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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Enter the Three Minute Thesis competition 2017

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 Entries for the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition are open, enter today!
Deadline is 31st March.

What is the 3 Minute Thesis Competition?

3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland which challenges research students to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance in JUST three minutes in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The competition is held in at least 170 universities across more than 17 countries worldwide.

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5 Slides in 5 Minutes: Call for Presenters

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When:
 Wednesday 7th June, 2017, 16:00 to 18:00 pm
Location: University Library – Room UL110

Five Slides in 5 Minutes gives you the opportunity to present your research in an innovative way. You will have just 5 minutes and 5 slides to deliver your presentation to a lay audience which will be followed by a question and answer session.

This is an informal environment in which you can practice your presentation skills, fine tune your presentation for a future conference and also gain constructive feedback.

If you are interested in presenting at 5 Slides please follow the registration link, if you would like to be part of the audience you can also register here: http://lncn.eu/ey48 

For further information email: graduateschool@lincoln.ac.uk

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Researcher Development – Communication Skills for Researchers

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This workshop is an enlightening course practising and developing communication skills that are valuable in all interactions, but are specifically useful for networking and presenting research. It will provide an introduction to the full breadth of communication skills available to researchers, offer an understanding of what the recipient of your information needs, and will focus on creating clarity and engaging those you speak to.

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Researcher Development – Communication Skills for Researchers

communication

This workshop is an enlightening course practising and developing communication skills that are valuable in all interactions, but are specifically useful for networking and presenting research. It will provide an introduction to the full breadth of communication skills available to researchers, offer an understanding of what the recipient of your information needs, and will focus on creating clarity and engaging those you speak to.

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Researcher Development Workshop – Careers Beyond Research: Applying Your Skills Outside Academia

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There are a number of options outside of academia that are open to Ph.D. graduates and postdoctoral researchers. Not everyone chooses to climb the academic ladder and many researchers are unaware of the variety of other options that are available.

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