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Research staff: personal effectiveness

On this page you will find information on upcoming courses* for academic and research staff to build personal effectiveness

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

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1. Self development as a researcher

Personal development in your PhD journey, time management and wellbeing 

Date:Course Title:
03 October 2022Balancing Research and Life
12 October 2022Defeating Self-Sabotage
03 November 2022Time for Research - Taking control of your time
17 November 2022Action Learning Course for Early Researchers
25 November 2022Influencing and Negotiating
29 November 2022Overcoming Low Confidence
30 November 2022Balancing competing commitments for academics and researchers
08 December 2022Advanced Action Learning Course for Early Researchers
2. Leadership development as a researcher

Leadership skills development as a researcher, building creativity and professional relationships

Date:Course Title:
01 November 2022Women in Research: Masterclass 1 - The future of research- exploring open science, funding sources and the role of technology to increase your  impact and reach
02 November 2022Researchers Skills Beyond Academia - Leadership
03 November 2022How to Build Compassionate Resilience
22 November 2022Women in Research: Masterclass 2 - Working in teams and leading upwards to increase impact and nurture an inclusive and collaborative environment
23 November 2022Women in Research: small-group coaching 1
3. Career planning in and out of academia

Helping you work towards your professional and career development goals

Date:Course Title:
04 October 2022Academic Career Planning for Research Staff
10 October 2022How Do I Know What I'll Like? Identifying Your Motivator, Strengths and Interests
11 October 2022Effective Academic Applications
12 October 2022Researchers Careers in Consultancy Panel
13 October 2022Researchers Careers in Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis Panel
18 October 2022Effective Academic Interviews
20 October 2022Making the Leap: How Researchers find Non- Academic Jobs
24 October 2022Presenting your skills to Non Academic Recruiters: CVs and Application form questions
26 October 2022Researchers Careers in Not-For-Profit, Research Management, & Funding Panel
27 October 2022Marketing yourself online: LinkedIn lab 
31 October 2022Marketing Yourself to Non Academic Recruiters: Cover letters and Personal Statements
01 November 2022Managing your career change emotions
08 November 2022Academic Career Planning for Research Staff
16 November 2022Marketing Yourself in Person: Non Academic Interview Skills
17 November 2022Researchers Careers in Government, Policy & Professional Bodies Panel
23 November 2022Effective Academic Applications
30 November 2022Effective Academic Interviews
01 December 2022Researchers Prepare for A Career Beyond Academia – CVs & Applications Q&A 
02 December 2022How Do I Know What I'll Like? Identifying Your Motivator, Strengths and Interests
08 December 2022How to Decide What to Do Next