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20th April: Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic our training in Trinity Term will all be online-based through various platforms. Our available courses and booking links are listed below.

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Scientific Writing: Getting Your Paper Published

Anna Sharman

All DPhil students Research staff

Monday, 01 June 2020 to Tuesday, 02 June 2020, 9.30am - 1pm

This course will look at the aspects you need to consider when constructing your paper; demystify peer reviewed journals by giving insider insights from science journal editors; and show you what they really want.

Telling Stories That Matter: One-to-One Coaching Session

Robert Holtom

All DPhil students Public engagement Research staff

Wednesday, 03 June 2020, 1pm to 5pm

Discover more about how to craft and apply storytelling skills to communicate your research.

Completing Your DPhil

Professor David Gavaghan and Dr Justin Hutchence

All DPhil students

Friday, 05 June 2020, 9.30am to 11.30pm

If you are nearing the end of your DPhil, this workshop will help you develop a plan for completing your DPhil and prepare for the viva.

Communicating your science online

Professor Chris Lintott

All DPhil students Research staff

Monday, 08 June 2020, 10am to 11am

As part of Oxford Sparks ‘Science at Home’ campaign we are hosting a training webinar on 8 June, 10-11am for those of you who would like some further guidance, or anyone who is interested to learn some more about science communication.

Time Management

Dr Justin Hutchence

All DPhil students Research staff

Tuesday, 09 June 2020, 9.30am to 12pm

Being able to manage time effectively will help you to be more successful in all aspects of your life.

Podcast Your Science

Emily Elias

All DPhil students Public engagement Research staff

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pm

From inception to publication; this practical session delivered by Emily Elias, journalist and producer of the Oxford Sparks podcast series, is a whirlwind tour through the basics of how to share your research in an engaging manner through podcasting.

You and Your Supervisor

Dr Melanie Ghoul

All DPhil students

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 1pm to 3.30pm

This course provides information and introduces strategies to enable DPhil students to approach their supervisory relationship pro-actively and effectively.

Connecting with industry

All DPhil students Enterprise Research staff

Thursday, 11 June 2020 to Thursday, 16 July 2020, 2pm - 10.30am

A new and interactive on-line programme delivered over 6 Thursday afternoon sessions, starting on 11th June 2020, giving Post graduate and Post doctoral researchers a working knowledge of critical business issues that impact commercial organisations.

So you want to be a principal investigator?

All Research staff

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 to Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 2pm - 5pm

Are you considering becoming a PI? What does it mean to be a PI and what are the routes to becoming one?

Podcast Your Science: One-to-One Coaching Session

Emily Elias

All DPhil students Public engagement Research staff

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 1pm to 5pm

Book a half hour session of individual coaching and feedback on your podcasting work, from technical tips to journalistic insight in to editing and identifying stories.