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April 2020

Writing Across Boundaries – CANCELLED

April 2 - April 3

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST FOR NEXT YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT US AT CONTACT.NINE@DURHAM.AC.UK   2 April 2020 An intensive, two-day, residential workshop for social science PhD students in the third year to explore analytical and practical approaches to writing. The course offers participants an opportunity to reflect on the writing process itself as a form of social science thinking. The…

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Negotiation Skills – CANCELLED

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

6 April 2020   THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST FOR NEXT YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT US AT CONTACT.NINE@DURHAM.AC.UK   Negotiation Skills Delivered by Enda Young, William J Clinton Leadership Institute 10.00am-4.00pm Queen's University Belfast Summary and registration link to follow. In the meantime please email contact.nine@durham.ac.uk with any queries Places are available to NINE DTP award holders, with transport and accommodation…

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International Political Sociology Workshop

April 20 - April 22

20 April 2020 CfP: NINE DTP Doing IPS Residential Workshop – 20th – 22nd April, 2020 – Newcastle University   What defines disciplinary boundaries in the social sciences? What makes one piece of research political science and another sociology? How do we see particular issues as international and others as national? How might we theorise the limits of the political and beyond?   International Political Sociology (IPS) unites these concerns and thinks about how we might engage in research that…

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Communicating Your Research to a Non-Research Audience: The One Day Persuasive Presenter workshop

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

20 April 2020 9.30am-4.30pm Communicating Your Research to a Non-Research Audience: The One Day Persuasive Presenter workshop Bespoke Communications Ulster University Belfast campus   COMMUNICATING YOUR RESEARCH TO A NON-RESEARCH AUDIENCE: A One Day Persuasive Presenter Workshop Bespoke Communications   Workshop description   There are times in your research career when it’s important to communicate your research to a non-academic audience. Imagine that you’re building public engagement for your Research Institute for example, or that you need to recruit participants…

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Systematic Review – CANCELLED

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST FOR NEXT YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT US AT CONTACT.NINE@DURHAM.AC.UK   22 April 2020 SYSTEMATIC REVIEW SUITABLE FOR All researchers DATE • Tuesday 10th December 2019 Course repeated on: • Monday 10th February 2020 TIMES 10am – 1pm LOCATION Teesside University DELIVERY MODE Half-day workshop AIMS/OBJECTIVES OF COURSE Learn how to use systematic review techniques in research…

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Webinar: Web-scraping for Social Science Research: Websites as a Source of Data

April 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

23 April 2020   Webinar: Web-scraping for Social Science Research: Websites as a Source of Data Organised by UK Data Service Presenter Dr Diarmuid Mcdonnell Date 23/04/2020 Venue Online Contact Gillian Meadows Gillian.Meadows@manchester.ac.uk Description Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. In addition to common sources such as social media/network platforms and text corpora, websites and online databases contain rich information of relevance to social science research. Thus, computational methods for…

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NINE DTP Writing Retreat – CANCELLED

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST FOR NEXT YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT US AT CONTACT.NINE@DURHAM.AC.UK   27-29 April Writers Retreat Opportunity Ilkley, Yorkshire 27-29th April, 2020 As part of the ongoing development opportunities provided the DTP , we’re looking at running a writing retreat at Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley. The environment, where all catering and accommodation needs are included with the event is…

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Webinar: Web-scraping for Social Science Research: APIs as a Source of Data

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

30 April 2020 Organised by UK Data Service Presenter Dr Diarmuid Mcdonnell Date 30/04/2020 Venue Online Contact Gillian Meadows Gillian.Meadows@manchester.ac.uk Description Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. In addition to common sources such as social media/network platforms and text corpora, websites and online databases contain rich information of relevance to social science research. Thus, computational methods for collecting data from the web are an increasingly important component of a social…

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May 2020

HOW TO PREPARE AND DELIVER EFFECTIVE PODCASTS

May 7 @ 9:15 am - 5:15 pm

7 May 2020 An introductory one day workshop Media Players International This workshop run by two ex-BBC journalists and experienced programme-makers will give you the skills to create effective and engaging podcasts about your research. Podcasts are the most accessible “windows” to view your university through, and yours need to reflect the quality of your institution. What strikes us about university podcasts is that although the production quality is important, it is the communication skills of the podcaster, and his…

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Data Conversations: Stories from the field

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Durham University,

22 May Fancy delicious, free pizza and informal conversations with researchers about their research data? Durham Research Methods Centre in association with Durham University Library present Data conversations, a series of events where Durham University researchers tell us about their research project from a research data point of view. The theme for this event is Stories from the field in which researchers provide us with an insight into their data management practices in the field! Hear and discuss the challenges…

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