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  1. Grant writing: writing for success

    Audience: PG research, PG taught

    Date: Friday 23 February 2024

    Times: 13.30 to 17.00

    Programme: GRADskills

    Key details: This workshop will run in person. Great writing is integral to successful grant applications. Strong research ideas are often diluted by imprecise, diffuse or repetitious writing. Find out how to identify and avoid common pitfalls in application writing.

  1. Conference planning for postgraduates

    Audience: PG research

    Date: Thursday 7 March 2024

    Times: 09.30 to 12.30

    Programme: GRADskills

    Key details: This workshop will run in person. Design, management, finance, online tools, marketing, sponsorship, and post-event actions.

  1. PhD viva examinations: best practice

    Audience: Academic staff, Research supervisors

    Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024

    Times: 14.00 to 16.30

    Programme: Academic Staff Development Programme

    Key details: A workshop for academic staff new to the process of leading a viva. Discuss the challenges and how to deal with them with experienced colleagues.

  1. Course cancelled

    Training for New PGR Supervisors

    Audience: Academic staff, External, Research staff, Research supervisors

    Date: Friday 15 March 2024

    Times: 10.00 to 12.00

    Programme: Academic Staff Development Programme

  1. Course full, waiting list bookings only

    Data management plans: writing workshop for first year reviews

    Audience: PG research

    Date: Thursday 21 March 2024

    Times: 09.30 to 11.30

    Key details: Live in-classroom session. This workshop provides a devoted study space and in-person support for writing the mandatory first-year review data management plans.

  1. Research data: how to store and effectively manage them

    Audience: PG research

    Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024

    Times: 14.00 to 16.00

    Programme: GRADskills

    Key details: This course provides advice on how to manage your research data during your project and beyond (naming conventions, versioning, storage, back-ups).

  1. Training for New PGR Supervisors

    Audience: Academic staff, External, Research staff, Research supervisors

    Date: Thursday 28 March 2024

    Times: 14.00 to 16.00

    Programme: Academic Staff Development Programme

  1. Submitting your final thesis to the Library: What you need to know

    Audience: PG research

    Date: Friday 29 March 2024

    Times: 14.00 to 15.30

    Programme: GRADskills

    Key details: An essential workshop for all St Andrews research postgraduate students. This event will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

  1. Booking available from Wednesday 6 March 2024

    An introduction to Endnote

    Audience: PG research, PG taught

    Date: Friday 12 April 2024

    Times: 10.00 to 12.00

    Programme: GRADskills

    Key details: EndNote x20 is a sophisticated referencing service, particularly suited for PhD students. It can be used in conjunction with the web-based version EndNote Web.

  1. Data management plans: writing workshop for first year reviews

    Audience: PG research

    Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024

    Times: 09.30 to 11.30

    Key details: Live in-classroom session. This workshop provides a devoted study space and in-person support for writing the mandatory first-year review data management plans.