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December 2019

Supporting and Developing Pre-Service Teachers

11th December @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 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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LISS student Sarah Steadman will be giving a paper entitled: The Making of Teachers: Conflict, transition and agency in accounts of learning and development.  Rachel Roberts - University of Reading -…

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January 2020

British Library Doctoral Open Days

20th January 2020 - 28th February 2020
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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February 2020

Productivity Workshop for Researchers and Students

6th February 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 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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May 2020

LISS DTP Year 1 Two-Day Writing Retreat

6th May 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 7th May 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 29th May 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 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 2020 @ 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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