Monthly Archives: February 2014

Professional development in learning and teaching

As Educational and Postgraduate Researcher Developer, I (Dr Heather McKiggan-Fee) am responsible for the mandatory training that the University requires all PhD students to undertake before they are allowed to teach within their Schools.  This is a valuable opportunity to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Time to change

Most of us would quietly, if not openly, admit that we could likely do critical tasks better in some way. Whether that remedial action be a few tweaks to update a current skill set or instituting an entire culture and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This post is contributed by Dr. Christiane Helling & Dr. Peter Woitke Being part of your research team The change from a sole, ingenious, curiosity driven researcher to being a group leader of several postdocs, PhD students, summer and final year … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Winning the war by small victories.

The level of demand for CAPOD’s Assertiveness courses indicates that this is something a lot of us struggle with. CAPOD addresses this issue by offering a short introductory course , and also two Dealing with Difficult Behaviour courses which go … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment