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April 2020

Negotiation Skills

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

6 April 2020 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 costs covered from Cohort Development Fund

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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…

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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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May 2020


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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June 2020


June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

17 June 2020 ADVANCED RESEARCH ETHICS SUITABLE FOR All researchers DATE Wednesday 17th June 2020 TIMES 2 – 4pm LOCATION Teesside University DELIVERY MODE Short workshop AIMS/OBJECTIVES OF COURSE Understand the complex ethical issues associated with new methods of research, including covert methods, online techniques and the disclosure or occurrence of unexpected information or events in research projects. DESCRIPTION OF COURSE The session features presentation material and some analysis of case studies. Main themes are: • Internet-mediated research techniques •…

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July 2020


July 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

3 July 2020 MEDIA TRAINING SUITABLE FOR All researchers DATES Friday 3rd July 2020 TIMES 10am – 4.30pm LOCATION Teesside University DELIVERY MODE One-day workshop AIMS/OBJECTIVES OF COURSE To provide support and ideas for dealing with media of all kinds in communicating or disseminating research. RDF DOMAINS COVERED D2: Communication and Dissemination D3: Engagement, Influence and Impact Available to NINE DTP funded students. Email contact.nine@durham.ac.uk to register.

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Participatory Action Research

July 13 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

13-14 July 2020 The course will cover key values, ethical/political issues, theorising and critiquing PAR, working with partner organisations to influence change, and participatory approaches to research design, process, analysis, dissemination and implementation. The course will be participatory, using small groups to focus on specific questions and evaluate learning. Community partners and academics will act as tutors. Ten places will be reserved for members of community organisations, enabling a process of mutual learning for doctoral students and community partners. The…

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