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Professional Development Workshops

2019-20 Workshops

Workshops are open to all staff and students in the School of Social and Political Science only.

 Events Date and Time Year of Study
Skills for Academic Success: Writing Skills - Referencing For UG1 20 November 2019 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG1

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone)

20 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here ALL UG
Writing skills to take you from A to Z (Year 1 to Dr): How to edit and critique your work
Speaker: Dr Pippa Goldschmidt
20 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.10, DHT) - Register here PhD
CVs & Cover Letters

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
21 November 2019 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG
Writing Skills to take you from A to Z

Speaker: Dr Pippa Goldschmidt
21 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, 1.16 Teaching Studio, Lister Learning and Teaching Centre) - Register here PGT

How To: Event Promotion

Speaker: Katie Scott

22 November 2019 (13.10 -14.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here All

How to get published, both academically and non-academically

Speaker: Dr Pippa Goldschmidt

26 November 2019 (14.10 -16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here PhD

Project Management ONLINE

Speaker: Allan Gaw

26 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, ONLINE) - Register here All
Skills for Academic Success: Exam Skill For UG1 27 November 2019 (13.10 -14.00, Seminar Room 5, CMB - Register here UG1
Thinking about Postgraduate Study?

Speaker Dr. Stefan Ecks
27 November 2019 (13.10 -14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here UG 3 & 4

Negotiation and Mediation

Speaker: John Sturrock
 

27 November 2019 (14.10 -16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here PGT & PhD
Managing Teams

Speaker: Clare Wood
28 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 3 & 4

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

4 December 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PGT
Academic Leadership

Speaker: Robin Henderson
5 December 2019 (10.00-12.00, Seminar Room 4, CMB) - Register here PhD
Creative Problem Solving

Speaker: Iain Davidson
5 December 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PGT
Pitch Perfect: Public Speaking, Networking & Engaging 6 December 2019 (13.10-15.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PGT
2020 - More Dates Coming Soon

Navigating Peer Review
 

Speaker: Dr. Joanna Young

21 January 2020 (09.30-12.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here

PhD
LinkedIn: Developing Your Profile

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
21 January 2020, (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 3 & 4

Time Management

Speaker: Allan Gaw

22 January 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG1
Making Conflict Work for You: Assertiveness and Negotiation in Context 24 January 2020 (13.10-14.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here ALL

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

29 January 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG4
Presentation Skills

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)
30 January 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG 4
Networking in a Professional Setting 31 January 2020 (13.10-15.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here PGT
Literature Searches for Your Dissertation or Final Year Project 4 February 2020 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here   UG 3 & 4

Presentation Skills

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

5 February 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG 2 & 3
Project Management 

Speaker: Allan Gaw
5 February 2020 (14.10-16.00, Venue TBC) - Register here  UG4
Getting the Best Out of a Team: Coaching for Success 7 February 2020 (13.10-14.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here ALL
Attracting your Own Research Funding 14 February 2020 (09.30-12.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PhD

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

26 February 2020 (14.10-16.00, Location TBC) - Register here UG3

Project Management


Speaker: Allan Gaw

26 February 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG2
Performing Well at Interview

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
4 March 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 3 & 4

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

4 March 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG2
Understanding Yourself as a Leader: Is Leadership for Everyone? 6 March 2020 (13.10-14.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here ALL
Project Management 

Speaker: Allan Gaw
12 March 2020 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here  UG3
PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS
Getting Started at MSc Level 27 September 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.09 David Hume Tower) - Register here  PGT
Introduction: How to Use the Library 1 October 2019 (14.10-15.00, Violet Laidlaw Room, 6th Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here  UG1
Creating and Managing Effective Groups 4 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here  PGT
Literature Searches for Your Dissertation or Final Year Project 9 October 2019 (14.10-15.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here   UG 3 & 4

Project Management for Researchers

Speaker: Dr Joanna Young

11 October 2019 (09.30-12.30, Violet Laidlaw Room 6.02, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here  PhD

Introduction to Publishing

Speaker: Dr Joanna Young

15 October 2019 (10.30-13.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here   PhD
Presentation Skills

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone)
16 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.06, DHT) - Register here PGT
Project Management 

Speaker Allan Gaw
16 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, Chrystal Macmillan Building) - Register here  UG3
The Art of Strategic Questioning

