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Academic Skills Day: Reading, writing, time management

This new academic skills day for research students brings together 3 key themes of RSSP workshops into 1 day. We’ll cover key issues in academic writing, followed by focused sessions on efficient reading techniques and how to manage your time.

By the end of the day you will have:

  • Explored key issues in academic writing (notably style, structure, critical voice) and how to enhance your own thesis writing practice
  • Learned and practised practical techniques to help you read more efficiently, to cover more material in less time
  • Assessed how you spend your time, how you prefer to work and what steals your time
  • Identified strategies to help plan, prioritise and organise your work more effectively

Next date: SATURDAY 14 MAY 2016 - BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

Please note: This booking form will be open from 18 March until 13 May, 2016.


How long is it?

9.45am-4.45pm (can choose to attend all or part of the day)

Who is it for?

All postgraduate research students registered one of the following degrees: PhD, MPhil, Masters by Research, EngD, EdD, professional doctorate. Especially suitable for part-time researchers.

Is any preparation required?

No

Is catering provided?

Tea, coffee and a sandwich lunch

Who is the tutor?

Dr Annie Bryan / Dr Mihai Balanescu / Vicky Crawford