or teaching purposes)


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

Target Audience: For academics / researchers managing projects


SPIRAL - Research Careers Outside Higher Educ.     show
This seminar event will explore the career paths and current roles of a number of speakers having moved from an academic research background into research roles outside of higher education. Come along to learn more about different types of careers!

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


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

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


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

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


SPIRAL – Research Writing Workshop - Weekly Drop In     show
This informal, social writing workshop is intended for all staff who are looking for protected time and space to focus on their writing and legitimise writing tasks in their busy work weeks.

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


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

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


SPIRAL - Researchers Group - Meet the Faculty     show
An informal event highlighting research activity in a specific faculty and bringing together researchers to network with their peers.

Target Audience: Open to all research staff, particularly those who identify as early career.


SPIRAL - Responsible assessment of research outputs     show
REF Workshop

Target Audience: research staff


SPIRAL - Responsible Research & Innovation     show
This one-day interactive workshop introduces principles & concepts of responsible research & innovation & provides attendees with tools, processes, and frameworks for developing innovations responsibility. Funded by University of Strathclyde EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

Target Audience: Anyone involved in research and innovation


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

Target Audience: For supervisors of doctoral research students


SPIRAL - Side Hustles: How to start and grow them.     show
Side Hustles can be a passion project - opportunity to upskill, to work with new people, a chance to earn some extra income or for developing a social enterprise idea. This session looks at some side hustle ideas and also sets out the playbook for running a side hustle successfully.

Target Audience: Open to all (Teaching, Research, KE and Entrepreneurship, Professional Services)


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

Target Audience: Staff, PGRs


SPIRAL - Start & Run a Thriving, Flourishing Business.     show
Ever wondered if you would like setting up and running your own business? Not sure where to start and what is involved? Find out the answers from an experienced start-up and edupreneur Dr Kate Smith who discusses practical tips, tricks and common pitfalls.

Target Audience: Open to all


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels


SPIRAL - UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Q & A Drop-In Session     show
This Q&A session will answer participants’ questions about the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme and Strathclyde’s related internal candidate selection process and support.

Target Audience: Research Staff and Early Career Academic Staff.


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

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


SPIRAL - Writing for The Conversation     show
The Conversation is a news website with content written by researchers and academics working with professional journalists. This session explores what The Conversation does, how you can become involved and what benefits writing for a more general audience can bring to your research.

Target Audience: Any staff members involved in research


SPIRAL - Writing for The Conversation: 1-to-1 Editor Chats – HaSS/SBS     show
The Conversation is a news website with content written by researchers and academics working with professional journalists. This 15-minute one-to-one session with an editor will enable you to receive personalised advice and feedback on your writing ideas for The Conversation.

Target Audience: Any staff members in HaSS or SBS who are involved in research and would like to write for The Conversation


SPIRAL - Writing for The Conversation: 1-to-1 Editor Chats - Sci/Eng     show
The Conversation is a news website with content written by researchers and academics working with professional journalists. This 15-minute one-to-one session with an editor will enable you to receive personalised advice and feedback on your writing ideas for The Conversation.

Target Audience: Any staff members in Science or Engineering who are involved in research and would like to write for The Conversation


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

Target Audience: Academic, research, KE & teaching staff


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

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


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

Target Audience: Postdocs


SPIRAL-Developments in Research Impact for Established Academics     show
This practical workshop has been designed for established academics looking to better understand, articulate, and record how their research makes a difference in the world as well as how to support researchers in relation to impact for REF and other contexts.

Target Audience: This course is appropriate for researchers and research leaders who are established in their career, especially those with Departmental / Faculty responsibilities.


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

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


SPIRAL-Practical Perspectives on Academic Promotion in STEMM P1     show
This in person face event aims to support those considering going for academic promotion in the next 12 months. Session 1 focuses on enabling participants to gain better understanding of promotion procedures & type of achievements & documentation applicants needed for promotion.

Target Audience: Academic professional staff who are eligible for academic promotion and planning to apply in the next 12 months


SPIRAL-Practical Perspectives on Academic Promotion in STEMM P2     show
This zoom session aims to support those considering going for academic promotion in the next 12 months. Session 2 will focus on supporting participants to translate their achievements into appropriate formats and language for their promotion application.

Target Audience: Academic professional staff who are eligible for academic promotion and planning to apply in the next 12 months


SPIRAL-Research Professional Training Workshop - Engineering & Science     show
This course is for users from Faculty of Engineering and Science who are interested in using Research Professional to search for funding opportunities, create personalised funding alerts and keep up to date with the funding climate

Target Audience: For users from Faculty of Engineering and Science


SPIRAL-Research Professional Training Workshop - HaSS & SBS     show
For users from Faculty of HaSS and SBS who are interested in using Research Professional to search for funding opportunities, create personalised funding alerts and keep up to date with the funding climate.