Speaker: David Steinberg
17 October 2019 (14.10-17.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 1 & 2
Project Management 

Speaker Allan Gaw
17 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, G.10 Lister Learning and Teaching Centre) - Register here  UG4
Careers Introduction 

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
18 October  2019 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite 1.12, CMB) - Register here PhD
Career Planning

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
22 October 2019 (13.10-14.00, LG.06, DHT) - Register here UG 3 & 4
Public Engagement

Speaker: Lara Isbel
22 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.08, DHT) - Register here PhD

Finding Internships and Work Experience

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)

23 October  2019 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 2 & 3

Presentation Skills

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

23 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG 4

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone)

24 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.06, DHT) - Register here
UG3

Time Management

Speaker: Allan Gaw

24 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG1
Skills for Academic Success: Learning Skills 25 October 2019 (13.00-14.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG1
Career Planning

Speaker: Jennifer Steven
30 October 2019 (13.10-14.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PGT

The Theory of Managing Effective Teams **POSTPONED**

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)

30 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG1

Project Management

Speaker: Allan Gaw

31 October 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG2
Social Media Bootcamp: Strategy, Sharing & Connecting

Speaker: Dr Joanna Young
1 November 2019 (10.00-12.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here PGT
Skills for Academic Success: Reading Skills 1 November 2019 (13.00-14.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG1
Skills for Academic Success: Speaking Skills For UG1 5 November 2019 (13.00-14.00, Violet Laidlaw, 6.02, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG1

Pitch Perfect

Speaker: Dr Joanna Young

6 November 2019 (13.30-16.30, LG.10, DHT) - Register here PhD
CVs & Cover Letters **postponed**

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
6 November 2019 (13.10-14.00, Seminar Room 6, CMB) - Register here PGT
Presentation Skills

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)
7 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG 2 & 3

Tech & Tools: Choosing from Over 1000 Options

Speaker: Joanna Young

8 November 2019 (10.00-12.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here PGT

Idea's Generator for Impact Activities

Speaker: Katie Scott

8 November 2019 (13.10-14.30, Seminar Room 5, CMB)Register here ALL
Skills for Academic Success: Writing Skills - Planning your Essay For UG1 11 November 2019 (13.00-14.00, Practice Suite, 1st Floor, CMB) - Register here UG1
Is a PhD right for you? *FULL*
Speaker: Dr Elke Heins
12 November 2019 (12.30-14.30, Violet Laidlaw, 6.02, CMB) - Register here PGT
Writing skills to take you from A to Z (Year 1 to Dr): How to plan and write your thesis.

Speaker: Dr Pippa Goldschmidt
12 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, 1.3, Lister Learning and Teaching Centre) - Register here PhD
How do you find useful literature and relevant resources? 13 November 2019 (13.10-14.00, LG.08, David Hume Tower) - Register here  All UG
Creative Problem Solving

Speaker: Iain Davidson (Seeing Stone Training)
13 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, LG.06, DHT) - Register here UG4
Professional Networking for Researchers

Speaker: Dr Joanna Young
14 November 2019 (09.30-12.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PhD
Design Thinking

Speaker: David Steinberg
14 November 2019 (14.10-17.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here UG 3 & 4
Project Management For Postgraduates

Speaker: Allan Gaw
14 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, G.10, Lister Learning and Teaching Centre) - Register here PGT
Bibliography Workshop

Speaker: Dr  Pippa Goldschmidt
14 November 2019 (14.10-16.00, 3.2, Lister Learning and Teaching Centre) - Register here PhD
Skills for Academic Success: Writing Skills - Writing your Essay For UG1 *POSTPONED* 15 November 2019 (13.10-14.00, Seminar Room 5, CMB) - Register here UG1

How To: Event Planning

Speaker: Katie Scott

15 November 2019 (13.10 -14.30, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here ALL

Building Self-Confidence and Resilience

Speaker: Robin Henderson

18 November 2019 (14.10 -16.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB - Register here PhD

Time Management (ONLINE)

Speaker: Allan Gaw

18 November 2019 (16.10-18.00, Online, at your desk) - Register here ALL UG
CVs & Cover Letters 

Speaker: Jennifer Steven (Careers Service)
19 November 2019 (14.10-15.00, Practice Suite, 1.12, CMB) - Register here PGT

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