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DSDP: engagement influence and impact

Learn the knowledge and skills needed to collaborate with others to ensure the wider impact of research.

*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:
10 January 2023SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
18 January 2023SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
24 January 2023SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
26 January 2023SPERO 2 – Learn how to turn an idea into an enterprise
02 February 2023SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
07 February 2023SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
10 February 2023SPERO: A practical guide to social entrepreneurship
14 February 2023SPERO 2 – Learn how to turn an idea into an enterprise
21 February 2023SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
02 March 2023SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
08 March 2023SPERO 1 – Develop your entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and mindset
14 March 2023SPERO: Introduction to thinking entrepreneurially about your career
30 March 2023SPERO 3 – Build your enterprise;management and negotiation skills
2. Research engagement via PPI

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

Date:Course Title:
25th January 2023Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
25th January 2023How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
1st February 2023How to find Patient Partners, and keep them involved​
9th February 2023Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
9th February 2023How to do PPI: Focus groups and more
16th February 2023Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
22nd February 2023How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
1st March 2023How to find Patient Partners, and keep them involved​
1st March 2023Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
8th March 2023How to do PPI: Focus groups and more
15th March 2023Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?
15th March 2023How to fill in the PPI section of grant form and write a lay summary
22nd March 2023How to find Patient Partners, and keep them involved​
29th March 2023How to do PPI: Focus groups and more
29th March 2023Facilitation: how to get the most out of your PPI activities
3. Research communication via public engagement and impact

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

Date:Course Title:
18 January 2023Engagement & Impact: An Introduction
25 January 2023Engagement & Impact: Evaluation
01 February 2023Engagement & Impact: Introduction to Impact
08 February 2023Engagement & Impact: Planning for Impact
22 February 2023Engagement & Impact: Evidencing Impact
08 March 2023Engagement & Impact: Inclusive Practice
22 March 2023Engagement & Impact: Applying for Funding
29 March 2023Engagement & Impact: Policy in Practice
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)
10 January 2023Preparing For Your Viva
11 January 20231:1 Coaching for Public Speaking
16 January 2023The Writing Series: Self-Editing
16 January 2023The Writing Series: Abstracts
16 January 2023The Writing Series: Literature Review
17 January 2023Academic Presentations and Pronunciation for Non-native speakers
17 January 2023Effective Presentations: Potential Energy 
17 January 2023Introduction to Writing your PhD Thesis
18 January 2023Pronunciation and Academic Discussions for Non-native speakers
25 January 2023The Writing Series: Writing PhD thesis impact statement
25 January 2023Voice Training: Specific Heat Capacity
26 January 2023The Writing Series: Writing Style and Process
26 January 2023Beyond publish and perish: build your research visibility in academia and beyond
26 January 2023Introduction to Public Speaking
27 January 2023BioNews Writing Scheme
30 January 2023The Writing Series: Book Proposals: A Practical Guide (12 noon - 1.30pm)
30 January 2023The Writing Series: Book Proposals: A Practical Guide (2.30pm - 4pm)
31 January 2023The Writing Series: Format your thesis (Mac)
31 January 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
01 February 2023The Writing Series: Healthy writing habits
06 February 20231:1 Coaching for Public Speaking
07 February 2023Preparing for your Viva for Non-Native Speakers
07 February 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
08 February 2023The Writing Series: Choosing a Journal
08 February 2023The Writing Series: Presenting Research Arguments and Findings
09 February 2023The Writing Series: Literature Review
09 February 2023The Writing Series: Editing for Publication
14 February 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
21 February 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
28 February 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
02 March 2023The Writing Series: Voice in Narrative and Reflective Writing
07 March 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
08 March 2023The Writing Series: Writing PhD thesis impact statement – 1:1 clinic
08 March 2023The Writing Series: Peer Review
09 March 2023The Writing Series: Academic Writing Logic
13 March 2023The Writing Series: Self-Editing
14 March 2023The Writing Series: Healthy writing habits
14 March 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
21 March 2023The Writing Series: Weekly writing retreats
22 March 2023The Writing Series: Writing PhD thesis impact statement
5. Research leadership via teaching and supervision

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

Date:Course Title:
09 January 2023Arena for PGTAs: Teaching Associate Programme
11 January 2023Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
11 January 2023Arena for PGTAs: Teaching Associate Programme
16 January 2023Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
18 January 2023Making the most of your supervisory relationship
24 January 2023IDEAs Workshop
8 February 2023The Brilliant Club: Planning Engaging and Interactive Sessions
15 February 2023IDEAs Workshop
23 February 2023Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
24 February 2023Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate taught students
15 March 2023The Brilliant Club: Engaging and Effective Online Delivery
20 March 2023Arena for PGTAs: Gateway 
22 March 2023The Brilliant Club: Information Session
24 March 2023Making the Most of Your Supervisory Relationship