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Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - 10:00 (2 hr)
How to Succeed at Interview 

How do you make the right impression, answer questions effectively and make the most of your experience to convince an interviewer you are the best candidate for the job? You can look excellent on paper but you also need to perform well in person. In this session we will look at all aspects of th...


Tuesday 22nd May 2018 - 14:00 (2 hr)
D3: STEM Researchers' Introduction to Being Innovative and Enterprising 

Introducing and evaluating the key skills and attributes (required by all employers and the self-employed/freelance) of a successful, creative and pioneering researcher. You will explore how these can be enhanced and applied during your current research activities and also in future endeavours. Y...


Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - 09:00 (8 hr)
Bionow Pharma Manufacturing Conference 

Bionow is organising a Pharma Manufacturing Conference at Speke Liverpool on 23rd May 2018. The programme is being developed in conjunction with large pharma members of Bionow to explore and address routes to efficiency, improved cost of goods, process development and the capabilities needed to e...


Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - 10:00 (2 hr)
A1: Library Referencing and EndNote 

Accurate and consistent referencing is of vital importance in your PhD. EndNote is reference management software designed to make your academic life easier by allowing you to build a collection of references for your research. It can help take the stress out of referencing properly, hel...


Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...


Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - 13:00 (3 hr)
C2: Preparing for Progression 

This workshop will explain the rationale and expectations behind the annual progression exercise for research students. It will provide an insight into the expectations of the Progress Review Panel and show you how to get the most out of progression.

A panel of academic supervisors, progres...


Thursday 24th May 2018 - 09:15 (7:15 hr)
D2: Scientific Writing 

The Scientific Writing for Postgraduates course provides an essential toolkit for producing professional and publishable scientific writin...


Thursday 24th May 2018 - 18:00 (1:30 hr)
C2: Preparing for Annual Progression (Singapore) 

NUIS: for Research Students based in Singapore only.

This workshop will explain the rationale behind the annual progression exercise for research students.

It will provide an insight into the expectations of the Progress Review Panel and show you how to get the most out of progression. 

P...


Friday 25th May 2018 - 09:30 (3 hr)
A2: Critical Thinking 

A PhD is not a research diary. It needs to record more than what you did and what you found. To be successful you need to demonstrate that you can think critically, i.e. that you can take the data that you have generated, and your knowledge of the relevant literature, and process this data in ord...


Friday 25th May 2018 - 13:30 (3 hr)
A Crash Course in Matlab for Engineers and Scientists 

Matlab is an interactive computing system designed to handle practically every kind of engineering and scientific computation, especially matrix calculations (MATrix LABoratory).  This workshop will give participants hands-on practice using some of the most useful features of Matlab, includi...


Thursday 31st May 2018 - 18:00 (1:30 hr)
C2: Preparing for your Viva - live training session (Singapore) 

So, you've spent several years efforts putting a fantastic thesis together - but your success still depends on a shortish meeting with people you don't really know.  It’s probably worth finding out as much as you can about that meeting! Many doctoral students are daunted by the oral ex...


Tuesday 12th Jun 2018 - 09:30 (3 hr)
B1: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Workshop 

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality questionnaire designed to give you a better understanding of yourself and others in order to work more productively and develop effective relationships with others, helping you achieve personal and career satisfaction whatever your aspiratio...


Tuesday 12th Jun 2018 - 11:00 (2 hr)
C3: How Research Funding Works and How it Fits with your Academic Career 

Who pays for the research going on around you? A vital part of an academic research career is being awarded enough funding to do the research projects that you want to do.


Thursday 14th Jun 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Monday 18th Jun 2018 - 09:30 (3 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills 

Presentations are a fact of academic life. Unfortunately, some of the very things that make for a good researcher or a good lecturer can be actually un-helpful when it comes to making conference presentations and the like.

Please note: that this workshop has limited places and is expensive to pr...


