Navigating Peer Review: Challenges, Responses & Publishing

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All researchers will encounter peer review during their career, both as an author of research papers, books, fellowship applications or grants and as an expert who has been asked to review one of these documents. This workshop will introduce researchers to the peer review system, the process, the complexities, the responsibilities of the author and the reviewer and how to get the most out of the experience.

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Researcher Development: Leadership and Team-Working

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This half day workshop is designed specifically for postgraduates who are interested in further developing their skillset in order to enhance their employment prospects beyond graduation. When hiring new team members, the professional environment is now increasingly choosing individuals with transferable skills such as leadership, teamworking, strong communication, negotiation and cooperative working. How an individual perceives their own working style, what their preferences are and how they interact with and manage others is a key part of this, and researchers can benefit from exploring their own personal method of working.

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Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews

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This library workshop is offering a guided introduction to finding information for your research work. Systematic reviews use transparent and replicable methods to locate, evaluate and synthesise all research relevant to a particular question.  They are most commonly found in health, medicine and psychology.  Therefore, this workshop will focus on developing a search strategy for identifying literature from these disciplines.

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Upcoming Part-time Researcher Development Workshop

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Thursday 25th May 2017, 09:30am – 4:00 pm

MY120, Maidwell Building, Avenue Research Centre, University of Northampton, NN2 6JD

Who is it for?

Part-Time Research Degree Students within their first or second year.

What will it cover?

The Part-Time Researcher Workshop is a day long event which gives part-time research students the time and space to share and discuss issues which directly affect their research degree study.
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