Personal and professional development course directory

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Staying well in your research degree

Everyone Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Staff training on a range of topics via Develop

Everyone Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Courses and resources Click link for details

Getting the best out of your supervision

Getting started Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Working with your supervisor

Getting started Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Online resource Ongoing

Handling Criticism: Communicating as a Leader

Everyone Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Sketchnoting for PGRs

Everyone Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Supporting your wellbeing

Everyone Personal development and wellbeing;Show all Personal development and wellbeing Online resource Click link to search for dates

Seven secrets of highly successful research students

Getting started Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Ethics guidance

Everyone Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Online resource Ongoing

Getting started with your research degree

Getting started Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Maintaining momentum in your research degree

Maintaining Momentum Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Finishing your research degree and forging ahead

Finishing and forging ahead Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

How we make inferences and why it matters - Unpacking inferential fallibility

Everyone Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Managing your research degree

Everyone Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Online resource Ongoing

Project management: Planning your Doctorate

Getting started Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Project management: Planning to finish your Doctorate

Finishing and forging ahead Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Viva survivor

Finishing and forging ahead Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Preparing for your Viva

Finishing and forging ahead Planning and managing your research;Show all Planning and managing your research Online resource Ongoing
Planning your career development Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates
Exploring career ideas Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates
Articulating research skills for a non-academic audience Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates
Exploring career options Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Online resource Ongoing
Bristol PLUS Award Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Online resource Ongoing

Cross Purposes: Networking

Maintaining momentum Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates

Innovation Lab - immersive experience on the topic of Net Zero

Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development 3-day training Click link to search for event

Networking for Researchers

Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Online resource Ongoing
Training for successful interdisciplinary research Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates
GW4 Funding and development opportunities Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Online resource Click link for details

Make a difference through enterprise

Everyone Professional and career development;Show all Professional and career development Workshop Click link to search for dates

Stand and Deliver: Presenting your research

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Workshop  Click link to search for dates

Perfect Posters 

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Online resource and workshop Click link and sign into myPGR to search for dates

Introduction to Policy Engagement for PGRs

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Policy Engagement Training Materials 

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Online resource Ongoing

Introduction to Public Engagement with Research

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Open research for postgraduate researchers

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Online resource Ongoing

Open Research Europe: Beyond a Research Journal

Everyone Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Getting Started with Academic Publishing

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Workshop Click link to search for dates

Academic Publishing

Maintaining momentum Promoting your research;Show all Promoting your research Online resource Ongoing

Support for doctoral researchers who teach

Maintaining momentum Teaching;Show all Teaching Courses and resources Click link for details

Introduction to finding and using archives in the UK

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Ask JGI: Support for data science

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Drop-in clinic Ongoing

GDPR Information Security and Data Protection essentials

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Managing research data

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Data analysis in Python

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Introduction to qualitative data analysis

Getting started Working with data;Show all Working with data Workshop Click link to search for dates

Introduction to quantitative data analysis

Getting started Working with data;Show all Working with data Workshop Click link to search for dates

Introduction to Unix / Linux

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Matlab training materials

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Numpy: scratching the surface - an open-source package for Python

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Using NVivo for qualitative analysis

Everyone

Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Parallel programming with Python

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Python 1: Beginning Python

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Python 2: Intermediate Python

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online resource Ongoing

Statistics clinic

Everyone Working with data;Show all Working with data Online consultations Ongoing

Research English and Academic Literacy (REAL)

Getting started Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Taught course Click link for details

Mastering the Fundamentals of Academic English for the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Getting started Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Mastering the Fundamentals of Academic English for the Sciences and Engineering

Getting started Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Focus on writing

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Online resource Ongoing
Thesis Boot Camp Finishing and forging ahead Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing 3-day Workshop Click link for details

Thesis mapping

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Online resource Ongoing

Thesis Writing circles

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates
Writers' retreat Finishing and forging ahead Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Effective Writing Practices for PGRs 

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates

How to Professionalise your Writing

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Workshop Click link to search for dates

Academic writing and LaTex and self-directed learning guides

Everyone Writing and referencing;Show all Writing and referencing Online resource Ongoing
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