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December 2019

Stylish Academic Writing

3rd December 2019 @ 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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Academic writing doesn't have to be turgid prose that is agony to read (and to write). Complex ideas and abstract concepts can be expressed in simple language that anyone can…

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LISS DTP Christmas Party

4th December 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
University Women’s Club, 2 Audley Square, Mayfair
London, London W1K 1DB United Kingdom
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Come and join us at the LISS DTP Christmas party! We will be gathering at the University Women's Club to enjoy some festive food and cheer. All LISS funded students,…

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Grenfell Two Years On: guest lecture by Lowkey

5th December 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bush House, South Wing, BH(S) 4.04 Lecture Theatre 2, King's College London, Bush House South Wing, Strand Campus, 30, Aldwych
London, London WC2B 4BG United Kingdom
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Two years after the Grenfell Fire tragedy the victims still await justice. With phase one of the public enquiry into Grenfell completed, there are seemingly more questions to be asked…

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Media and Hong Kong Protest (Exhibition + Panel Discussion)

6th December 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
QMUL, Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green
London, London E1 4NS United Kingdom
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Since the outbreak of the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement in Hong Kong in June 2019, an overwhelming volume of news on various online platforms has sparked discussion about what…

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Supporting and Developing Pre-Service Teachers

11th December 2019 @ 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

LISS DTP Multivariate Methods Training

17th January @ 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Queen Mary Derek Willoughby Lecture Theatre, 50 Clerkenwell Road
London, EC1M 5PU
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Free

An afternoon training event for PhD students of multivariate methods and their applications in research Event programme: 13:00-14:00 Dr Silvia Liverani – Spatial-temporal clustering modelling 14:00-15:00 Professor Norman Fenton –…

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Pathway 6: Free training in facilitation

17th January @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 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-DTP's pathway 6 is excited to announce a workshop we are hosting in January in KCL's School of Education, Communication and Society. We are opening up the event to doctoral students on other LISS pathways, as there are some places left.
The workshop will provide in-depth training on facilitating meetings, discussion groups and groupwork in an inclusive and democratic way.

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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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American Multinationals in Latin America – Insights from the History of The United Fruit Company

27th January @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
G.01 Norfolk Building, Strand, King’s College London, G.01 Norfolk Building, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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In this lecture, guest speaker Dr. Marcelo Buceli draws from his own research to discuss and reflect upon the impact of Multinational Enterprises on development, as well as the challenges these…

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Developing an Academic Career Path through Qualitative Research and Subject Expertise

28th January @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
K6.63 King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London, K6.63 King's Building, Strand, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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This workshop invites Dr Marcelo Buceli to share his insights and tips with PhD students working with any aspect of qualitative research. The session will focus on how to harness the historical…

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Research Design Feedback Sessions

29th January @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bush House (NE) 4.17, Strand, King’s College London, Bush House (NE) 4.17, Strand, King's College London
London, United Kingdom
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Bring your qualitative and historical research design proposals to these drop-in sessions for one-to-one feedback from Dr. Marcelo Buceli, an associate at the Center for Advanced Study at the University of…

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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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Social Sciences – Why Bother? LISS DTP Conference Planning Meeting

7th February @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Franklin-Wilkins Building 1.21, Waterloo, King’s College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building 1.21, Waterloo, King's College London + Google Map

This is the second meeting to organise a one-day PGR conference on 25th June 2020. New participants are welcome.   Participating in the planning meeting is a great opportunity to…

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Designing Good Research and Getting it Published in High Impact Journals: A Practical Guide

10th February - 11th February
King’s College London, Strand and Waterloo Campuses + Google Map

We are delighted to invite you to this two-day workshop with Prof. Jean-Francois Hennart of Tilburg University. This practical programme covers in fine-grained detail the process of publishing research with high-impact academic…

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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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