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RSDP: personal effectiveness

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

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1. Self development as a researcher

Personal development in your PhD journey, time management and wellbeing 

Date:Course Title:
24 April 2023Balancing Research And Life
24 April 2023Influencing And Negotiating
28 April 2023Balancing Competing Commitments For Academics And Researchers
5 May 2023Networking Naturally
5 May 2023Staying Well During Your Research Career
11 May 2023Defeating Self-Sabotage
16 May 2023Networking Skills
16 May 2023Time For Research - Taking Control Of Your Time
18 May 2023Overcoming Low Confidence
23 May 2023Stress-reducing Techniques For Academics And Researchers
9 June 2023Moving Forward: How To Overcome Research Career Setbacks
2. Leadership development as a researcher

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

Date:Course Title:
25 April 2023Women in Research 4: At A Crossroad? The Art Of Alliances And Knowledge Networks
26 April 2023Women in Research: Small-group Coaching 3
4 May 2023How to Build Compassionate Resilience
17 May 2023Making The Most Of Your Supervisory Relationship
18 May 2023Women in Research 5: Creative Mindset And Problem Solving Skills
8 June 2023Confidence To Collaborate
3. Career planning in and out of academia

Helping you work towards your professional and career development goals

Date:Course Title:
25 April 2023Academic Career Planning for Research Staff
28 April 2023Researchers Careers Beyond Academia Taster Session In Consultancy
3 May 2023How Do I Know What I'll Like? Identifying Your Motivator, Strengths And Interests
4 May 2023Effective Academic Applications
4 May 2023Researchers Careers in Research Outside of Academia Panel – Lab And Desk Based Research
5 May 2023How To Decide What To Do Next
9 May 2023How To Use A Humanities/Social Science PhD Beyond Academia
10 May 2023Effective Academic Interviews
11 May 2023Making the Leap: How Researchers Find Non-Academic Jobs
15 May 2023Researchers Careers In Museums And Cultural Heritage Panel
17 May 2023Navigating Race And Identity In Academic Careers
18 May 2023Presenting Your Skills To Non Academic Recruiters: CVs And Application Form Questions
22 May 2023Marketing Yourself to  Non Academic Recruiters: Cover Letters And Personal Statements
24 May 2023Managing Your Career Change Emotions
26 May 2023Researchers Skills Beyond Academia – Developing A Network
7 June 2023Marketing Yourself in Person: Non Academic Interview Skills
8 June 2023Life Sciences Researchers Professional Careers Beyond Academia Conference
12 June 2023How Do I Know What I'll Like? Identifying Your Motivator, Strengths And Interests
14 June 2023Effective Academic Applications
22 June 2023Effective Academic Interviews
10 July 2023What's The Story With Narrative CVs?
11 July 2023Marketing Yourself Online: LinkedIn Lab