Target Audience: This course is restricted to Research Professional users from Faculty of HaSS and Strathclyde Business School


STACK Users at Strathclyde     show
STACK is an online assessment system for STEM subjects, designed to assess students’ answers to questions with numeric or algebraic answers.

Target Audience: Academic/Teaching staff using, or interested in using, STACK for online assessment and feedback


STEP - Using Your Calendar to Claw Back Time In Your Day     show
In this workshop, through a number of developmental activities, participants will take a proactive approach to their calendars to claw back time and work more effectively.

Target Audience: Any staff, particularly those involved in the delivery of teaching and learning


STEP - ‘Focus On: Generative AI in L & T - Workshop 4     show
Facilitated by Education Enhancement and OSDU, we will be running a Mini-programme of workshops exploring the impact of generative-AI on learning, teaching, and assessment at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Professionals who teach and/or support learning


STEP - AI2: Maintain Academic Integrity in an AI-enabled World-Online     show
This session provides attendees with a briefing on academic integrity & Generative Artificial Intelligence,

Target Audience: Staff who teach or support learning


STEP - AI2: Maintaining Academic Integrity in an AI-enabled World     show
This session provides attendees with a briefing on academic integrity & Generative Artificial Intelligence,

Target Audience: Staff who teach or support learning


STEP - Climate Fresk Workshop Programme *ONLINE*     show
Climate Fresk - Become a Strathclyde Climate Education Leader in just a few hours with no prior knowledge of climate change required! ONLINE session

Target Audience: All staff


STEP - Developing MCQs     show
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) can be an excellent tool for assessment, whether formative or summative. In this self-directed module, explore how to avoid common mistakes in designing MCQs and techniques for using MCQs to evaluate higher order thinking skills such as judgement.

Target Audience: Staff involved in learning and teaching


STEP - Focus On: Generative AI in L & T - Workshop 1     show
Facilitated by Education Enhancement and OSDU, we will be running a Mini-programme of workshops exploring the impact of generative-AI on learning, teaching, and assessment at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Professionals who teach and/or support learning


STEP - Focus On: Generative AI in L& T - Workshop 2     show
Facilitated by Education Enhancement and OSDU, we will be running a Mini-programme of workshops exploring the impact of generative-AI on learning, teaching, and assessment at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Professionals who teach and/or support learning


STEP - Focus On: Generative AI in L& T - Workshop 3     show
Facilitated by Education Enhancement and OSDU, we will be running a Mini-programme of workshops exploring the impact of generative-AI on learning, teaching, and assessment at Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Professionals who teach and/or support learning


STEP - HEA Fellowship Information Session In-Person     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 - Helping Your Students Make the Most of Feedback In-Person     show
This STEP session will explore a number of strategies that can help support your students to make the most of feedback. The session will be responsive, practical, and focussed on discovering solutions to real challenges.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


STEP - Helping Your Students Make the Most of Feedback Online     show
This STEP session will explore a number of strategies that can help support your students to make the most of feedback. The session will be responsive, practical, and focussed on discovering solutions to real challenges.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


STEP - Helping your students make the most of groupwork     show
Working in groups can improve learning outcomes  & support the development of key graduate attributes for students. However, group work can be challenging for many.

Target Audience: Staff delivering learning and teaching


STEP - Helping your students make the most of groupwork - Assessment     show
Working in groups can improve learning outcomes and support the development of key graduate attributes for students. However, assessing group work can be a challenge for both staff and students

Target Audience: Staff delivering learning and teaching


STEP – How to become a JiTTER (Just in Time Teacher)     show
Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) is a strategy designed to promote the use of class time for active learning. In this STEP session, we will look at the benefits of JiTT and explore some simple, practical steps to help you become a JiTTer

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


STEP - Leadership in Learning and Teaching Network     show
This is a face to face meeting of the Leadership in Learning and Teaching network

Target Audience: Participants of the Leadership in Learning and Teaching Network


STEP - Pedagogy Reading Group     show
The pedagogy reading group meets to discuss articles / books on pedagogy. The aim of the group is to support participants' knowledge and understanding of varying pedagogies and how they may apply to teaching.

Target Audience: All staff with an interest in pedagogy


STEP - Programme Leader’s Network 2023     show
The Network being established is intended to bring together programme leaders from across the university to support role development, problem solving, and generate resources and training support for existing and new programme leaders.

Target Audience: Academic Programme Leaders


STEP - Responding to module evaluation: Drop-in session     show
This course is to support staff in making sense of and responding to module evaluation data.

