The below workshops, run by a combination of University of Westminster colleagues and external facilitators, aim to support colleagues at any stage of their career and at any stage of the research life-cycle.
Please find more information and book places at workshops via the below links as early as possible to avoid disappointment and if you’ve any questions, do get in touch at email@example.com.
VRE Researcher Profiles Drop-In Sessions
Join us at the below dates to ask any questions about recent developments to your Researcher Profiles on the external website and on Westminster Research.
Monday 12th September, 11-11:30
Wednesday 14th September, 11-11:30
Wednedsay 14th September, 2-2:30
If you have any problems accessing these sessions, please contact Jeeshan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Research Funding
An overview of the internal and external funding landscape with helpful tips and an overview of UoW funding processes.
Friday 3rd March, 10:30 – 12:30
Introduction to Data Management
An introduction to research data management good practice and overview of some internal support at UoW.
Introduction to Research Impact
An introduction to what strong research impact looks like and how to capture it.
Wednesday 16th November, 2 – 3:30
An overview of core ethical ideas to consider when undertaking research, including interactive tasks and an overview of UoW processes.
Managing Research Relationships
An interactive workshop from VOX Coaching, honing in on strategies for managing the range of relationships researchers must navigate.
Growing Your Profile with The Conversation
An interactive session with an editor from The Conversation outlining what The Conversation is – their origins, aims; what they do and why.
Monday 16th January, 10:30 – 12:30
Engaging the Media with Your Research
Join this workshop to learn about why it is important to share your research with the media, how you can go about getting started, and finally who you can get in touch both within and beyond the University.
Writing for Public Audiences
A chance to explore how to write your research story for public audiences, who your target audiences may be and how to get the most impact out of the written word.
Writing Quality Papers
Delivered by ThinkWrite, this workshop will boost your confidence with writing papers and introduce new ways to think about the process.
Funding Practice Research
A look at approaches to finding funding for practice-based research in the Westminster context.
Collaboration with Business
This workshop explores the number of ways your research can benefit business and business can benefit your research.
Wednesday 1st March, 11 – 12:30
An overview of the UW Press, approaches to disseminating your work and growing your academic profile.
The Conversation – 121 Meetings
Book a one to one appointment with an editor from The Conversation to discuss your research or a potential story idea.
Values 101 is Common Cause Foundation’s flagship introductory workshop series. Over the course of 5 two-hour sessions, to be held on five Wednesday mornings in June and July 2023, participants will be introduced to the social psychology of human values and explore how an understanding of values can increase wellbeing and create a supportive research culture.
This workshop will take place from 10-12 on the below dates. Please note, in signing up to this course, you are committing to attend all five of these dates:
– Wednesday 14th June 2023
– Wednesday 21st June 2023
– Wednesday 28th June 2023
– Wednesday 5th July 2023
– Wednesday 12th July 2023