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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 focused, Teaching focused 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

Being a Prolific Writer 
(Resource Bank Page)
 29 November 2018
 

Managing your Research and Academic Career
(Resource Bank Page)
21 November 2018
or
14 May 2019

The contents of both workshops are exactly the same so delegates only need attend one of the two workshops.

Preparing for Leadership (PfL)
(Resource Bank Page)
19 and 26 November 2018
(Attendance is required on both days)



Public Engagement:
Engaging Diverse Audiences with your Subject Specialism and/or Research
Part 1
12 October 2018
(Delegates are required to attend Part 2 of the workshop on 19 October 2018)
 

Unconscious Bias
(Resource Bank Page)
28 February 2019
or
18 June 2019

The contents of all three workshops are exactly the same so delegates only need attend one of the three workshops.

Writing for Impact
(Resource Bank Page)
14 February 2019
 


Leadership in Action (LiA)
(Resource Bank Page)
25 February and 4 March 2019
(Attendance is required on both days)

Public Engagement:
Engaging Diverse Audiences with your Subject Specialism and/or Research
Part 2
19 October 2018
(Delegates are required to have attended Part 1 of the workshop on 12 October 2018)



 

Academic Writing Retreat 'Bootcamp'
14 and 15 March 2019
and/or
04 and 05 July 2019
(Attendance is required on both days, delegates can attend both bootcamps) 


 

Public Engagement:
A Beginner's Guide to Public Engagement.

(Resource Bank Page)
7 December 2018



 

Raising your Article Quality
(Resource Bank Page)
2 May 2019


 

Public Engagement:
Evaluating your Public Engagement Activity
(Resource Bank Page)
6 February 2019

   

Public Engagement:
Giving Great Public Engagement Presentations
(Resource Bank Page)
20 March 2019

 

PREVIOUSLY RUN RAS WORKSHOP/EVENTS

 

Academic Writing

   

Career Development

 

Leadership Development

 

Collaboration Events

 

Public Engagement and Additional Skills

Writing for Impact 
(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

Translating Research for Multiple Audiences
(Resource Bank Page)

 
Planning your Publication Strategy:
The Essentials
(Resource Bank Page)

An Introduction to Public Engagement
(Resource Bank Page)

Being a Prolific Writer
(Resource Bank Page)

   

Planning your Publication Strategy: Journals (Science and Medicine)

Giving Great Public Engagement Presentations
(Resource Bank Page)
Raising Your Article Quality
(Resource Bank Page)
 
   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Journals (Arts and Social Sciences)
(Resource Bank Page)



Evaluating Your Public Engagement Activity
(Resource Bank page)

Quantitative and Qualitative Argument Architecture
(Resource Bank Page)
 
   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Scholarly Books

Digital Public Engagement Techniques
(Resource Bank Page)

Writing Collaboratively
   

Planning your Publication Strategy:
Conferences
(Resource Bank Page)

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

Academic Writing Retreat 'Bootcamp'
   

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)


       

Research Data Management
Data Management Plans
(Resource Bank Page)

 
       

Research Data Management Tools for Data Management
(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 Diverse Audiences with your Subject Specialism and/or Research
Part 2
(Delegates are required to have attended Part 1 of the workshop)
(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.