Online Training Series for PGR’s

The Graduate School is excited to announce the launch of an online training series for PGRs. Provided by the University of East Anglia, the series offers research and professional skills training in a ‘live-taught’ format via a ‘virtual classroom’ on Tuesday evenings between 7pm and 9pm (recordings of sessions are also available on request). This will complement our own ‘in-house’ workshop provision through our Researcher Development Programme.

The sessions are organised into 5 modules as follows:

Module 1: Academic Writing

1) What Should a Literature Review Do?

2) Writing Effectively

3) Academic Publishing

4) Writing & Structuring an Effective Thesis

Module 2: Qualitative Research Skills

1) A Comparison of Qualitative Mehtods

2) Qualitative Interviewing

3) Analysing Qualitative Data

Module 3: Finishing Your PhD

1) Preparing for Your Viva

2) On the Job: Securing a First Academic Post

3) Preparing Impactful Research Proposals & Grant Applications

Module 4: Teaching Skills

1) Preparing and Delivering Seminars

2) Preparing and Delivering Lectures

3) Assessment, Feedback, & Module Design

Module 5: Quantitative Research Skills

1) A Beginner’s Guide to Quantitative Research

2) An Introduction to Scale Development

3) An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling

The full programme together with details of how to go about booking your places on individual workshops is attached below (booking for all pre-Christmas sessions will open on Tuesday 26th September at 9 a.m. We will send out reminders re. this date nearer the time):

Online Training for PGR’s (FP) 2017-18



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