The Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching (LALT), has announced a series of teaching and learning events to take place over the coming term.
These events are unique in offering discussion around university practice with senior teaching and learning figures, combined with practical advice and tips from current teaching staff in various disciplines.
If you are a Postgraduate Research Student who teaches you will be able to attend the workshops listed below. Please book onto the session via the instructions on the page.
What every new researcher needs to know #vitaechat
Whatever your situation, taking a professional approach to your development from the start can help make the path smoother, and enable you to be more successful in the long run.
During your doctoral or postdoctoral research you will push the boundary of current knowledge, increasingly becoming an expert in your field. However, being a professional researcher involves not just writing a thesis or papers, but also developing your skills and building your profile. So how do you make the most of your PhD or postdoc and prepare yourself for what’s coming next?
Our moderator will be joined by a panel of researchers at various stages of their careers to discuss what they wish they’d known when starting out. The #vitaechat will help you to answer questions such as:
As a PhD researcher, or postdoc in a new role, which first steps should I take?
How do I manage my relationship with my supervisor or PI?
How do I plan my research project and what are the typical milestones?
What kind of development opportunities will I have, and how do I prioritise them?
When should I start thinking about my post-PhD career?
Join us on the 19 October, at 12pm on the #vitaechat stream to discuss how to get started and to understand how to prepare yourself for undertaking your doctorate/new research project or new job
Register your interest HERE and you will be sent a reminder.
Recently appointed Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, Sir Mark Walport has long been a champion for science, engineering and technology within his career including his role as Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Head of the Government Office for Science and Co-Chair of the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology.
Event Details: Thursday 19 October 2017, 11am for 11.30am lecture, Isaac Newton Lecture Theatre, University of Lincoln.
The School of Life Sciences postgraduate research symposium is being held in the Stephen Langton building on Wednesday 11th October from 1pm to 5pm.
“The postgraduate research symposium is a highlight of the research undertaken by current students in the School of Life Sciences, covering amazing science from the molecular sciences which study diseases to animal welfare and behaviour. Research students will be presenting their research as a mixture of selected talks and posters.”