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Researcher Development (DCAD)

GD320: Research Staff Summer School (2 days) - 24 August 2010 09:00

Course information
Course codeGD320
Course titleResearch Staff Summer School (2 days)


<span ><span >Now in its fifth year, this is a free two-day event which will be held on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th July 2012 at Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle.

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<span ><span >The Summer School will be most beneficial to research staff who are at the early stages of their research career at Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland Universities (e.g. within the first 2 years) and will focus on key aspects for career advancement of the researcher role.  It also provides an opportunity to network with researchers from other Universities in the North East.  The two days are intended to provide you with a platform for development to enhance your personal impact as a researcher and position yourself for a successful academic career.

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<span ><span >Places are limited so please book as soon as possible. 

<span ><span > Day 1      A Strategic View of Research and Getting Published (09:15 - 16:30)

<span ><span > Understanding the vision and research strategy of the Universities               

<span ><span >Developing your own reseach/career vision

<span ><span > Personal motivation for research and the impact agenda

<span ><span > The Politics of Getting Published,

<span ><span >Personal research vision and skills audit

<span ><span > Day 2      Collaborations, Having an Impact and Funding Applications (09:15 - 16:30)

<span ><span > Research Collaboration - potential benefits and strategic drivers.

<span ><span > Having an impact as an early career researcher <span ><span >Funding and fellowships

<span ><span >Esteem Factors & Your Researcher-Profile

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Learning Objectives


After attending the Summer School, participants will have


-        A deeper understanding of the academic landscape and the challenges they will need to meet to develop a successful academic career.

-        Built a network of local researchers with whom there is potential to develop relationships.

-        Developed communication strategies to build collaborations.

-        Gained detailed insights into core academic activities, including funding, esteem and publishing.

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-        Devised personal development plans to build on the summer school and improve their personal impact.




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Scheduling Notes

Once you have expressed interest in attending, we will contact you to confirm your place and will forward your contact details to the organisers who will contact you with further details.

Durham Graduate School will organise transport to and from Beamish.  

Free placesNone, 3 waiting
Booking policyNo booking policy description is available for this course provider.
Course sessions
Attendance at all sessions is required.
RoomDateStart timeEnd time
Beamish Hall, Beamish, External24 August 201009:0017:00
Beamish Hall, Beamish, External25 August 201009:0017:00

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