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May 2022

how2collaborate™ Studentship Programme session 6

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

how2collaborate™ Studentship Programme Session 6 of 6 6. Collaborative Activity Design in real time 4th May 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

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

10 May 2022 10:00 – 12:15 BST 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…

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Working in Interdisciplinary Ways

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

18 May 2022 10:00 – 12:15 BST Working in Interdisciplinary Ways - with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event In this participative, graphically-facilitated workshop, we will explore different approaches to interdiscipinary research and focus on relationship-building, core principles and overcoming issues. You will first frame your own research in terms of outcomes, opportunities and audiences. We’ll then consider how different kinds of interdisciplinary or ‘cross-disciplinary’ methods and practice – interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary – relate to collaborative skills and approaches and capture…

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June 2022

How 2 Build Impact

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

6 June 2022 14:00 – 16:15 BST How 2 Build Impact – with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This workshop will help you understand the principles of different kinds of impact (academic, societal and economic), how to identify the intended impacts of research and potential beneficiaries, and how to plan activities that will help achieve those intended impacts. We will work through a ‘glucardTM building blocks’ plan for impact using a case study. You will be able to…

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Employability Skills

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm

7 June 2022 10:00 – 12:15 BST Employability Skills – with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About this Event This graphically facilitated workshop will help you understand the relationship between ‘soft’ skills, attitudes, behaviours and ‘hard skills’, what skills and behaviours are sought after by employers, clients or funders and how to build these into your PhD experience and evidence them. We will also look at skills relevant to academic and non-academic career paths and understand commonalities and differences. You’ll work through glucard™…

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Time Management Mindset

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

8 June 2022 14:00 – 16:15 BST 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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Participatory Action Research 2022

June 9 @ 10:30 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Participatory action research: theories, methods and challenges A two-day course for doctoral students and members of community organisations Thursday 9th and Friday 10th June, 2022 Teaching and Learning Centre, Durham University, Durham, UK   Following seven very successful courses in previous years (the last two online), we are pleased to offer again an in-person two-day course designed to develop understanding and skills in the theory and practice of participatory action research (PAR). PAR is increasingly popular, involving people affected by/interested…

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Visually Mediated Research: Using Visual Methods in the Social Sciences

June 20 - June 21
Daysh Building, Newcastle University, Daysh Building, Newcastle University
Newcastle, NE1 7RU United Kingdom
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Monday 20 - Tuesday 21 June 2022 PGR Training Space (6.16), Henry Daysh Building, Newcastle University Facilitated by Dr Pamela Woolner, Prof Elaine Hall, and colleagues The main aim of this advanced training is to focus on the use of visual methods to mediate interactions and build understandings within social science research. We will consider different types of visual prompts and the processes associated with them; how they can be used within data collection, analysis and presentation stages of the…

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How2 Evaluate Impact

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

20 June 2022 14:00 - 16:15 BST How 2 Evaluate Impact – with Dr Sabina Strachan of how2glu About This Event This workshop is a follow on session from ‘how2 build impact’. This workshop will reinforce your learning from ‘how2build impact’ on the principles of planning for impact and focus on glucardTM building block 6: the steps for monitoring, refining and implementing your plan. We will use real examples and processes that are accessible, visual and hands on and make…

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Effective Networking

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

27 & 28 June 2022 19:30 – 20:45 BST 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…

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