Events

Please see below some recent professional development opportunities offered by the Office of Postdoctoral and Researcher Affairs: 

January 2021 - December 2021

    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - by Caroline Broad
    • A Step - by - Step Guide to Write a Winning Research Grant Proposal - by Dr. Fiona Murphy
    • How to Use your Voice to Engage an Audience - by Stewart Theobald
    • Resilience and Well-being in Academia - by Desiree Dickerson
    • Career Planning for Postdoctoral Researchers - by Sarah Blackford
    • Get that Paper Written and Published - by Dr. David Jones 
    • Project Management - by Caroline Broad
    • Planning for Success Beyond your Postdoc - by Imperial College London
    • Personal Pitching - by Emma Williams
    • How to Peer Review Manuscripts for Journals - by Dr. David Jones 
    • Making the Most of Your Postdoc -  by Imperial College London
    • Preparing Successful Fellowship Applications - by Imperial College London
    • Lectureship Applications: What you Need to Know to be Successful - by Imperial College London
    • Lectureship CVs: What You Need to be Working Towards Now to Succeed in 5 Years - by Imperial College London
    • Successful interview technique - by Sarah Blackford
    • Writing an effective CV and covering letter - by Sarah Blackford
    • Effective self-presentation for networking purposes - by Sarah Blackford
    • Career planning and making informed career choices - by Sarah Blackford
    • Higher Education Teaching Certificate - by Harvard University’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
    • Time Management for Postdocs - by Imperial College London
    • Discover your strengths workshop - by Sandra Katakalea - KAUST
    • Interviews for Jobs Outside Academia - by Imperial College London
    • Interviews for Academic Jobs - by Imperial College London
    • Writing an effective scientific research article - by Dr. Umair bin Waheed

    January - December 2020

    • Higher Education Teaching Certificate - by Harvard University’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
    • Resilience webinar- by Gillian Jones
    • Communicating with confidence - by Mark Vollans

     January - December 2019

    • Nature Masterclass - Scientific writing and publishing - by Alexandra Flemming
    • Mentoring, problem-solving and making decisions - by Mark Vollans
    • Communicating with confidence - by Mark Vollans
    • Successful career development - by Paul Mullan
    • Data reproducibility - by Dr. Ulf Tölch and Dr. Benjamin Schwessinger
    • Career stories and scientific publishing - by Dr. John Uhlrich and Dr. Stefan Hildebrandt, Wiley-VCH
    • Open science is better science - by Professor David Ketcheson, KAUST
    • Grant writing from a funding agency perspective - by Manus Ward, KAUST
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