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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 PLEASE NOTE: OWING TO HIGH DEMAND, WE WILL CLOSE APPLICATIONS ON SUNDAY 28th MARCH. Apologies if you were unable to apply this year; we hope to run the course again in 2022. 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. NINE DTP Centre for Social Justice UK Participatory Research…

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Working with Policy Makers

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

8 & 9 Jun 2021 19:30 – 20:45 BST '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…

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Yes, no, maybe? Assertiveness and the Art of Negotiation

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm

16 June 2021 14:00 – 16:15 BST \\\'Yes, no, maybe? Assertiveness and the Art of Negotiation\\\' 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’,…

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Doctoral Translation: Making the PhD experience relevant for non-academic interviews

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3 hour workshop Delivered online via Zoom platform This workshop is intended to help doctoral researchers prepare to talk about the transferable skills they have developed during their PhD in a way that will be relevant and intriguing to employers outside the Academy. By the end of this session, participants will: Be able to describe likely differences between academic and non-academic interviews. Be familiar with the concept of competency-based interviewing. Have identified the specialist and transferable skills or behaviours for…

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October 2021

How 2 Evaluate Impact

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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 time…

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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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