Monday 18th Jun 2018 - 13:30 (3 hr)
B1: Developing your Emotional Intelligence 

It would be nice to think that all that mattered in academia (or anywhere else) was how well we did our jobs. Unfortunately the research is pretty clear that what is at least as important as our IQ is our EQ, our Emotional Intelligence. This workshop starts to explore some of the basics of being ...


Tuesday 19th Jun 2018 - 10:00 (2 hr)
B3: Job Search Strategies (for researchers who have some idea of the career paths that interest them) 

In a global graduate job market, there are a multitude of online career websites and recruitment services offering a fast route to employment. Alongside this, employers are looking for increasingly effective ways to secure the best candidates whilst minimising expensive advertising costs &nd...


Tuesday 19th Jun 2018 - 12:30 (1 hr)
B1: Coping with Stress Through Resilience 

This hour-long wellbeing session aims to help attendees identify possible stress triggers and the impact these might have on mental health and performance. It also enables the group to explore possible coping strategies including specific techniques and lifestyle factors.

Rating: 4.4


Tuesday 19th Jun 2018 - 14:00 (1:30 hr)
D2: Scientific Writing for Publication 

An introductory session on scientific writing for publication. This interactive session led by Prof Jarka Glassey aims to raise awareness of what constitutes good writing in an academic context plus provide insight into the publishing process.


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 09:30 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 10:30 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 11:45 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 13:30 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 14:30 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018 - 15:45 (1 hr)
D2: Presentation Skills (One to Ones) 

For Final Year PGRs who have a forthcoming presentation and would like some tailor-made presentation skills advice.  Tony Childs, a highly experienced presenter and trainer, will be available for one-to-one appointments of one hour to offer tailor-made presentation skills advice.  

You...


Thursday 21st Jun 2018 - 10:00 (2 hr)
B2: Time Management 

This 2 hour workshop has been run successfully for hundreds of academics in various universities including in the HASS Faculty at Newcastle for the last four years.

It starts by looking at the bigger questions of context, purpose and meaning, and then gets into the nitty gritty of academic life:...


Thursday 21st Jun 2018 - 13:00 (3 hr)
C2: Part-time researchers - strategies for success 

Part-time researchers, including those involved in long term fieldwork, can often face additional challenges in managing & completing their doctoral research. This half day session aims to give you a forum to discuss these and find strategies for success. The topics that will be covered ...


Friday 22nd Jun 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a ...


Friday 22nd Jun 2018 - 13:30 (3 hr)
A1: LaTeX 

LaTeX (pronounced Lay-tek) is a universally acclaimed system for producing ‘beautiful documents’ for publication. LaTeX produced documents are invariably demanded by scientific journals and publishers. This course is aimed at postgraduate students who would like to simplify the produc...


Monday 25th Jun 2018 - 09:30 (7 hr)
C2: Managing Your Research Project 

This workshop aims to help you effectively manage your PhD project and future research projects which you might undertake. 

It is particularly useful for PhD students within the first few months of their studies. The workshop utilises a project management process developed specifically for ...


Thursday 28th Jun 2018 - 09:00 (8 hr)
C2: Research Retreat - Singapore 

A full day Research Retreat comprising of an induction for the new PGRs, guest speakers, team building activities and presentations(oral/poster).


Wednesday 11th Jul 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Thursday 26th Jul 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a ...


Friday 17th Aug 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Wednesday 29th Aug 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a ...


Thursday 20th Sep 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Friday 21st Sep 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...


Thursday 27th Sep 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Thursday 20th Dec 2018 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...


Thursday 18th Apr 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Thursday 23rd May 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...


Friday 14th Jun 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Thursday 11th Jul 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...


Friday 26th Jul 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - demonstrator 

The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education in a su...


Thursday 22nd Aug 2019 - 10:00 (6 hr)
Introduction to Learning and Teaching one day workshop - seminar 

 The Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILTHE) workshop is a one-day blended learning workshop that provides an opportunity for those with no or very limited teaching experience to explore some of the main ideas and issues relating to learning and teaching in Higher Education...