Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

Winning Research Funding

Posted on behalf of Emma Compton-Daw Background Winning Research Funding is a full day workshop for postdoctoral research assistants, fellows and early career academics who are just starting out on their independent research careers. Participants attend the courses to learn … Continue reading

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Introduction to University Teaching modules

Background These optional, 10-credit Masters-level modules were introduced in academic year 2009-10 (for ID5101) and 2010-11 (for ID5102). Introduction to University Teaching 1: Supporting Student Learning (ID5101) Introduction to University Teaching 2: Curriculum Design and Assessment (ID5102) They were specifically … Continue reading

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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

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PG X-change (interdisciplinary research seminars)

The GRADskills Postgraduate X-change research seminars run twice each semester.  They provide an opportunity for PhD students from all years and disciplines to present their research in front of a non-specialist, interdisciplinary audience.  With the emphasis on measuring “impact” in … Continue reading

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