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Academic and Professional Development

The Academic Service provides courses, training sessions and activities for Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows geared towards their academic and professional development. Some courses may be helpful throughout the Ph.D. programme, whereas others aim to support research, help develop scholarly practices, build a portfolio of transferable skills, and smoothen the transition to the job market. 

These activities complement the support provided by the Departments.  


Regular offers include:

Further, the following workshops can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Writing Emails in Support of the Academic Process
  • Communications in Support of the Publishing Process
  • Revise and Resubmit
  • Classroom Management
  • Teaching Statements and Philosophies

Regular offers include:

Further, the following seminars can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Building up a Portfolio in Support of your Job Search
  • Communications in Support of the Job Market
  • Mock interviews (Presentation Support)

 

Upcoming Training and Events


 

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Writing your Journal Article: from Draft to Submission in 8 Sessions

Dates: 25 April (11:00-12:30), followed by 7 more weekly sessions
  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram and Nicola Hargreaves (Academic Service, English Unit)
  • Target audience: Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards 
 
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Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

Dates: 5-9 June (9:30-13:00), 13 and 14 June (9:00-17:00)
  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram, Nicola Hargreaves, Annika Zorn
  • Target audience: all Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards

 This course is fully booked. You may register for the waiting list.

 
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CV Writing for Academic Purposes

Date: 16 June 2017 (11:00-13:00)
  • Instructor: Laurie Anderson
  • Target audience: Ph.D./LL.M. researchers
 
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Cover Letter Writing for Academic Purposes

Date: 16 June 2017 (14:00-17:00)
  • Instructor: Laurie Anderson
  • Target audience: Ph.D./LL.M. researchers

 

 

 

 

Past Events


Page last updated on 24 May 2017