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Upcoming courses

The course links take you to the PGR iTrent login. You will need to be connected to the VPN to access this. All PGR training arranged by our team must be booked via PGR iTrent, which you should log into using your student username and password, and not staff iTrent.

Once you have booked your place at a session you will receive a confirmation from iTrent of your booking.  You will be sent a calendar invite with full joining instructions and weblinks for online courses 1-2 weeks before the session date.  If you have not received this 48 hours before the session take place, please email Researcher Development.

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This page lists the A to Z bookable workshops.

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An Introduction to the Core Issues in Research Integrity Add to waiting list
An introduction to research ethics review Add to waiting list
Applying for academic jobs 13/11/2024
Applying for non-academic jobs Add to waiting list
Balancing ACT - exploring your work-life balance Add to waiting list
Being a Neurodivergent Researcher - Blank space, or, the future beyond the MRes/PhD. 17/07/2024
Being a Neurodivergent Researcher - Communicating your fascination Add to waiting list
Being a Neurodivergent Researcher - How to keep sane in the final months Add to waiting list
Being an international PhD student (panel discussion) Add to waiting list
Build Your Wellbeing using Lego Serious Play Add to waiting list
Bystander Intervention Add to waiting list
Conducting a literature review Part 1- searching, reading and note-taking Add to waiting list
Conducting a literature review Part 2- critiquing, structuring and writing Add to waiting list
Creating impactful public engagement content Add to waiting list
Data Visualisation- How to Effectively Communicate with your Data Add to waiting list
Depositing your work to Open Research Exeter (ORE) Add to waiting list
Designing research posters Add to waiting list
Developing Effective Networks for Research Projects Add to waiting list
Emotionally Sensitive Research Add to waiting list
Essentials of Leadership Add to waiting list
Finding your way out of a rut with Lego Serious Play Add to waiting list
Getting Stuff Done Add to waiting list
Handling difficult conversations with your supervisors Add to waiting list
How to get confident - Overcoming imposter syndrome Add to waiting list
How to get out of your own way - challenging self-sabotage Add to waiting list
How to manage your career 26/09/2024
Introduction to Project Management for Researchers Add to waiting list
Kickstart your PhD with joy, clarity and ease Add to waiting list
LinkedIn for Researchers: Developing and Using Your Profile 09/10/2024
Maintaining momentum and focus after your upgrade Add to waiting list
Mapping and Marketing Your Skills 03/10/2024
Overcoming Imposter Feelings Add to waiting list
PGR Skills Development & Network building Add to waiting list
PGR Thesis Writing: Building your Sentences and Paragraphs Add to waiting list
PGR Thesis Writing: Conceptualising a Ph.D Thesis Add to waiting list
PGR Thesis Writing: Finding your academic voice Add to waiting list
PGR Thesis Writing: How to Find and Use Other Critics Add to waiting list
PGR Thesis Writing: Q and A Discussion Add to waiting list
Preparing for your viva Add to waiting list
Presentation skills for researchers Add to waiting list
Public speaking and presentation skills Add to waiting list
Publishing in open access Add to waiting list
Questionnaire: a very basic introduction 16/07/2024
Success at Interviews Add to waiting list
The Emotionally Intelligent & Agile Researcher Add to waiting list
The Impactful Researcher Add to waiting list
The Why, Who, What & How of Public Engagement with Research (PER) Add to waiting list
The seven secrets of highly successful research students Add to waiting list
Things I wish I'd known when I started my PhD (panel discussion) Add to waiting list
Turbocharge your writing Add to waiting list
Working Well in Intercultural Teams Add to waiting list
Working less, accomplishing more: Alternative practices for getting work done Add to waiting list
Working with your supervisors Add to waiting list
Writing conference abstracts Add to waiting list