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CADRE workshops

CADRE offers a range of development and training workshops across the year.

If you have any queries about this training - or if you have suggestions for sessions/themes you would like to see covered - please contact:

2023-2024 Schedule - Term 1

Sessions are generally held fortnightly, from 11.00-13.00, in 'odd' weeks. They will be held in-person. Lunch will be provided.

  • Tuesday 10th October 2023: Arts Faculty PGR Welcome and Induction - In-person, FAB2.25
    1st year Arts PGRs
    A chance for new PGRs to meet one-another and hear from staff from across the university about services for PGRs
  • Tuesday 17th October 2023: PhD Survival Guide - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    1st year Arts PGRs
    This session, run by Emily Dunford and Liz Egan, will give you the inside track on getting through the next 3.5 years.
  • Tuesday 31st October 2023: Locating Your Sources: Libraries, Archives, and Reference Management - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
  • 1st year Arts PGRs
    Led by academic support librarians, archivists, and current academics who will share their expertise in terms of accessing and using primary source material.
  • Tuesday 14th November 2023: Developing a Critical Voice and Writing with Confidence - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    All Arts PGRs
    This session will help you reflect on your own critical thinking. The facilitators will share their experiences of developing an 'academic voice' and of engaging with the secondary literature for their topic.
  • Tuesday 28th November 2023: Impact - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
  • All Arts PGRs
  • The word 'impact' is used a lot these days when discussing research outputs. This session addresses how to create, measure, and evaluate impact, and introduces attendees to ways in which they can get involved in engagement activities. Sign up here for this workshop.

Other sources of training

Your department may also offer seminars and workshops on similar topics to those covered by CADRE and RDO - please ask your department for details of their specific provision.

2023-2024 Schedule Terms 2

Workshops will be held in-person, 11.00-13.00, in the Wolfson Research Exchange unless otherwise stated. Refreshments will be provided

  • Tuesday 9th January 2024: Wellbeing, Stress and Worklife balance - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    All Arts PGRs
    This session focuses on mental wellbeing for PGRs. It provides a space to identify issues PGRs face and to share tips on how to stay well across the period of the PhD. The session will be led by members of the university's Wellbeing team.
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  • Tuesday 23rd January 2024: Getting Published - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    All Arts PGRs
    Hear from journal editors and recently graduated PGRs about how to get published.
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  • Tuesday 6th February 2024: Completing your PhD - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    Final year Arts PGRs

    Hear about the process of completing your thesis: the last stages of writing up, submission, Viva, and corrections.
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  • Tuesday 20th February 2024: Careers Outside Academia - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    All Arts PGRs
    Of course, academia isn't the only option after a PhD. This session provides guidance on moving into sectors outside the university and will include contributions from recently graduated Arts PGRs.
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  • Tuesday 5th March 2024: How to Get Post-doctoral Research Funding - Wolfson Research Exchange (Library)
    3rd and Final Year Arts PGRs
    The question of 'what now?' can seem daunting, especially on the back of 3 or 4 years working on a thesis. This session provides guidance on finding post-doctoral research funding, both at Warwick and beyond, and guidance on writing a successful application.
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