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November 2021

Effective Networking

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

1 November 2021 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…

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Building Confidence and Resilience

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

3 November 2021 14:00 – 16:15 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 self…

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Breaking Down Imposter Syndrome

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

8 & 9 November 2021 19:30 – 20:45 GMT 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…

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Time Management Mindset

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

16 November 2021 10:00 – 12:15 GMT Time Management Mindset - with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This participative workshop helps you rethink your ‘to do’ list by starting with how you define or redefine the scope of your research project and talking through your expectations and others’ expectations. A key concept we’ll cover is ‘time:cost:scope:quality’ including how these different aspects are interdependent, how this understanding is key to effective project management, and how to consider ‘quality’…

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December 2021

Working with Policy Makers

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

1 December 2021 14:00 – 16:15 GMT Working with Policy Makers - with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This workshop will help you understand policy drivers for engaging with research and explore techniques for framing your engagement in order to influence. A focus will be on approaches to communication and dissemination – specifically ‘messaging’, developing briefing, and options for communication channels – mindful of the present context and policymakers’ priorities. Working individually and in small groups you’ll use a graphic…

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Session 1 how2collaborate™ Studentship Programme

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

how2collaborate™ studentship programme Session 1 of 6 1. Introduction to Collaborative Working 8th Dec 2021 10:30 how2glu\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s how2collaborate™ programme helps you collaborate and innovate by learning how to work collectively with a diverse group of people on an equal footing to create new solutions and achieve shared outcomes. ​

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January 2022

Discovering Your Agency: How to Overcome Challenges

18th January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

18 January 2022 14:00 – 16:15 GMT 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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how2collaborate™ Studentship Programme Session 2

19th January 2022 @ 10:30 am

2. Cultivating Effective Research Partnerships Session 2 of 6 19th January 2022 10:30 how2glu\'s how2collaborate™ programme helps you collaborate and innovate by learning how to work collectively with a diverse group of people on an equal footing to create new solutions and achieve shared outcomes. ​

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Innovative Thinking Skills

26th January 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

26 January 2022 14:00 – 16:15 GMT Innovative Thinking Skills with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event Innovative 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. We all have the ability to develop our creative thought processes and discover new patterns, unorthodox and/or surprising conclusions, and new ways of doing things. In this way you will be able to bring a…

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Assertiveness and Negotiation Skills

31st January 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:15 pm

31 January 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm GMT Assertiveness and Negotiation Skills - with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event Assertiveness is a learned skill and way of communicating that is self-assured and confident without being aggressive or forceful. It enables you to express yourself and your points of view effectively, maintain respect for other people’s rights and beliefs, and helps boost your self-esteem and earn the respect of others. We’ll look at specific skills related to ‘assertiveness’, e.g.…

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