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Nov
3
Wed
2021
Securing Research Funding (8 Week Programme)
Nov 3 2021 @ 10:30 am – Jan 19 2022 @ 12:30 pm

This Securing Research Funding Programme is aimed at those who are new to grant writing or who want to enhance their grant writing practice. It will provide participants with the essential skills to apply for research funding and put in a high quality application. By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

    • identify suitable sources of funding for research
    • situate their research within the larger funding landscape
    • write a high quality funding proposal
    • understand project management essentials and post-award processes

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Early Career / Researchers New to Funding / Final Year PGRs

DURATION: 6 Weeks, 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours homework)

COURSE STRUCTURE

Week 1 of 6 – The Funding landscape 1.5hrs 03/11/2021 10.30-12.00
Week 2 of 6 – Peer Review and Funding Systems 1.0hr 10/11/2021 10.30-11.30
Week 3 of 6 – Getting Started with Grant Writing 2.0hrs 17/11/2021 10.30-12.30
Week 4 of 6 – The Research Environment 1.5hrs 24/11/2021 10.30-12.00
Week 5 of 6 – Identifying and Justifying Resources 1.0hr 12/01/2022 10.30-11.30
Week 6 of 6 – Developing your Funding Strategy 1.5hrs 19/01/2022 10.30 – 12.00

 

In addition to the six sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins), have the opportunity to book 1-2-1 Consultations (30 mins) to further develop their Funding Strategy, and attend online writing boot-camps (2 hours).

OUTPUTS

Over the duration of this course, you will produce:

  • a research strategy
  • a draft funding bid

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director or PGR Supervisor.

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Bookings will close on 27th October. 

Nov
29
Mon
2021
Postgraduate Research Assessment and Examination (2 Weeks)
Nov 29 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 3:30 pm

The Postgraduate Research Assessment and Examination Programme sessions will provide you with everything you need to know to about supervising and examining research degrees at TU. By the end of the session, you will be able to:

    • Act as assessors for progress review;
    • Act as internal examiners or chair for research examinations
    • Identify academic issues relating to assessment decisions and handling the viva voce (oral) format of examination, particularly at doctoral level.

SUITABLE FOR: Early, Middle, and Senior Career Researchers

DURATION:   2 weeks, 1-2 hours per week

Week 1 of 2 – Independent Learning  – Reading of Frameworks and Policies 1.0hr 29/11/2021 NA
Week 2 of 2 – Assessment and Examination of Research Degrees at Teesside 2.0hrs 08/12/2021 14.00-15.30

 

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director.

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Bookings will close on close on 22nd November.

Jan
13
Thu
2022
Middle Career Researcher ELEVATE Programme (8 Weeks)
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm – Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm

The MCR Elevate Programme supports middle career researchers to take the next steps in their research career and address some of the common challenges faced by mid-career professionals. This intensive programme consists of sessions on research leadership, responsible research, collaborative working and partnerships, and identifying next steps for career progression.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • develop a vision and strategy for their programme of research
    • support the development of a responsible and innovative research culture
    • diversify their research portfolio, build research consortia and initiate international and interdisciplinary research collaborations.
    • build productive external collaborations with non-academic partners
    • understand team dynamics and how to support and develop others
    • develop and implement a research strategy

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Middle Career Researchers

DURATION: 8 Weeks, 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours homework)

COURSE STRUCTURE

Week 1 of 8, The Research Landscape and the REF 1.5hrs 13/01/2022 1300 – 14:30
Week 2 of 8, Developing a Collaborative Project Part One 1.0hr 20/01/2022 1300 – 14:00
Week 3 of 8, Intellectual Leadership and Leadership Styles 1.5hrs 27/01/2022 1300 – 14:30
Week 4 of 8, Developing a Team Vision and Strategy 1.5hrs 03/02/2022 1300 – 14:30
Week 5 of 8, Diversifying Your Research Funding Portfolio 1.5hrs 10/02/2022 1300 – 14:30
Week 6 of 8, Developing a Collaborative Project Part One 1.0hr 24/02/2022 1300 – 14:00
Week 7 of 8, Supportive Research Cultures 1.5hrs 03/03/2022 1300 – 14:30
Week 8 of 8, Cohort Presentation Workshop 2.0hrs 10/03/2022 1300 – 15:00

In addition to the eight sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins) and have the opportunity to book 1-2-1 Consultations on their personal development plan (30 mins).

OUTPUTS

Over the duration of this course, you will produce:

    • an outline for a collaborative bid
    • a personal development plan
    • a pledge to enhance research culture locally and within your discipline

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director.

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Bookings will close on 06th January 2022 

Jan
24
Mon
2022
Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision (6 Weeks)
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm

The Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision Programme provides you with everything you need to know to about supervising and examining research degrees at TU. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • Understand and apply TU frameworks, policies and processes and expectations to your supervisory practice
    • Articulate the key stages within a doctoral journey
    • Take a responsible approach to your supervisory practice
    • Support students with their professional development, intellectual progress and deliver high quality feedback.