Target Audience: All staff involved in supporting and delivering learning and teaching


STEP - Senior Fellows Network     show
The Senior Fellows Network is a community for colleagues who have achieved SFHEA.

Target Audience: All staff who have achieved Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy 


STEP Developing MCQs     show
This self-directed module guides participants through designing multiple choice questions (MCQs) in higher education.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support teaching and learning at Strathclyde


STEP: Designing inclusive curricula     show
This STEP workshop is designed to empower learning and teaching staff at Strathclyde to create curricula that are not only accessible to all but also reflect the diverse needs and perspectives of our student body.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning at Strathclyde


STEP: Helping Students Make the Most of Independent Study     show
This workshop explores some of the strategies that teachers and/or those who support learning can adopt to maximise the effectiveness of students’ independent study.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


STEP: How to Assess and Provide Feedback to Large Classes     show
In this STEP workshop, we will explore a number of strategies for assessing and providing feedback to large classes. In the context of assessment, this will include assessment design and – where possible – minimising the assessment burden on staff and students.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


STEP: How to Encourage Active Learning in Large Classes     show
In this STEP workshop, we will explore a number of strategies for engaging students in active learning in large classes, whether delivered predominantly online or on campus.

Target Audience: All staff who teach and/or support learning


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

Target Audience: Anyone interested in applying to the Chancellors’ Fellow Scheme


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 KE and Teaching Staff


Supervisor Development Programme - SPARK Credits Information Session     show
This session will provide information about how to gain SPARK credits through the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme for the SPARK module “Supervising Postgraduate Research”

Target Audience: Staff interested in gaining SPARK credits through the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme


Supporting Early Researchers' Careers:: A Workshop for Line Managers     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: Staff involved in Doctoral Student Supervision or the Line Manager for Research Staff


Supporting Quality Research & Researcher Development (On Campus)     show
This workshop will introduce the new Researcher Development Time Policy, Research Code of Practice and Research Data Management & Sharing Policy – exploring what these policies mean in practice, why they are relevant and how they will impact those involved in research.

Target Audience: Any staff involved in research or research support


Supporting Quality Research & Researcher Development (Online)     show
This workshop will introduce the new Researcher Development Time Policy, Research Code of Practice and Research Data Management & Sharing Policy – exploring what these policies mean in practice, why they are relevant and how they will impact those involved in research.

Target Audience: Any staff involved in research or research support


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


Sustainable Dev'ment Goals - Multiplier Training (Gaia Education)     show
This one day SDG Training of Multipliers workshop led by Gaia Education will build capacity of participants to use interactive methods and games to engage with students, stakeholders and communities in vitally important conversations about the implementation of the 17 SDGs.

Target Audience: PGR and academic staff


Teaching Learning and Assessment within the Disciplines (Online)     show
This class has been developed for Online delivery and will be offered Online for the foreseeable future

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Team Approaches to Problem Solving     show
De Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats theory and it’s use in problem solving and meeting management

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


Technical Staff Development Programme - Information Session     show
This introductory session is open to all Technical staff, and is designed to inform staff about the Technical Staff Development Programme.

Target Audience: Technical Staff Grade 3 - 8


Technical Staff Network series     show
A chance for Technical Staff to come together and network, sharing information and best practice

Target Audience: Suitable for anyone who undertakes any Technical role


Trainer Training     show
Trainer training for those delivering training as part of their role. This course involves working towards a nationally recognised SVQ unit

Target Audience: Anyone who is involved in delivering training session


Trainer Training - 3 Sessions     show
Trainer training for those delivering training as part of their role. This course involves working towards a nationally recognised SVQ unit

Target Audience: Anyone who is involved in delivering training session


Transitioning from Academia: Group Career Support for Research Staff     show
Would you like to transition from academia to industry? Join a 90-min group career support appointment. Explore options, get peer support, and advice from a Career Development Adviser. Find encouragement and clarity for your future career path.

Target Audience: Open to Research Staff who want to transition beyond academia


UKRO Annual Visit Webinar - Horizon Europe Updates     show
This session targets audience who are interested in applying for Horizon Europe funding. It aims to provide the newest updates and novelties on Horizon Europe funding programme with an update on the UK’s association to the programme.

Target Audience: Strathclyde colleagues who are interested in applying for Horizon Europe funding and gaining the most updated information about status of UK’s association to Horizon Europe.


Understanding and Exploring Knowledge Exchange Online     show
This class has been developed for Online delivery and will be offered Online for the forseeable future.

Target Audience: Academic & Research Staff


Women in Technical Roles Networking Group     show
A networking group for all women in technical related roles

Target Audience: All women in the University of Strathclyde who carry out technical based roles including AV and IT type roles