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Programme of Events for Research Active Staff (RAS)

LDC offers a range of events, workshops and/or programmes designed to support the Learning and Development of Warwick Research Active Staff (RAS) to assist you with your current work and/or future career development.

The events are listed below are open to any member of staff. The term we use is Research Active Staff (RAS) ie staff on 'Research-focussed,
Teaching-focussed and Research & Teaching contracts'. Post-graduate and post-doctoral students learning and development support is provided by Student Career and Skills and are not eligible to attend any of the events (unless specially stated).

UPCOMING RAS WORKSHOP/EVENTS FOR 2018/19

Academic Writing

Career Development

Leadership Development

Collaboration Events

Additional Skills

Raising your Article Quality
(Resource Bank Page)
15 May 2019 - FULL
This workshop was rescheduled from 2 May 2019.

Managing your Research and Academic Career
(Resource Bank Page)
14 May 2019

Leadership - Effective Collaboration for RAS Programme

20 and 27 June 2019

Nomination submission deadline is Thursday 6 June 2019

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Social and Informal Publishing
25 April 2019

Unconscious Bias
(Resource Bank Page)
18 June 2019
The contents of both workshops are exactly the same so delegates only need attend one of the two workshops.

Writing for Impact
(Resource Bank Page)
TBA
This event was cancelled and a re-scheduled date will be announced shortly.

 

Public Engagement:
Engaging Diverse Audiences with Public Engagement and Widening Participation
9 May 2019


 

Being a Prolific Writer
(Resource Bank Page)
17 June 2019
This workshop was rescheduled from 31 Jan 2019.

 

 

Open Access:
The Essentials
(Resource Bank Page)
23 May 2019

 

Academic Writing Retreat 'Bootcamp'
4 and 5 July 2019
(Attendance is required on both days)

   

 

 

PREVIOUSLY RUN RAS WORKSHOP/EVENTS

Academic Writing

Career Development

Leadership Development

Collaboration Events

Public Engagement and Additional Skills

Translating Research for Multiple Audiences
(Resource Bank Page)

 

Preparing for Leadership (PfL)
(Resource Bank Page)
 
 


 

Communicating Research Online: Twitter - how to use it effectively to support research and impact
(Resource Bank Page)
SIM-UNI
(Resource Bank Page)

(PDF Document)Sim-Uni report

Quantitative and Qualitative Argument Architecture
(Resource Bank Page)

  Leadership in Action (LiA)
(Resource Bank Page)
Planning your Publication Strategy:
The Essentials
(Resource Bank Page)

An Introduction to Public Engagement
(Resource Bank Page)

Writing Collaboratively

   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Scholarly Books

Digital Public Engagement Techniques
(Resource Bank Page)


 
   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Conferences
(Resource Bank Page)

Public Engagement Exhibitions: Working with Museums/Galleries
(Resource Bank Page)


 
   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Social and Informal Publishing

Autism Awareness & Communication and Management Strategies for Research Active Staff
(Resource Bank Page)

     

Research Data Management:
The Essentials
(Resource Bank Page)

 
      How to Communicate Your Research
(For Social Science Faculty)
 
      Open Access
The Essentials
(Resource Bank Page)
 
      Communicating Research Online: Twitter - how to use it effectively to support research and impact(Resource Bank Page)  
     

Public Engagement:
Engaging Diverse Audiences with your Subject Specialism and/or Research
Part 1
(Delegates are required to attend Part 2 of the workshop)
(Resource Bank Page)

 
     

Public Engagement: Engaging
Part 2
(Delegates are required to have attended Part 1 of the workshop)
(Resource Bank Page)

 
     

Public Engagement:
A Beginner's Guide to Public Engagement.
(Resource Bank Page)

 
     

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Journals (Science and Medicine)

 
     

Planning your Publication Strategy: Journals (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)

 
     

Public Engagement:
Evaluating your Public Engagement Activity
(Resource Bank Page)

 
     

Planning your Publication Strategy
Scholarly Books

 
     

Planning your Publication Strategy
Conference Papers
(Resource Bank Page) 

 
     

Public Engagement:
Giving Great Public Engagement Presentation Skills
(Resource Bank Page)

 

Additional resources to support Research Active Staff development

RAS 1-1 Support

LDC provides four strands of individual support aimed at addressing specific research needs:

  • Academic Writing Support
  • Career Development Support
  • Coaching and Mentoring Support
  • Specialist 1-1 Support
    - Emotional Intelligence
    - Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
    - Strengths Profile

For further information

Resource Bank

The Resource Bank is a repository holding a range of materials to help in your development and career for Research Active Staff. It contains event reports, research guides, case studies, video's and presentation files to support best practise and give you ideas for development and funding opportunities.

Search the Resource Bank

Self-directed Learning

LDC has a range of materials online to support managing yourself and your working relationships. If you like to learn by reading, or wish to prepare for a workshop, or are looking to follow up on a topic you covered at a workshop, you may find these materials useful.

Browse the topics available

RAS Network Funding

Funding for 2018/19 is now open, for guidance on criteria and application form please click here. Also,via the link, is information on currently funded networks, meeting dates etc.