Category Archives: Researchers

CAPOD – Supporting Professional Skills Development for Entrepreneurial Researchers

CAPOD – Supporting Professional Skills Development for Entrepreneurial Researchers Back in November 2015, CAPOD provided 2 workshops for Researchers as part of the Passport to Research Futures programme.  These events were delivered by experts in the field, Dr Ewan Chirnside … Continue reading

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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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Reflections of a PhD graduate (from the blissful embrace of gainful employment)

This week’s blog entry comes courtesy of Dr. Brian Surgenor, recently graduated from the School of Chemistry. Thanks Brian for the kind words, and good luck in Leipzig. “If you have just completed your undergraduate, Master’s or PhD degree you … Continue reading

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