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CADRE Workshops 2016/2017 - Bookings open for 2017 workshops

7th March 2017: Impact & Outreach *Postponed until further notice*

CADRE workshops 2017/18 dates published soon.

Impact & Outreach

Tuesday 7th March 2017, 2pm – 4pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

This workshop will address questions such as how to create, measure and evaluate impact and how to deal with the questions, problems and issues that might come up while working on delivering impact in your PhD.

Past events

5th October 2016: PGR Induction & Welcome

19th October 2016: PhD Survival Guide

2nd November 2016: Locating your sources: Libraries, archives and reference management

16th November 2016: Developing a critical voice through academic writing and critical reading

23rd November 2016: HRC Conference Organisation Workshop

30th November 2016: Technology and Research

17th January 2017: Completing your PhD

18th January 2017: An Introduction to GIS Part 1

25th January 2017: An Introduction to GIS Part 2

31st January 2017: Getting Published

9th February 2017: How to Design a Module and apply for Academic jobs

21st February 2017: How to get Postdoctoral Research Funding

1st March 2017: Interdisciplinary 'speed' networking event

18th May 2017: Public Engagement

PGR Induction & Welcome

Open to all PhD students in the Faculty of Arts. Join us for tea and cakes. This is a chance for new and existing PhD students to meet each other and members of staff in an informal environment and to find out more about what support is available throughout the Faculty.

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PhD Survival Guide

Wednesday 19th October 2016, 11am – 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Lunch included

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. This session, led by Prof. Penny Roberts (Director of CADRE), will include discussion on how to build an effective working relationship with your supervisor. You will also be encouraged to consider key milestones for your year one research and have the chance to share some effective working practices with your peers.

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Locating your sources: Libraries, archives and reference management

Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 11am – 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange, Lunch included

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. During this session you will hear from academic support librarians, archivists and 2nd and 3rd year Arts PhD students about their experiences of accessing and using source material. You will also have the opportunity to watch a demonstration of several different types of reference management tools, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Developing a critical voice through academic writing and critical reading

Wednesday 16th November 2016, 11am – 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange, Lunch included

Aimed at PGR students in their first term of study. During this session you will reflect on your own critical thinking and learn some techniques to improve the way you interact with literature on your topic.

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HRC Conference Organisation Workshop

Wednesday 23rd November 2016, 11am - 12am & 1.30pm - 2.30pm, H450

Essential for anyone thinking of applying for the HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition, but also for anyone that might be involved in conference organisation in the future. This workshop will look at the more practical side of dealing with 'all things Warwick' - pros and cons and common pitfalls and will complement the RSSP workshop.

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Technology and Research

Wednesday 30th November 2016, 11am – 1pm, Wolfson Research Exchange, Lunch included

Suitable for students in their first or second year. This session will cover social media, databases (bibliographic and otherwise), technology to assist in data visualisation, and ideas about how to communicate your research via digital storytelling. This will be an interactive event, you should bring along a laptop!

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Completing your PhD

Tuesday 17th January 2017, 2pm – 4pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

Find out how to prepare for your viva. Hear from experienced supervisors and post-doctoral students about how to successfully complete your thesis, and finish your doctorate.

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An Introduction to GIS

Wednesday 18th and Wednesday 25th January 2017, 1pm – 3pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

ArcGIS is a mapping software widely used in archaeology, if you need to use it you can get some help here. Mairi Gkikaki will be running the first of two workshops on 18th January, with the second one scheduled for the 25th January.

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Getting Published

Tuesday 31st January 2017, 2pm – 4pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

Hear about book and journal publication from the point of view of both academics and the publishers. With speakers with a specialism in the Humanities from Palgrave, Oxford University Press and senior academics, you can learn the pitfalls and take part in a Q&A session where you can pose your questions. Our Head of Scholarly Communications, Yvonne Budden, will take you through Publication strategy planning and you can find out how to complete an effective proposal form and learn about some important innovations in the publishing world.

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How to Design a Module and Apply for Academic Jobs

Thursday 9th February 2017, 10.30am - 12.30pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

Led by Dr Zahra Newby (Classics and Ancient History) and the Student Careers Centre.

Aimed at established postgraduate students with some teaching experience, this session will discuss how to design a new module from scratch, as well as offering other tips for applications to academic posts. You will need to prepare the outline of a module in advance of the session (see booking form), and can choose one of the following options:

A first-year undergraduate module for your department

An Honours-level (2nd/3rd Year) module reflecting your particular research interests

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How to get Postdoctoral Research Funding

Tuesday 21st February 2017, 2pm – 4pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Refreshments will be served.

Attend this session to discover where to look for postdoctoral funding, how to write a successful application and how to make important connections. Delivered by Dr Liese Perrin, Research & Impact Services.

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Interdisciplinary 'Speed' Networking Event

Wednesday 1st March 2017, 12 - 2pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Lunch and Wine will be served.

With a drive towards interdisciplinary research, who can you collaborate with? Whose work compliments yours and how can you increase the impact of your work? Run in collaboration with the HRC our 'speed' networking event will provide you the opportunity to meet other researchers and briefly share your research ideas to find matches. We will be serving lunch and wine - come and join us to find your match! Booking essential.

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Public Engagement

Thursday 18th May 2017, 10 - 12pm

All researchers need to engage with the public, including you. Serena Dyer will teach you how to find, create and optimise opportunities for public engagement. She has a wealth of experience working with museums and heritage sites and publishing in magazines such as History Today and Who Do You Think You Are?

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