Postgraduate Research Training Programme 2022-23

Check out some of the postgraduate research training sessions we prepared for your this autumn:

DateTimeSession titleSession lead(s)
20 October 10am Research Degree: stages, forms and how to succeed Oliver Brooks
25 October 10am Making the most of online resources, and managing your references using Zotero and Mendeley Lynn Crothall and Shelley Ahmed
27 October 2.30pm Getting the most out of your RSPG submission Ken White
1 November 10am What should you achieve in the design phase? Klaus Fischer
1 November 2pm Methodology, theory and research design Gonzalo Perez Andrade
2 November 10am Thesis Writing Group: Introduction to research writing Sandra Sinfield and Tom Burns 
3 November 10am Writing a Literature Review Beatrice De Carli
3 November 2pm Working with your supervisor Svetlana Stephenson
10 November  10am Navigating Doctoral Studies Weblearn and Student Zone Oliver Brooks and Anna Kamyk 
10 November 2pm The viva Chris Chandler
15 November 10am Writing your confirmation viva  Eirini Meimaridou 
17 January 10am  Introduction to Qualitative methods  Ron Cambridge 
17 January 12pm  Doing Qualitative Research: The Interview – introduction  Jenny Harding 
17 January  2pm  Doing Qualitative Research: The Interview – advanced  Louise Ryan 
17 January  3.30pm  Focus groups and deliberative discussion groups  Alistair Ross 
18 January  10am  Thesis Writing Group: Writing methodology chapter  Doris Schedlitzki 
26 January  10am  Research Ethics in the Field  Dee Bhakta 
7 February  10am  Practical Data Analysis in Excel and SPSS  Jonathan Iworiso 
7 February   12pm  Practical Data Analysis in RStudio  Jonathan Iworiso 
7 February   2pm  Introduction to quantitative methods: descriptive data analysis  Yaz Djebbour 
7 February   3.30pm  Applied Regression Modelling  Stephen Hills 
8 February  10am  Thesis Writing Group: Finding your voice and reflexivity in writing  Louise Ryan 
16 February  10am  What should you achieve in the design phase?  Klaus Fischer 
16 February  2pm  Working with your supervisor  Beatrice De Carli 
21 February  10am  Making the most of online resources, and managing your references using Zotero and Mendeley  Denise Adams 
21 February  2pm  Managing your time and procrastination  Bettina Coleman-Schoels 
28 February  10am  Research Degree: stages, forms and how to succeed  Oliver Brooks 
7 March 10am  Transferring from master's to a research degree (for prospective students)  Una Fairbrother 
7 March 2pm  Telling stories through research: oral history, lived experiences and co-production  Alya Khan and John Gabriel 
8 March 9.30am Thesis Writing Group: Writing Retreat Mabel Encinas  
9 March 10am Managing your references using Zotero and Mendeley Denise Adams and Shelley Ahmed
14 March 2pm  Copyright, licensing, open access  Carmel Carroll 
15 March 2pm Managing your references using Zotero and Mendeley Bo Tang
21 March 2pm  Using case study  Eleni Meletiadou 
28 March 10am  Employability session 1: Career Options after Completing your Research Degree  Tiffany Platt 
28 March 12pm  Applying for research fellowships  Anil Kumar 
28 March  2pm  Gaining teaching experience and the HEA Standard  Digby Warren 
28 March  3.30pm  Employability session 2: Using LinkedIn as part of your Job Search  Tiffany Platt