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Doctoral students: engagement influence and impact

On this page you will find information on upcoming courses* for doctoral students to further your engagement, influence and impact.

*Please note: course dates and booking links will be gradually added on a termly basis. Please check back again to stay tuned. 

1. Research engagement via enterprises

Creating partnerships and developing your entrepreneur skills.  

Date:Course Title:
27 September 2022SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
05 October 2022SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
13 October 2022SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
20 October 2022SPERO 2 – Learn how to turn an idea into an enterprise
24 October 2022SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
24 October 2022SPERO 3 – Build your enterprise;management and negotiation skills
01 November 2022SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
07 November 2022Networking Skills
11 November 2022SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
18 November 2022SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
24 November 2022SPERO 2 – Learn how to turn an idea into an enterprise
29 November 2022SPERO 3 – Build your enterprise;management and negotiation skills
08 December 2022Networking Naturally
08 December 2022SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
2. Research engagement via PPI

What is Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and how to do PPI. 

Date:Course Title:
14 September 2022Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
21 September 2022How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
22 September 2022Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
29 September 2022How to do PPI: focus groups and more
05 October 2022Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
13 October 2022How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
20 October 2022Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
26 October 2022How to do PPI: focus groups and more
02 November 2022Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
10 November 2022How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
24 November 2022Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
30 November 2022How to do PPI: focus groups and more
3. Research communication via public engagement and impact

What is public and media engagement and how to generate research impact. 

Date:Course Title:
25 October 2022DSD: Explore the potential of UCL Media Central  
23 November 2022Engagement & Impact: An Introduction
4. Research communication via writing and presentation

Strengthen writing, pronunciation and presentation skills to better communicate your research.

Date:Course Title:
2022-2023The Writing Series: Writing and publishing a research paper (self-paced)
04 October 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
11 October 2022Academic Presentations and Pronunciation for Non-native speakers
11 October 2022Pronunciation and Academic Discussions for Non-native speakers
11 October 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
12 October 2022Pronunciation and Academic Discussions for Non-native speakers
13 October 2022The Writing Series: Editing for Publication
17 October 2022The Writing Series: Self-Editing
18 October 2022The PhD journey: Reading and literature review
18 October 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
19 October 2022The Writing Series: Writing Style and Process
21 October 2022The Writing Series: Academic Writing Logic
24 October 2022Effective Presentations: Potential Energy 
24 October 2022Preparing For Your Viva
25 October 2022The Writing Series: Abstracts
25 October 2022The Writing Series: Literature Review
25 October 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
26 October 2022DSD: Sway, Microsoft's modern presentation tool – Demo
26 October 2022The Writing Series: Writing PhD thesis impact statement
31 October 2022The Writing Series: Editoral Workshop for Interview Series
01 November 2022The PhD journey: Reading and literature review
01 November 2022The Writing Series: Choosing a Journal
01 November 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
01 November 2022Voice Training: Specific Heat Capacity
03 November 2022The PhD journey: Producing thesis and reports
07 November 2022The Writing Series: Format your thesis (Mac)
08 November 2022The PhD journey: Reading and literature review
08 November 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
09 November 2022The Writing Series: Writing PhD thesis impact statement – 1:1 clinic
10 November 2022The PhD journey: Producing thesis and reports
10 November 2022The Writing Series: Publishing & Publishers: The Inside Track
11 November 2022PowerPoint for Researchers (Mac)
15 November 2022Preparing for your Viva for Non-Native Speakers
15 November 2022The Writing Series: Voice in Narrative and Reflective Writing
15 November 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
22 November 2022The PhD journey: Producing thesis and reports
22 November 2022The Writing Series: Peer Review
22 November 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
23 November 2022The Writing Series: Literature Review
29 November 2022The Writing Series: Self-Editing
29 November 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
01 December 2022The Writing Series: Healthy writing habits
05 December 2022The Writing Series: Science and Publishing
06 December 2022The PhD journey: Reading and literature review
06 December 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
07 December 2022The Writing Series: Presenting Research Arguments and Findings
08 December 2022The PhD journey: Producing thesis and reports
08 December 2022The Writing Series: Publishing Outside Academia
13 December 2022The Writing Series: Weekly Writing Retreats 
5. Research leadership via teaching and supervision

Essential skills to teach, supervise, assess and support students' learning inside or outside academia. 

Date:Course Title:
07 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
14 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
15 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
19 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
21 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
29 September 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
03 October 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
03 October 2022Arena for PGTAs: Teaching Associate Programme
04 October 2022IDEAs Workshop
05 October 2022Arena for PGTAs: Teaching Associate Programme
12 October 2022The Brilliant Club: Information Session
13 October 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
20 October 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
02 November 2022Beyond "publish and perish":  a strategic approach to building your research visibility in academia and beyond.
02 November 2022Introduction to volunteering for PGRs
04 November 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
10 November 2022IDEAs Workshop
15 November 2022Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
16 November 2022The Brilliant Club: Succeeding at Assessment Centres
17 November 2022Arena for PGTAs: Teaching Associate Programme
17 November 2022Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate taught students
13 December 2022Introduction to volunteering for PGRs