NW Part-Time Researcher Workshop

Bookings now open: NW part-time researcher workshop (Academic writing styles & Getting the best from a part-time supervisor)

1 November 2011

University of Chester (Warrington campus)

www.vitae.ac.uk/nwhub

The Vitae NW Hub is pleased to announce that a series of workshops especially for part-time researchers will run during the 2011/12 academic year. The first of these will be hosted by the University of Chester at the Warrington campus on 1 November 2011. Each workshop will follow the same format, with skills sessions changing at each of the different university locations. There is no charge to attend these workshops. For more details about this workshop, visit http://www.vitae.ac.uk/researchers/56271-464201/Part-time-researcher-workshop.html To book your place, complete the online booking form found at www.vitae.ac.uk/nwhub. Places will be strictly limited to 35 participants per workshop. If you have any questions about this workshop, please contact nwhub@vitae.ac.uk.

Researcher development sessions covered in this part-time workshop:

  • Academic writing styles
  • Getting the best from a part-time supervisor

A typical programme for a day’s session:

09.30

Arrival and networking

10.00

Welcome

10:05

Part-time researcher success stories

10:15

Getting to know you & objective setting

10.40

The ethos and process of part time research

11.15

Break

11.30

Researcher Development session 1 – a nuts and bolts session

13.00

Lunch

13.40

Introduction to the afternoon

13.45

Researcher Development session 2 – a management and motivation session

15.15

Break

15.25

Objectives review

15.40

Action planning

15.50

Q&A

16.00

Close

Part-time researcher workshops in 2011/12:

1 November 2011, University of Chester (Warrington campus)

  • researcher development sessions: Academic writing styles & Getting the best from a part-time supervisor

March 2012 (date tbc), Manchester

  • researcher development sessions: Structuring your Thesis & Making progress: avoiding defeatism and self sabotage

25 May 2012, University of Cumbria

  • researcher development sessions: Speed reading essentials & Realising your potential using the Researcher Development Framework

June 2012 (date tbc), Liverpool

researcher development sessions: to be confirmed (tbc)

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