All researchers will encounter peer review during their career, both as an author of research papers, books, fellowship applications or grants and as an expert who has been asked to review one of these documents. This workshop will introduce researchers to the peer review system, the process, the complexities, the responsibilities of the author and the reviewer and how to get the most out of the experience.
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This half day workshop is designed specifically for postgraduates who are interested in further developing their skillset in order to enhance their employment prospects beyond graduation. When hiring new team members, the professional environment is now increasingly choosing individuals with transferable skills such as leadership, teamworking, strong communication, negotiation and cooperative working. How an individual perceives their own working style, what their preferences are and how they interact with and manage others is a key part of this, and researchers can benefit from exploring their own personal method of working.
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Much importance is now attached to ‘getting published’. This session offers some practical guidance for publishing your research.
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The library currently delivers a number of academic development workshops specifically for postgraduate research students. Book now onto the library’s upcoming Introduction to Harvard Referencing Workshop.
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This library workshop is offering a guided introduction to finding information for your research work. Systematic reviews use transparent and replicable methods to locate, evaluate and synthesise all research relevant to a particular question. They are most commonly found in health, medicine and psychology. Therefore, this workshop will focus on developing a search strategy for identifying literature from these disciplines.
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