LDC Development Programme 2020-21

The LDC Development Team Programme for 2020 - 2021 is listed below. The programme will be delivered entirely online and includes new workshops to help you develop your presentation skills, help set your goals for coming months, build better working relationships and find new ways to network and thrive in your research in these difficult times.

The most up-to-date list of our events is displayed in the table below, together with links for booking, when available. Please click the link on the event title, to view further details and to register your place in Eventbrite.

 

 

Date

Time

Events/Booking Links

June 2021

01 June 10:00 - 12:30 "Star Researcher": Team Missions to Help You Make Progress Now, 2 - Perseverance*
08 June 10:00 - 12:30 "Star Researcher": Team Missions to Help You Make Progress Now, 3 - Opportunity*
   "Star Researcher" - Register Here! * attendees are expected to attend all 3 sessions, but only need to register once
 
01 June 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
8&9 June 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
09 June 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Get Unstuck - Procrastination Busting Techniques
10 June 09:30 - 12:00 Creating Effective Job Applications
15 June 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
18 June 11:00 - 12:00 Webinar: 7 Reasons You’ll Pass Your Viva
22 June 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
23 June 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar:Taking Charge of Your Time - Avoid Drifting
29 June 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat

July 2021

06&07 July 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
07 July 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar: 7 Reasons You’ll Pass Your Viva
13 July 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
20 July 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
27 July 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat

 

 

Workshops offered earlier in the Academic Year 2020 - 2021

Date

Time

Event titles

September 2020

08 Sep 09:45 - 12:00  Online Writing Retreat
22 Sep 09:45 - 12:00  Online Writing Retreat
23 Sep 13:00 - 15:15  Surviving the PhD - the middle years (Online Workshop)

October 2020

06 Oct 10:00 - 12:15  Taking Ownership of your PhD 1: Starting the PhD
13 Oct 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
14 Oct 10:00 - 12:15  Taking Ownership of your PhD 2: Project Management of the PhD
20 Oct 10:00 - 12:15  Taking Ownership of your PhD 3: Networking as a Researcher
22 Oct 10:00 - 11:00 Webinar: Effectively using the PGR Toolbox
27 Oct 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
28 Oct 10:00 - 12:15  Taking Ownership of your PhD 4: Time-Management in the PhD

November 2020

03 Nov 10:00 - 12:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 1: Starting the PhD
04 Nov 09:30 - 13:00 Getting your Work Published
05 Nov 09:30 - 12:00 PGR 'Career Ready' Bootcamp
10 Nov 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
10 Nov 10:00 - 12:30 Practical Thinking for Researchers 1 - Creative Thinking
10 Nov 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 2: Project Management of the PhD
11 Nov 09:30 - 13:00 Getting Going on your Thesis Writing
12 Nov 09:30 - 12:00 The Career Wise Researcher
12 Nov 13:30 - 14:30 Webinar: Effectively using the PGR Toolbox
17 Nov 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
17 Nov 10:00 - 12:30 Practical Thinking for Researchers 2 -Constructive Thinking
16 Nov 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar:Introduction to Project Planning, part 1 - Establishing Foundations
18 Nov 09:30 - 13:00 Critical Analysis of Research Papers
18 Nov 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 5: Working with your Supervisor
19 Nov 09:30 - 12:00 Using LinkedIn to Develop your Career
23 Nov 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Introduction to Project Planning, part 2 - Scoping the Project
24 Nov 10:00 - 12:30 Practical Thinking for Researchers 3 - Critical Thinking
24 Nov 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 6: Developing as a Researcher
26 Nov 09:30 - 12:00 Overcoming Imposter Syndrom
30 Nov 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Introduction to Project Planning, part 3 - Creating the Plan

December 2020

01 Dec 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
02 Dec 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 7: Surviving the PhD
03 Dec 09:30 - 12:00 Shining at Interview
7 & 8 Dec 09:30 - 12:00 Becoming a Mindful Researcher
09 Dec 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 3: Networking as a Researcher
10 Dec 09:30 - 12:00 The Emotionally Intelligent Resaercher
15 Dec 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat

January 2021

12  Jan 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
12  Jan 11:00 - 12:00 Webinar for The Scholars Programme (The Brilliant Club) - no registration necessary
19  Jan 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
20 Jan 13:00 - 15:15 Planning an Effective Research Presentation 
21 Jan 13:00 – 15:15 Setting PhD Goals: Looking Ahead to a Great PhD Year
27 Jan 13:00 - 15:15 Delivering a Convincing Research Presentation 

