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July 2020

LISS DTP The art and craft of editing (Online delivery)

6th July 2020
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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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Understanding the REF: A quick primer for PGRs (and anyone else interested)

28th July 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Webinar - Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm The REF is an endless topic of discussion but it can be very unclear exactly what it is, how it works,…

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September 2020

Connecting with Industry for Social Scientists – 6 week interactive masterclass for LISS DTP researchers

7th September 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 12th October 2020 @ 12:30 PM
striking match

Does your research provide answers to the key industrial and business challenges facing society and the economy? Would you like to increase the impact of you research, start up a…

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October 2020

LISS DTP Writing for Non-specialist Audiences (Online delivery)

19th October 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 4:15 PM
Credit: KevPBur

Many postgraduate students struggle to explain complex ideas to people outside their discipline. Yet, these days, being able to write about your research for a broad range of audiences is…

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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

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

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

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

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
Credit: hdaniel

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
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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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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