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January 2020

British Library Doctoral Open Days

20th January - 28th February
British Library, 96 Euston Rd
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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20 January – 28 February The British Library has scheduled another season of Doctoral Open days in January and February 2020. These Open Days are designed for first-year PhD students…

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LISS DTP Supervisors’ Forum

22nd January @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
University Women’s Club, 2 Audley Square, Mayfair
London, London W1K 1DB United Kingdom
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Would you like to find out more about how to support students through the LISS ESRC studentship application process and beyond? This forum is for both current and prospective supervisors…

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LISS DTP Writing Retreat led by Thinking Writing

23rd January @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square
Barking, Greater London IG11 9SN United Kingdom
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Do you need time and space to get on with your writing? If so this retreat, available on the 23th January or the 22nd April, is for you. The aim…

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February 2020

Productivity Workshop for Researchers and Students

6th February @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Writing a doctoral dissertation is a formidable task that requires much more than familiarity with research methodologies and library catalogues. Applying insights from cognitive science and learning theory, time management…

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LISS DTP Making the Most of your Writing Time

13th February @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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Credit: Erik Fitzpatrick

Writing time is precious. It’s also nearly always either interrupted or wasted, at least in part, in procrastination. In this workshop we’ll look squarely at our own writing habits; explore…

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LISS DTP Giving and receiving feedback

26th February @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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What kind of feedback helps you improve what you have written? How does feedback on your writing make you feel? Many writers are familiar with the emotions feedback can provoke…

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March 2020

LISS DTP Who am I when I write? Voice in academic writing

5th March @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Credit: Joe the Goat Farmer

'How can I find my academic voice?' is a question many PhD students ask. Some also wonder how it's possible to have a voice if they can't use 'I'. This…

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April 2020

LISS DTP Writing Retreat led by Thinking Writing

22nd April @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastbury Manor House, Eastbury Square
Barking, Greater London IG11 9SN United Kingdom
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Do you need time and space to get on with your writing? If so this retreat, available on the 23th January or the 22nd April, is for you. The aim…

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May 2020

LISS DTP Year 1 Two-Day Writing Retreat

6th May @ 10:30 AM - 7th May @ 4:30 PM
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
London, London SE1 9DA United Kingdom
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This two-day retreat offers a fresh take on academic writing, de-mystifying it with activities to help you write more clearly and stylishly within your discipline. We will explore: what academic…

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LISS DTP Year 2 Two-Day Writing Retreat

28th May @ 10:30 AM - 29th May @ 4:30 PM
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
London, London SE1 9DA United Kingdom
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This two-day retreat is for any Y2 PhD student currently working towards a PhD stage (e.g. an upgrade, or submitting chapters), when writing can feel stressful and lonely. Day 1…

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June 2020

LISS DTP Writing for non-specialist audiences

9th June @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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Many postgraduate students struggle to explain complex research, in writing, to people outside their discipline, or outside academia. Yet, these days, being able to write about your research for a…

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LISS DTP The art and craft of editing

18th June @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KCL Waterloo Campus, King's College London, Franklin Wilkins Building Waterloo Bridge Wing,  Stamford Street, SE1 9NH
London, London SE1 9NH United Kingdom
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Credit: hdaniel

Editing generates almost visceral anxiety in doctoral students, mainly through misunderstanding exactly what it is and how to do it. This highly practical one-day workshop clarifies the difference between writing…

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