Management of research

Staff Development 2010-11

Spring/summer term

Date Topic Speaker
4th February 2011 No session  
11th February Catch-up for newbies Jim Briggs
18th February No session  
25th February EPSRC workshop feedback Hossein Sharif
4th March RAE analysis Jim Briggs
11th March No session  
18th March Comparing research in Germany and the UK Mohamed Bader
25th March No session  
1st April European funding David Robinson, Research Fellow, ECE
8th April No session  
15th/22nd/29th April Easter vacation - no session  
6th May Recruiting research staff (and other HR topics) Sue Davies (Human Resources)
13th May No session  

The sessions take place on Fridays in room BK0.14 at 3pm. Ones in italics are subject to change.

Autumn term

Date Topic Speaker
1st October 2010 Context for research Jim Briggs
8th October My research in 5 minutes Staff
15th October My research in 5 minutes Staff
22nd October Research students: recruiting, supervising and examining them Carl Adams, SoC/Faculty Research Degrees Co-ordinator
29th October The University's Research & Knowledge Transfer Services Joe Cavalla, Business Manager, RKTS
5th November

Research pathways

The diagram Ben referred to

RCUK on "Impact"

Jim Briggs
12th November

Reviewing research proposals

RCN guidelines (DOC); assessment blank (DOCX)

Jim Briggs
19th November Research Finance Mel Johnson, Finance and Cindy Roch, Faculty of Technology
26th November Funding opportunities for research Jenny Steere, Grants Officer, RKTS
3rd December POSTPONED Report back on EPSRC workshop Hossein Sharif
10th December Brainstorming Philip Scott
17th December End of term wrap-up All

The sessions take place on Fridays in room BK0.14 at 3pm. Ones in italics are subject to change.