Next week on the Professional Development and Research Training Programme

Annual Progression – Preparing for the Panel

Monday 21st November 2016 10:00 – 12:00  

RDF C2 (Research Management)

Open to any students in their Second Year (Compulsory)

Each year students undergo annual progression to monitor their progress. For full time students their second year AP consists of a panel and report submission. This session covers what is required and how students can use the Panel as preparation for their viva. This course is compulsory – all second year students should attend.

Aims and Objectives:

By the end of this session participants will have:

  • Explored what is required to complete annual progression
  • Have planned their final year before their Viva voce,
  • Understood the requirements for a research degree at Northumbria

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Networking and making the most of conferences

Wednesday 23rd  November 2016 10:00 -12:00   

RDF D2 (Communication and Dissemination)

Open to Students at any stage

This original programme prepares PGRs for their first conference experience. The session seeks to develop your networking, presentation and communication skills. This session will get you ready for those academic conferences that are vital for your CV.

Aims and Objectives:

By the end of this session participants will have

  • Explored the benefits of attending an academic conference
  • Developed a conference strategy
  • Developed their networking and communicating skills

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