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October 2020

Key Data: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

26 October 2020 Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and mixed methods data 26 October 2020 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 GMT This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data including Peter Townsend’s Last Refuge and Neighbourhood Boundaries, Social Disorganisation and Social Exclusion. These collections cover many topics and most of them can be…

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Webinar: Key data: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

26 October 2020 15.00-16.00 Key Data: Qualitative and Mixed Methods Data This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to learn about the qualitative or mixed-methods data available from the UK Data Service. The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data including Peter Townsend’s Last Refuge and Neighbourhood Boundaries, Social Disorganisation and Social Exclusion. These collections cover many topics and most of them can be downloaded after a short registration. They can be…

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Consultancy Skills Workshop

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:45 pm

28 October 2020 12:30 - 14:45 GMT ABOUT This participative workshop will help you to identify and develop key consultancy skills, practical approaches to developing client relationships, and workshop common issues. First, we will look at drivers and prospective client / partner expectations and the characteristics of successful client-consultant / partner-advisor relationships. We will then focus on essential ‘soft’ skills for consultancy – communication, flexibility and collaboration. You will identify your strengths and areas for growth and explore strategies to…

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Effective Networking

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

29 October 2020 10:00 – 12:15 GMT 'Effective Networking' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This participative workshop will allow you to identify skills and share strategies for effective networking to build effective research and industry relationships. You will be introduced to practical tools to enhance your networking approach and we’ll cover online/virtual modes of networking too given the changing landscape. We’ll explore the purpose of networking and look at it in the context of building relationships.…

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November 2020

Building Confidence and Resilience

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

2 & 3 Nov 2020 19:30 – 20:45 GMT 'Building Confidence and Resilience' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event In this graphically-facilitated workshop, we’ll undertake some glucard™ activities individually and in small groups and identify a range of different challenges you may face during your PhD research journey. We’ll look at confidence as a learned skill which can be shaped by the actions you take and how you respond to future experiences. The confidence skill is about…

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Writing for Publication: Strategies for Success

November 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

3 November 2020 10:30 – 12:30 GMT 'Writing for Publication: Strategies for Success' with Katie Grant, Royal Literary Fund Consultant Fellow About this Event WRITING FOR PUBLICATION: strategies for success Writing for publication is central to academic life. Success requires strategies. This two-hour interactive workshop is an opportunity to identify key strategic elements and, through practical activities, to deepen your understanding of the process, sharpen your writerly skills and boost your confidence. By the end of this workshop you should…

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ESRC Funding for Social Science Students: NINE DTP Information Webinar

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

4 November 2020 12.30-13.30 ESRC Funding for Social Science Students: NINE DTP Information Webinar for Applicants Join Prof Deborah Riby (DTP Director) for a Zoom webinar on doctoral studentships funded by the ESRC for potential applicants in the social sciences. In particular, Prof Riby will discuss: 1) What is an ESRC-funded PhD? 2) What is the NINE DTP? 3) How to make an application? 4) What is the application process? This webinar is also an opportunity to answer your questions.…

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Potential Doctoral Supervisors: NINE DTP Information Webinar

November 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

11 November 13.30 - 14.30 Potential Doctoral Supervisors: NINE DTP Information Webinar Join Prof Deborah Riby (DTP Director) for a Zoom webinar on doctoral studentships funded by the ESRC for supervisors of potential applicants in the social sciences. In particular, Prof Riby will discuss: 1) What is an ESRC-funded PhD? 2) What is the NINE DTP? 3) How to make an application? 4) What is the application process? 5) What are the current application guidelines? 6) What are the benefits…

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Designing Collaborative Research

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

12 November 2020 14:00 – 16:30 GMT 'Designing Collaborative Research' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event In this participative workshop we’ll focus on how to find collaborators, different roles and responsibilities, effective communication and influencing. We’ll answer ‘what makes a research proposal ‘collaborative’’? Then look at drivers and benefits from funder, researcher and partner perspectives. We’ll focus on where to start, what questions to ask, understanding others’ perspectives and how to adapt to change. This session will…

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Introduction to the UK Data Service

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

12 November 2020 Webinar: Introduction to the UK Data Service 12 November 2020 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 GMT The UK Data Service holds the UK’s largest collection of research data. This introductory webinar is for anyone with an interest in social research who wants to hear about the vast array of resources we offer. Participants will learn about the different types of quantitative and qualitative data we hold, how to find those data collections using our online resource discovery tools,…

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