Jul 29 2019

The Resilient Researcher: Connecting to the Core of Researcher Life

29/07/2019
University of Sheffield

Course overview The challenges of research life can make it hard to sustain a sense of personal resilience and well-being.  Research life can be unpredictable, precarious and challenging.  Research life can feel chaotic and throw up a whole barrage of challenges that can include feeling overwhelmed at the tasks in hand; insecurities about funding uncertainties;… Read more

Jul 25 2019

Risky Business: Responsibility and Resilience in a Turbulent World – Annual Doctoral Conference 2019

25/07/2019 - 26/07/2019
Huddersfield Business School

The Conference will offer the opportunity for doctoral researchers from business and management schools to engage in advanced dialogue and debate on a range of methodological issues. Highlights included a Keynote, workshops and small group discussions and presentations. The Conference takes place in a supportive environment with a great opportunity for networking with other doctoral… Read more

Jul 22 2019

The Resilient Researcher: Connecting to the Core of Researcher Life

22/07/2019
Lancaster University

Course overview The challenges of research life can make it hard to sustain a sense of personal resilience and well-being.  Research life can be unpredictable, precarious and challenging.  Research life can feel chaotic and throw up a whole barrage of challenges that can include feeling overwhelmed at the tasks in hand; insecurities about funding uncertainties;… Read more

Jul 05 2019

One-Day Structured Writing Retreat

05/07/2019
Michael Marks Room

As part of our ongoing training and development programme, we are running a series of Structured Writing Retreats for PGRs, ECRs and staff. Writing retreats are known to increase and improve scholarly output and research activity and can also be used to develop research capacity and grow research cultures. Attending multiple retreats is an effective… Read more

Jun 18 2019

SAMS/NARTI Structured Writing Retreat Series for Early Career Researchers

18/06/2019 - 19/06/2019
Bagden Hall

The aim of the Structured Writing Retreats is to use dedicated writing time to progress and prioritize our writing projects. This is in a supportive, non-surveillance environment. The retreat is based on 3 evidence based key principles: The ‘typing pool’ which means that we all write individually but are in the same room for the… Read more

Jun 17 2019

The 3rd DEC 2019 on Social Institutions and the Economic Performance of Nations: A 21st Century Perspective

17/06/2019 - 19/06/2019
Lincoln International Business School

Since the first conference in 2015, DEC has been growing into a leading biennial conference on development economics. After the success of the 2nd DEC, held in Lincoln in 2017, we expect this year’s conference to attract a large number of established scholars as well as early career researchers and PhD students from the UK and… Read more

Jun 15 2019

Building The Anti-Racist Classroom Workshop: Organising for Liberation Weekender

15/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
Leeds Beckett University

The aim of this event is to enable ECRs and PhD students in the NARTI network to constructively address issues of racism in teaching, research, and career progression. Decolonising work within higher education has been gaining profile and momentum in both national and international universities. But the discussion can often be confined to the re-working… Read more

May 24 2019

When the Going gets Tough, the Tough get Going: Building Resilience in Academia

24/05/2019
Leeds University Business School

The name CYGNA derives from the female version of the Latin word for SWAN (Supporting Women in Academia Network). CYGNA was established in June 2014. The main objective of the group is to promote interaction among female academics and to provide a forum for learning, support, and networking. Our events take place approximately every two… Read more

May 21 2019

Designing & Conducting Work-Life Research: Innovative Approaches, Challenges and Dilemmas

21/05/2019 - 23/05/2019
University of Liverpool

Please note that the same workshop will run in Liverpool on the 21st May and in London on the 23rd May. Please indicate on the application form which date you wish to attend. Course objectives: To broaden researcher’s methodological toolkit and further methodological understanding within the area of work-life research. To discuss and explore the… Read more

May 16 2019

PhD Entrepreneurship Academy: Advancing Theory and Methodology

16/05/2019 - 17/05/2019
University of Liverpool

Hosted by Centre for Entrepreneurship at University of Liverpool Management School, the PhD Entrepreneurship Academy is intended for PhD students and early career researchers who want to get a deep understanding of entrepreneurship as field, classic and modern theories of entrepreneurship, advanced research methods, conceptual modelling and theorising and how to publish in entrepreneurship journals.… Read more