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“Make the most of every opportunity” is often stated as key to a successful career but how can we make the most of those opportunities? 
Using your research as a starting point this interactive course will have you practising a series of pitches with your peers, interspersed with tips and tricks. The aim is to hook the audience in, whether it is about your research or a new business venture.

This course will cover:
• Spoken pitches in variety of settings
• Written short pitches 
• Networking tips
• Thinking about your audience

Objectives: by the end of this session participants will have:
• Looked at networking tips and tricks to meet the audience
• Worked on a variety of short pitches – written and verbal
• Pitched for a variety of audiences 
• Received feedback on their pitches


Graduate research students and postdoctoral researchers. 




Anne Miller, MPLS Division


15th February - 1300-1730


A1, D2, D3

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff. See the following for more details:

Additional support for researchers

The Researcher Training Tool (click on Researcher Development)

Vitae (Vitae is a national organisation dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through supporting their professional and career development.)


Pleae book via the Researcher Training Tool (RTT).

For any queries please contact 

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