Category: Researcher Development Folks

A place for things aimed at folks who do a similar role to me

The Art & Science of Communication

This week UWE put on a two-day intensive course for researchers on the topic of communication. The intention behind this was to go beyond a regular ‘presentation skills’ course, more to have a nose under the bonnet of communication to examine the fundamental principles that could be used to craft a range of effective messages…

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Research in Contemporary Context #vitae13

Using ‘Research-Based Learning’ to Enhance Doctoral Skills Development At the recent Vitae Researcher Development International Conference myself and Neil Willey presented a workshop outlining our approach to a new module aimed at doctoral students. The Prezi we used can be found here: Research in Contemporary Context module prezi. In October 2012 in the Graduate School at UWE…

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Preparing a pecha kucha

I spend a lot of time delivering workshops to researchers on a diverse set of topics – most of the time I will be waxing lyrical about the need to communicate research well. By that I mean in an accessible way. So inevitably I spend time trying to convince researchers of why they need to…

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