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Early, Middle, and Senior Career Researchers

DURATION: 6 online workshops over a 10 week period, with independent learning

COURSE STRUCTURE    

Week 1 of 6, Independent Learning – Reading of Frameworks and Policies 1.0hrs 24/01/2022 n/a
Week 2 of 6, What is a doctorate? 1.5hrs 02/02/2022 14:00-15:30
 Week 3 of 6, Acting as an Effective Supervisor 1.5hrs 16/02/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 4 of 6, Doctoral Studies at Teesside from Application to Award 1.5hrs 02/03/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 5 of 6, Online Workshop (1.5)  – Inclusive and Responsible Supervision 1.5hrs 16/03/2022 14:00-15:30
Week 6 of 6, Supervision in practice: case studies 1.5hrs 30/03/2022 14:00-15:30

In addition to the six sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins) and will have the opportunity to engage in supervision observation.

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director.

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Bookings will close on 17th January 2022 

 

Jan
27
Thu
2022
Realising Research Impact (8 Weeks)
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – Mar 20 @ 12:30 pm

The Realising Research Impact Programme introduces participants to research impact and support them with developing personalised impact plans and delivering high quality engagement and enterprise activities. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • situate their research within a wider civic, social and economic context
    • evidence and articulate their research impact
    • take a strategic, inclusive and responsible approach to research impact
    • design effective engagement and enterprise activities
    • determine the value of their research and identify opportunities for adoption and take up.
    • apply concepts of intellectual property (including copyright, trademarks, designs and patents) to their research portfolio
    • adapt their research to difference audiences including the wider public, policymakers, and business.

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Early and Middle Career Researcher

DURATION: 8 Weeks, 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours homework)

DELIVERY MODE: Online Workshops, Webinars, and Independent Learning

COURSE STRUCTURE

Week 1 of 8 – Imnpact and the Knowledge Economy 1.5hrs 18/11/2021 1100 – 12:30
Week 2 of 8 – Understanding the value of Research and IP 1.0hr 25/11/2021 1100 – 12:00
Week 3 of 8- Stakeholder Engagement 1.5hrs 02/12/2021 1100 – 12:30
Week 4  of 8- Building Networks and  and Communicating with Business 1.5hrs 09/12/2021 1100 – 12:30
Week 5 of 8 –  Impact Opportunities 1.5hrs 16/12/2021 1100 – 12:30
Week 6 of 8 — Research Informed Policy 1.0hr 13/01/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 7 of 8 – Evidencing and Articulating Impact 1.5hrs 20/01/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 8 of 8 – Impact Strategies 2.0hrs 27/01/2022 1100 – 12:30

In addition to the eight sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins) and have the opportunity to book 1-2-1 Consultations (30 mins) to further develop their Impact Strategy.

OUTPUTS

Over the duration of this course, you will produce:

  • a stakeholder map and values statement
  • an impact strategy
  • a business/stakeholder pitch

Bookings will require approval from your Research Centre Director or PGR Supervisor.

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Bookings will close on 11th November.

 

Jun
2
Thu
2022
Boosting Your Research Profile (8 Week Programme)
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – Jul 21 @ 12:30 pm

The Boosting Your Research Profile Programme is open to all researchers, from PGR to Professor, and supports attendees to develop their academic profile, improve their communication skills, and write high quality publications. By the end of the course you will be able to:

    • use appropriate platforms and social media to enhance your research profile
    • take a strategic approach to research writing and publication
    • write publications suitable for REF
    • deliver engaging and innovative presentations
    • engage with research leadership opportunities and participate in shared leadership

Fast-track programmes are intensive programmes that require time and dedication and are targeted at researchers within our nine research centres. Programmes consist of a mixture of online workshops, webinars, independent learning, and group work.

SUITABLE FOR: Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers

DURATION: 8 Weeks, 1-2 hours per week (plus 1-2 hours homework)

Week 1 of 8, Identifying your key strengths 1.5hrs 02/06/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 2 of 8, Social Media tools and personal brands 1.5hrs 09/06/2022 1100 – 12:00
Week 3 of 8, Presentations, Performance and Design 1.5hrs 16/06/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 4 of 8, Writing High-Quality Publications Part One 1.5hrs 23/06/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 5 of 8, Writing High-Quality Publications Part Two 1.5hrs 30/06/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 6 of 8, Pomodoro method 2.0hrs 07/07/2022 11:00 – 13:00
Week 7 of 8 – Research Leadership 1.5hrs 14/07/2022 1100 – 12:30
Week 8 of 8 – Online Cohort Presentations 2.0hrs 21/07/2022 11:00 – 13:00

COURSE STRUCTURE

Week 1: Online workshop (1.5 hour) – Identifying your key strengths.

Week 2: Online workshop (1.5 hour) – Social Media tools and personal brands.

Week 3: Online workshop (1.5 hours) – Presentations, Performance and Design

Week 4: Online workshop (1.5 hours) – Writing High-Quality Publications Part One

Week 5: Online workshop (1.5 hours) – Writing High-Quality Publications Part Two

Week 6: Online Writing Bootcamp (2 hours) – Pomodoro method.

Week 7: Online workshop (1.5 hour) – Research Leadership

Week 8: Online cohort presentations (2 hours)

In addition to the eight sessions, participants will be assigned preparation/tasks in between sessions (30-60 mins), have the opportunity to book 1-2-1 Consultations on abstract writing (30 mins), and attend further writing bootcamps (2 hours).

OUTPUTS: Over the duration of this course, you will produce:

    • an elevator pitch
    • an engaging biography
    • a high quality and REF-aligned abstract
    • short and engaging research presentation

Given limited capacity and to ensure these programmes are useful and effectively meet your needs, an application based approach is taken. Applications will be require approval from your Research Centre Director or PGR Supervisor.

Bookings are open and will close on 26th May at 5.00pm

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