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A Career in Academia     show
Participants will discover what it takes to make it as an academic and will have the opportunity to talk to early career academics about their experiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Building your Digital Footprint     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Business Basics and Research Commercial Awareness     show
Participants will explore different types of business.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Business Beyond the Bottom Line     show
Participants will examine how to make a living that is aligned with their personal motivations, and consider business and enterprise from that angle.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Capturing Audiences     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Career Coaching for Ambition 1:1     show
Participants will have a one to one session to learn more about the approach they need to take when pursuing future employment.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Careers Beyond Research: Applying your Skills outside Academia     show
Participants will explore a number of careers and what particular options might be compatible with individuals.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Assertiveness, Influencing & Networking     show
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to be able to engage more effectively with the individuals that they meet throughout there research journey.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: English Skills for Beginners     show
Participants will improve their skills in spoken English.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for Non-Native Speakers     show
Participants will learn to improve their confidence in public speaking through a variety of techniques, including how to construct a presentation, differences in written and spoken English, formality and humour.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Communicating with Confidence: Public Speaking for PGRs     show
Learn how to present yourself and your work authentically with confidence and impact. On this highly interactive and fun course participants will gain the knowledge and skills to present their research projects authentically and with impact to a variety of audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Complying with EPSRCs Policy Framework on Research Data     show
This course will introduce researchers to the stipulations made by EPSRC in relation to research data when in receipt of their funding for research.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Complying with ESRCs Research Data Policy     show
This course will introduce researchers to the stipulations made by ESRC in relation to research data when in receipt of their funding for research.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Creating a Digital Story     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Creating Data Management Plans and Depositing Research Data in Pure.     show
This course will help answer your questions about data management planning and lead you through the process of completing a plan.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Creating Effective Poster Presentations (HaSS/SBS)     show
Participants from HaSS and SBS will learn the basic principles behind poster design.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Creating Effective Poster Presentations (Science/Engineering)     show
Participants from the Science and Engineering Faculties will learn the basic principles behind poster design

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Student


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Developing Activities for Public Spaces     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Engaging Beyond Academia: Industry, Networking and Opportunity Online     show
Participants will be introduced to various aspects of engagement with external organisations, including industry.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Engaging School Children with Research     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Fast Track to Impact     show
Participants will be given access to weekly exercises to fast track their impact no matter what discipline they work in.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Fear of the Blank Page     show
Participants will be introduced to how to start writing and how to keep motivated planning your writing and finishing

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Frontrunner Leadership Development Programme     show
Frontrunner programmes are designed to not only increase participants' leadership learning but to help them create broader networks, take better decisions and drive bold innovation.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students in their 2nd and 3rd year


Getting Published in Academic Journals     show
Participants will practice a range of writing techniques to aid them in developing a repertoire of writing strategies for journal writing, draft journal abstracts and draft outlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting to Grips with Fellowships     show
Participants will learn why research grant applications require a different style of writing from papers and theses. They will learn a formula for a good grant application and a recipe for producing that formula.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting to Grips with Grant and Fellowship Writing     show
Participants will learn why research grant applications require a different style of writing from papers and theses. They will learn a formula for a good grant application and a recipe for producing that formula.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Getting to Grips with Grant Writing     show
Participants will be introduced to grant writing and the process of writing winning research proposals.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


How to be an Effective Researcher     show
Participants will learn practical ways to increase their effectiveness in research and meet the challenges of completing a PhD through this interactive and intensive 1 day course.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Immortalising your Research: Ethics, Sharing and Being Open     show
Participants will be introduced to a number of different platforms have recently been developed to facilitate the data sharing and distribution process.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Interview Techniques for Postgraduate Researchers     show
Participants will gain a better understanding of the purpose of an interview, what interviewers are really looking and how to prepare effectively.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introduction to LaTeX     show
Participants will be introduced to the LaTeX package for scientific word-processing and type-setting.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Reseach


Introduction to Research Data Management and Sharing     show
Participants will introduce researchers to the concepts involved in research data management and sharing as well as what the Strathclyde approach is and what practical steps you should take to ensure you are following best practice.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Introductory Training for PGRs who Teach     show
Participants will be given an induction to the skills and attitudes required to teach at the University of Strathclyde.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Knowledge Exchange & Innovation Training     show
Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their skills in knowledge exchange and innovation with the aim of advancing research towards application in external organisations.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Open Access for Researchers     show
Participants will be introduced to Open Access, and be given practical help on the issues that researchers will face in their career.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PechaKucha - The Art of Precise Presentations     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PG Essentials:Digital Scholarship Skills     show
Participants will develop their digital scholarship skills

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


PhD to Postdoc: Making the Transition     show
Participants will learn about becoming a post-doctoral researcher.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: First Year Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Professional Networking for Researchers     show
Participants will explore networking strategies, engagement methods and how to "pitch" themselves and their ideas.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Realising Your Potential: Glasgow GRADschool     show
This opportunity in the West of Scotland is one of only two GRADschool collaborations in the country, and is supported by the University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students (at the end of 2nd year or writing up year only)


Research Data Management and Sharing in a Day     show
This course will give researchers a solid grounding in the concepts involved in research data management and sharing as well as what the Strathclyde approach is and what practical steps you should take to ensure you are following best practice.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Impact and Public Engagement     show
This module aims to assist researchers from all faculties to develop their skills in achieving high-quality public engagement in their research. It will also develop awareness of the importance and challenges of engaging audiences.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Integrity     show
Participants will learn about how to employ the highest standards of research integrity. You will be introduced to potential pitfalls and how to avoid your authority as a researcher being undermined by your own actions or the actions of others.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Research Integrity Online     show
Participants will explore all aspects of Research integrity

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Resilience for Researchers     show
Participants will learn to use self-awareness to increase resilience, creativity and lead a more balanced research career.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Spectacular Information and Visualising Data     show
Participants will be introduced to various types of visual formats including standard graphs, mapping data and infographics.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Three Minute Thesis Training     show
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to compete in the University of Strathclyde's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Time and Self-Management for Researchers     show
Participants will learn to work with greater effectiveness, support their overall well-being and maximise their time and energy.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing and Presenting Research     show
Participants will learn generic skills required for academic research, and explore the issues associates with writing and presenting research for academic and non-academic purposes.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 1     show
Participants will explore writing in the 1st year of the doctorate, covering writing about the literature, using writing to develop their own style, and to manage an evolving research project.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 2     show
Participants will explore issues relevant to writing in the 2nd year of the doctorate. Particular emphasis is given to the difficulty managing an evolving project, understanding the demands and structure of research writing and applying that knowledge.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


Writing With Confidence - Year 3     show
Participants will explore a range of topics pertinent to the final stages of writing up a doctoral thesis. It deals with tasks and issues important to finishing off a thesis, such as the difficulties of editing a large document and writing to deadlines.

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students


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

Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students