Tagged: researcher development

Mentoring in Research: Improving research performance and culture

In a guest blog for CREST, Lachlan Smith, Director of Cloud Chamber, reflects on the role of mentoring in researcher development in the context of small and specialist universities, building on the outcomes of a training session led for CREST …

Bradford College

Bradford College actively encourages staff to engage in scholarly activity, both subject specific and pedagogic.  The forms of activity in which staff engage are diverse, but typically include: action research, applied research, attendance at conferences and colloquia, conference presentations/workshops, consultancy, …

CREST Sandpit 9 & 10 November 2017

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The first CREST Sandpit, working in collaboration with the NCCPE, aims to inspire the sharing of ideas between colleagues who work in different sectors and disciplines and between researchers and practitioners. Our primary focus is on enabling collaboration and relationship …

CREST Mentoring Workshop

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This workshop, delivered by Cloud Chamber, will cover the benefits of mentoring, how to set systems up, and deliver basic mentoring training.

What to write? Dealing with PhD writer’s block

Many PhD students struggle with writing at one stage or another during their PhD journey. One of the attendees at the 2015 CREST Summer School, Kirsteen Laidlaw from the University of Cumbria, shares her story about tackling writer’s block. I …

Researcher Development Framework Planner – Train the Trainer Workshop

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This training session, led by experts from Vitae, will introduce those supporting researchers in CREST research offices and professional services to the Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner, the principles of Professional Development Planning (PDP), and equip them with the tools and …

Researcher Development Framework Planner Training for CREST Researchers

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This training session, led by experts from Vitae, will introduce researchers to the Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Planner and the principles of Professional Development Planning (PDP). The RDF can be an invaluable tool for research students and those that are …

CREST Summer School 2016

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SAVE THE DATE: The 3rd CREST Summer School will take place in London on 5-6 September 2016. The Summer School is open to research students and early career researchers from CREST members institutions. Participants will take part in workshops and discussion sessions …

CREST Research Network Coordinator – Applications invited

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CREST is pleased to open applications for this fixed-term position, expected to be up to one year in length, to; support research excellence for a network of distinctive institutions; facilitate the collaborative work, and service the infrastructure, of the Consortium …

UCA Webinar Series: Building your research network

One in a series of researcher development webinars from the University for the Creative Arts. Led by Tony Reeves. For more information and to register your place email roffice@ucreative.ac.uk

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