February 2021

02 Feb 09:45 - 12:00 Online Writing Retreat
03 Feb 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 1: Starting the PhD
09 Feb 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
09 Feb 10:00 - 12:30 Working with Difficult People 1: People - Similarities
09 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 From Surviving to Thriving, Week 1: Developing Your Resilience 
10 Feb 13:30 - 14:30 Webinar: Effectively Using the PGR Toolbox
11 Feb 09:30 - 12:00 The Career Wise Researcher
16 Feb 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
16 Feb 10:00 - 12:30 Working with Difficult People 2: People - Differences
16 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 From Surviving to Thriving, Week 2: Managing Your Procrastination
17 Feb 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 2: Project Management of the PhD
23 Feb 10:00 - 12:30 Working with Difficult People 3: People & Change
23 Feb 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
23 Feb 14:00 - 16:00 From Surviving to Thriving, Week 3: Cultivating Your Productivity
24 Feb 13:00 - 15:15 Taking Ownership of your PhD 4: Time-management in the PhD

March 2021

02 March 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
02 March 14:00 - 16:00 From Surviving to Thriving, Week 4: Nurturing Your Happiness 
03 March 09:30 - 13:00 Getting Going on Your Thesis Writing
03 March 13:00 - 14:30 Webinar: Making the Most of Online Academic Conference
04 March 09:30 - 12:00 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
09 March 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
10 March 09:30 - 13:00 Critical Analysis of Research Papers
11 March 09:30 - 12:00 Effective Career Networking
15&16 March 09:30 - 12:00 Becoming a Mindful Researcher
16 March 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
16 March 13:00 - 15:15 Planning an Effective Research Presentation
18 March 09:30 - 12:00 Using LinkedIn to Develop your Career
23 March 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat
23 March 13:00 - 15:15 Delivering a Convincing Research Presentation
24 March 09:30 - 13:00 Getting your Work Published
30 March 09:45 - 15:00 Online Writing Retreat

April 2021

13 & 15 April 09:45 - 16:45 2 day Online Writing Retreat
13 April 10:00 - 12:30 Getting Organised for Research (and Life) 1, Tasks that Plague our Minds
14 April 13:00 - 15:00 Webinar: Developing Writing Techniques - Finding Motivation
15 April 09:30 - 12:00 Shining at Interview
20 April 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
20 April 10:00 - 12:30 Getting Organised for Research (and Life) 2, Research Literature and Information
20 April 14:00 - 15:00 Webinar:The Brilliant Club & PhD Tutor Opportunities in the Scholars Programme
21 April 13:00 - 15:00  Webinar: Developing Writing Techniques - The Academic Document 
22 April 09:30 - 12:00 The Emotionally Intelligent Researcher
27 April 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
27 April 10:00 - 12:30 Getting Organised for Research (and Life) 3, Get Control of Life's Projects
27 April 10:00 - 11:00 Webinar: 7 Reasons You’ll Pass Your Viva
28 April 09:30 - 12:30 Writing the First Year: The Literature Review and First Year Report
28 April 13:00 - 15:00  Webinar: Developing Writing Techniques - The Editing Process
28 April 14:00 - 15:00  Webinar: 7 Reasons You’ll Pass Your Viva

May 2021

04 May 09:30 - 12:30 The Foundations of Academic Writing, Part 1 - Laying the Foundation
04 May 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
06 May 09:30 - 12:00 PGR ‘Career Ready’ Bootcamp
07 May 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Introduction to Project Planning, Part 1 – Establishing the Foundations
11 May 09:30 - 12:30 The Foundations of Academic Writing, Part 2 - Effective Drafting
11 May 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
13 May 09:30 - 12:00 Effective Career Networking
14 May 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Introduction to Project Planning, Part 2 - Scoping the Project
18 May 09:30 - 12:30 The Foundations of Academic Writing, Part 3 – Effective Editing
18 May 09:45 - 16:45 Online Writing Retreat
18 May 10:00 - 11:00 Webinar: 7 Reasons You’ll Pass Your Viva
19 May 13:00 - 15:15 Surviving the PhD - The Middle Years
20 May 09:30 - 12:00 Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
21 May 09:30 - 11:30 Webinar: Introduction to Project Planning, Part 3 - Creating the Plan
25 May 10:00 - 12:30 "Star Researcher": Team Missions to Help You Make Progress Now, 1 - Ingenuity *

 

 

 

 

 

 Workshops offered in the Academic Year 2019 - 2020