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March 2021

Co-Producing Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

3 March 2021 14:00 – 16:15 GMT 'Co-Producing Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event In this workshop we will define ‘co-production’, look at different approaches to co-producing public engagement and knowledge exchange, and consider how to maximise the potential of your co-produced research outcomes. KE is the transfer of ideas, research, expertise or skills between higher education and the private, public or third sector or communities. PE describes the ways in which higher…

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How to Sharpen Your Creative Thinking Skills

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

9 March 2021 14:00 – 16:15 GMT 'How to Sharpen Your Creative Thinking Skills' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event Creative thinking is a valuable and sought-after transferable skill and a great way to overcome obstacles you might face in your research and during your PhD experience. Creative thinking enables you to consider things in new ways. We’ll look at different kinds of creative thinking skills – such as problem-solving, communication, analytical skills, lateral thinking, flexibility and adaptability…

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How to Prepare and Deliver Effective Podcasts with Media Players International

March 17 @ 9:15 am - March 18 @ 1:00 pm

17 & 18 March, 2021 9:30 - 13:00 GMT About 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 or…

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April 2021

Effective Networking

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

20 April 2021 14:00 – 16:15 BST 'Effective Networking' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event Participative workshop where you will identify skills and share strategies for effective networking – particularly virtual networking – and be introduced to practical tools to enhance your networking approach. We’ll explore the purpose of networking and look at it in the context of building relationships. You will practice tools and techniques and create a personal glucard™ network route map to capture your…

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Systematic Review

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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 DESCRIPTION OF COURSE Using rigorous methods to produce a comprehensive, unbiased synthesis of relevant research, the quality of systematic review depends on which methods are followed to minimise risk of error and bias during the process. Rigorous…

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Discovering Your Agency: How to Overcome Challenges

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

27 & 28 Apr 2021 19:30 – 20:45 BST 'Discovering Your Agency: How to Overcome Challenges' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event In this workshop we will identify a range of different challenges you may face during your PhD research experience and ways you can generate more positive outcomes. Working through graphic glucard™ tools individually and in small groups, we will look at how to harness or develop key skills such as self awareness, expectation management and learned…

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May 2021

Building Confidence and Resilience

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

19 May 2021 14:00 – 16:15 BST '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 self belief,…

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Online Collaboration: Some Principles

May 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

25 May 2021 10:30 – 12:00 GMT 'Online Collaboration: Some Principles' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This session will focus on key principles and approaches of collaborating online, highlight useful features and further resources and give you the chance to play with a couple of options so that you can see how they might work for you firsthand. In particular, we’ll take a look at the potential of tools such as Zoom Whiteboard, Google docs, Google…

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June 2021

Breaking Down ‘Imposter Syndrome’

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

2 & 3 Jun 2021 19:30 – 20:45 BST 'Breaking Down "Imposter Syndrome"' with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event If you often attribute your success to luck and discount the significance of your successes then these beliefs could be described as the ‘Imposter Phenomenon’. This workshop will provide some context / a brief overview of the phenomenon, common beliefs and behaviours that can characterise it, and discuss reasons why we might feel this way in different circumstances, particularly in the context…

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Participatory Action Research

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - June 9 @ 4:30 pm

7-9 June 2021 Participatory action research : theories, methods and challenges Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP), in conjunction with Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University, and the UK Participatory Research Network. www.ninedtp.ac.uk; www.durham.ac.uk/socialjustice http://ukprn.weebly.com A two-day course for doctoral students and members of community organisations The next course will run on 7-9 June 2021 Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this course will take place online.  Following six very successful courses in…

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