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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
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.