Three Minute Thesis Competition 2017

Are you thinking of entering the Three Minute Thesis Competition but not sure if its for you?

The 5th annual 3 Minute Thesis Competition will take place on the 22nd June 2017. The competition requires doctoral researchers to compete to deliver the best research presentation in just 3 minutes (and one slide).

We have a range of resources and information on our website to help you prepare for the competition, as well as two ‘Competition Preparation’ workshops, running on the 15th and 27th February 2017.  You can also view previous competitions on the University’s YouTube channel.

Find out more about the competition, as well as details on how you can enter, here: http://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/postgraduate/doctoral/3mt

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Places available on upcoming IAD PhD Workshops

We have places available on the following upcoming IAD PhD workshops:

Viva Survivor

Monday 28th November and Tuesday 29th November 2016

Viva Survivor is a session for postgraduate researchers close to submission who want to gain insight on how to be well prepared for their viva

Maximising your Influence at Meetings

Thursday 1st December 2016

This session will explore how you can become more effective and influential, particularly in meetings, thus developing a key everyday work skill

Writing Well: Language and Style

Monday 5th December 2016

This workshop focuses on stylistic aspects of writing and the way these make a text more elegant or more pleasurable to read.

‘Just Write’

Tuesday 6th December 2016

The aim of a ‘Just Write’ session is to create a time and place for PhD students to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life.

Find out more here: http://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/postgraduate/doctoral/courses/course-list

Places available on upcoming IAD PhD Workshops

We have places available on the following upcoming workshops:

Presenting Made Easy – Presentation Techniques

Monday 21st November or Tuesday 22nd November 2016

The course is designed to equip participants with skills and techniques to develop and improve presentations for a variety of audiences.

More information and booking here

Simply Assertive

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

The aim of this course is to enable delegates to have a greater self confidence in difficult situations and feel able to express their opinion

More information and booking here

Creative Problem Solving for Researchers

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

This empowering and challenging course will allow participants to bring along their own real problems and explore them from a number of new angles

More information and booking here

Developing your Personal Presence and Contacts

Friday 25th November 2016

This 2-hour participative session will help develop your self-awareness of how you come across to others and enhance your skills in developing professional contacts

More information and booking here

Viva Survivor

Monday 28th November 2016 or Tuesday 29th November 2016

Viva Survivor is a session for postgraduate researchers close to submission who want to gain insight on how to be well prepared for their viva

More information and booking here

 

Places available on upcoming IAD PhD Workshops

We have places available on the following upcoming workshops:

‘Just Write’ 17/11/16

The aim of a ‘Just Write’ session is to create a time and place for PhD students to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life.

More information here

How to be an Effective Researcher 17&18/11/16

This interactive and intensive 2-day workshop has been designed for first and second year PhD students and will look at practical ways to increase your effectiveness and meet the challenges of your PhD.

More information here

Presenting made Easy – Presentation Techniques 21/11/16 and 22/11/16

The workshop is designed to equipt participants with skills and techniques to develop and improve presentations for a variety of audiences.

More information here

Simply Assertive 22/11/16

The aim of this workshop is to enable delegates to have a greater self confidence in difficult situations and feel able to express their opinion.

More information here