Upcoming Events

DateTimeTopicDescriptionTags
02/02/202210:00 am - 12:30 pmCHOICE - 109 - Managing & developing people (in a research context)

This session focuses on some crucial behaviours required for managing and leading people in a research context. It provides a toolkit of skills to support maximum performance in your role.

RDF D1
10/02/20221:15 pm - 2:05 pmapplying for jobs in academia
This webinar will help you to make effective applications for academic positions
By the end of the webinar you will be able to:

–        Understand what academic recruiters are looking for

–        Identify your own strengths and achievements and areas for development

–        Market yourself and your research effectively in CVs, statements and covering letters

16/02/202210:15 am - 11:45 amCareer planning for researchers in humanities and social sciences

This workshop will help you to reflect on the factors important to you in your career and research common career pathways for researchers in humanities and social sciences

16/02/20221:30 pm - 4:00 pmCORE - 011 - Changing the world through research

This session will introduce you to some key support services available for you at Bath and considerations for planning impact in your research projects.

RDF D1, RDF D2, RDF D3
24/02/20221:30 pm - 3:30 pmCHOICE - 105 - Introduction to research funding

This session will give an overview of the funding landscape, hints and tips to find the best funding streams, and where you can get further support at Bath.

RDF C3
25/02/20229:30 am - 4:30 pmOPTION - Introduction to Project Planning

This full-day course offers an introduction to the process of managing projects and the tools to assist in planning and tracking progress. It is intended to be immediately applicable to planning and managing academic and research projects as well as commercial projects.

RDF B2, RDF C2, RDF C3
09/03/202210:00 am - 12:00 pmCHOICE - 110 - Time management and setting priorities

In this session, you will discover a range of techniques for prioritising tasks, managing yourself and staying focused over the long term.

RDF B2, RDF B3
09/03/202210:15 am - 12:15 pmcareers in academia in science and engineering
This session will help you find out about routes into an academic career and what academic recruiters are looking for. In particular we will look at:

  • What being an academic is really like
  • Steps you need to take to work towards an academic career
  • Advice on preparing academic CVs
  • How to find academic posts

You’ll have the chance to hear from current academics about their experiences and career paths to date

 

15/03/202210:00 am - 12:30 pmCHOICE - 111 - Being strategic in your academic career

This session is an opportunity for you to take stock and be strategic: we will do some benchmarking of where you are now and some action planning towards where you want to be.

RDF B1, RDF B2, RDF B3, RDF C2
22/03/20221:30 pm - 4:05 pmCORE - 010 - Essentials in Managing your Research

This session will introduce you to some key support services available for you at Bath and considerations for managing your research projects.

RDF C1, RDF C2
29/03/20221:15 pm - 2:30 pmapplying for jobs outside of academia
This webinar will help you to market the skills and experience you have gained as a researcher in applications for jobs outside of academia
The session will help you to:

–        Know what recruiters outside of academia are looking for

–        Market your skills successfully in CVs, covering letters and application forms

29/03/20221:30 pm - 3:30 pmCHOICE - 106 - Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

This session will give an overview of the key parts of a grant proposal, and peer feedback and support from Research Development Managers on a section of your grant writing.

RDF C3
26/04/202210:15 am - 11:45 amsuccessful interviews

This workshop will help you know what to expect from interviews for jobs inside and outside of research and how to prepare effectively.

The session will help you to:

Understand different types of interview questions and why employers ask them

Know how to prepare effectively for interviews

Be able to confidently express your skills and experience

Understand interview processes for postdocs and academic positions

Know how to construct effective interview presentations

 

 

11/05/202210:00 am - 12:30 pmCHOICE - 109 - Managing & developing people (in a research context)

This session focuses on some crucial behaviours required for managing and leading people in a research context. It provides a toolkit of skills to support maximum performance in your role.

RDF D1
18/05/20221:30 pm - 4:05 pmCORE - 016 - Doctoral Supervision Action Learning Set

This session will help you think deeply about an issue you have encountered in doctoral supervision and get peer support in finding a way forward.

RDF B3, RDF D1, Support the needs of all learners, UKPSF A1, UKPSF A4, UKPSF A5, UKPSF V1, UKPSF V2