Places available on upcoming IAD PhD Workshops

We have places available on the following workshops running next week:

Beating Writers Block (CAHSS)

Tuesday 18th October 2016

You know you need to start (or continue) to write – so what is stopping you? Writer’s block can occur at any stage in the process of writing a PhD, and typically not only affects planning but well-being and motivation as well.  In this workshop, we’ll look at how writer’s block manifests, what causes it and what strategies you can adopt to re-connect with your research, your writing, your confidence and your voice

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Ease the Load – Feel good about your Busy Life

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Staying on top and in control of our work in this fast-paced world is becoming increasingly difficult. This can leave us feeling overwhelmed and have a knock on effect to our personal life. This session has been developed to help effectively manage a hectic and complex workload and support us as we focus on the important, plan our work effectively and attack it with confidence.

More information and booking here:

‘Just Write’ for Research Students

Wednesday 19th October 2016

‘Just Write’ will provide you with a quiet space to focus exclusively on your writing without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life.

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Pitch Perfect – Public Speaking, Networking and Engaging

Thursday 20th October 2016

This workshop will cover various situations that academics are faced with regularly with regards to verbal interaction. We will cover delivery of oral presentations, how to get the most from your poster session at a conference, how to pitch your research and how to network effectively. Participants will be introduced to various techniques that they can use and adapt for a variety of situations; how do you respond to difficult questions? How do you turn a conversation to your advantage? How do you effectively engage with senior academics?

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