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November 2020

LISS DTP Year 3 Writing Retreat (Online delivery)

11th November 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 10th December 2020 @ 4:30 PM

This is an extended retreat, in which the first two days kick off a month-long, self-directed writing development programme. On days 1 and 2, researchers set specific goals for their…

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LISS DTP Stylish Academic Writing (Online delivery)

16th November 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM

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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The Impact of Covid-19 on Fieldwork Research: Problems and Possible Solutions 

17th November 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online

The Impact of Covid-19 on Fieldwork Research: Problems and Possible Solutions  Tuesday 17 November, 15.00 – 17.00  (Zoom) Chair: Dr Paul Copeland, Reader of Public Policy QMUL and Deputy Director…

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Workshop: Research Design for Social Sciences and Medicine

25th November 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online

Tutor information: Professor Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin is Chair in Lifecourse Epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Imperial College London. She is an epidemiologist with clinical specialist training in…

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‘Tackling humanity’s big challenges with the help of Social and Behavioural Science’ A HuBEx & LISS DTP Joint Event

26th November 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Online

The Human Behaviour and Experience (HuBEx) research network of excellence at Imperial College London is co-hosting a virtual event together with the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership on…

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Doctoral Training Workshop: Creative Economy

30th November 2020 @ 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Online

Overview A bespoke online training workshop for postgraduate research students in Social Sciences studying at King’s College London, Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London. The training is…

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December 2020

LISS DTP The Art and Craft of Editing (Online delivery)

7th December 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
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Editing can generate almost visceral anxiety in researchers. How should I go about it? What if I have to rewrite the whole thing? This highly practical online workshop clarifies the…

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January 2021

LISS DTP Making the Most of Your Writing Time (Online delivery)

18th January @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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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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Stress, Resilience and Strengths for Researchers

28th January @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This event has been organised by Centre for Doctoral Studies. For any enquiries please contact doctoraltraining@kcl.ac.uk. In light of recent events you might be facing concurrent challenges of conducting your research…

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February 2021

LISS DTP Writing Clinics February (Online delivery)

1st February - 2nd February

If you have a specific writing issue you would like to discuss, two professional writers, Anne Wilson and Katie Grant, are offering bookable 40-minute one-to-one video consultation. The slots will…

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Emotional Agility for Successful Research Collaborations

9th February @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

This event has been organised by Centre for Doctoral Studies. For any enquiries please contact doctoraltraining@kcl.ac.uk. The intensity of the research environment means you will experience many different emotions. Learning to…

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LISS DTP Finding Your Voice (Online delivery)

15th February @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

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March 2021

The Entrepreneurial Mindset Programme

25th March @ 10:00 AM - 1st July @ 5:00 PM
Online

What is the Entrepreneurial Mindset? ‘The Entrepreneurial Mindset’ is a training programme designed by King’s Entrepreneurship Institute and offered to PhD students across the different faculties at King’s. The programme…

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May 2021

LISS DTP Year 1 Writing Retreat (Online delivery)

5th May @ 10:30 AM - 6th May @ 4:30 PM

This Year 1 retreat offers a fresh take on academic writing, de-mystifying it, understanding its roots in rhetoric and stripping it back to basics as a form of communicating research.…

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LISS DTP Year 2 Writing Retreat (Online delivery)

19th May @ 10:30 AM - 20th May @ 4:30 PM

A two-day writing retreat for any PhD student who is currently writing (e.g. for an 'upgrade', or writing chapters). Day 1 is writing exercises and Day 2 is timed writing…

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June 2021

LISS DTP Writing Clinics June (Online delivery)

1st June - 2nd June

If you have a specific writing issue you would like to discuss, two professional writers, Anne Wilson and Katie Grant, are offering bookable 40-minute one-to-one video consultation. The slots will…

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