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DSDP: Personal Effectiveness

Nurture your full potential by becoming a powerful researcher and leader in your field.

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

1. Wellbeing and Resilience
Date:Course Title:
15 April 2024Creativity in research
26 April 2024Defeating self-sabotage
09 May 2024How to build compassionate resilience
10 May 2024Overcoming low confidence
22 May 2024Staying well during your research career
07 June 2024Moving forward: how to overcome research career setbacks
Women in Research
Date:Course Title: 
16 May 2024Women in Research 5: Decision making in research  
17 May 2024Women in Research: Small-group coaching 3 
2. The PhD Journey
Date:Course Title:
19 April 2024Succeeding as a part-time doctoral researcher
23 April 2024Preparing for your viva
24 April 2024The PhD Journey: Managing as a researcher
29 April 2024The PhD journey: Producing thesis and reports
14 May 2024The PhD Journey: Preparing for transfer
17 May 2024The PhD Journey: Managing as a researcher
20 May 2024Preparing for your Viva for non-native speakers
21 May 2024The PhD Journey: Maintaining motivation
24 May 2024The PhD Journey: Troubleshooting 1:1 clinics
04 June 2024Preparing for your Viva for non-native speakers
10 June 2024The PhD Journey: Troubleshooting 1:1 clinics
14 June 2024The PhD journey: producing thesis and reports
3. Time Management
Date:Course Title:
TBCMore offers will be scheduled for the Academic Year 2024-25
4. Careers Within Academia
Date:Course Title:
2023-2024Nature Masterclass: Getting an Academic Research Position (self-paced)
15 April 2024Academic career planning for PhD Students
23 April 2024Effective academic applications
01 May 2024Navigating Race and Identity in Academic Careers
09 May 2024Effective academic interviews
12 June 2024Effective academic applications
19 June 2024Effective academic interviews
24 June 2024Academic career planning for PhD Students
25 April 2024How do I know what I'll like? Identifying your motivator, strengths and interests
29 May 2024How do I know what I'll like? Identifying your motivator, strengths and interests
5. Careers Beyond Academia
Date:Course Title:
18 April 2024Researchers careers beyond academia: Alternative careers in the commercialisation of research - Panel and Networking
25 April 2024How do I know what I'll like? Identifying your motivator, strengths and interests
30 April 2024Researchers careers in communication: Publishing, editorial & writing panel
03 May 2024Making the Leap: How researchers find non-academic jobs
08 May 2024Researchers skills beyond Academia: Setting up your own start up - advice from founders and CEOs
14 May 2024Presenting your skills to non-academic recruiters: CVs and application form questions
20 May 2024Marketing yourself to non-academic recruiters: Cover letters and personal statements
23 May 2024How to use a humanities/social science PhD beyond academia
23 May 2024Managing your career: Change emotions
29 May 2024How do I know what I'll like? Identifying your motivator, strengths and interests
05 June 2024Marketing yourself in person: Non-academic interview skills
06 June 2024Researchers careers in the Life Sciences industry: Panel and jobs market
TBCFireside chat with an invited speaker (engineering and project management background)