Event title:

PGR Skills Development and Social Forum - 8th December 2017

Event details

Friday, December 8, 2017
10:00 - 13:00
Dennison Centre-CR
Workshop size:

Event description


Session Topic

10am– 10.30am

1. Refreshments & Socialising

Dennison Centre, Conference Room

10.30am- 11.20am





2. Research Update and Question Time with the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Enterprise and Marketing. 

PVC David Richards - PVC Richard’s University of Hull Profile.

PVC Richards will talk about:

  • Celebrating Research at The University of Hull.
  • Our Research Strengths and the Future.  
  • How PGRs contribute to our research.
  • Open Forum with Students. Come with your own questions.
  • PVC Richards will take Questions throughout the whole of his session.

Dennison Centre, Conference Room

11.20am – 11.30am

Short Comfort Break





3. Your views on The Modern Researcher Module/s and The Postgraduate Training Scheme.

Dr Janine Hatter, Postgraduate Training Scheme Manager, Academia Edu Profile.

The Graduate School is currently having to revise the modules and the scheme.  Janine would like to talk through some of the proposals and constraints and very much wants to gather input from students across on all years of their PhD.

Dennison Centre, Conference Room


12.30 -1.00pm



4. Staying Positive and Keeping Well

With Gemma Tighe - Student Experience Officer, 

Learn about the role of the Student Engagement Officer, the various support services on campus and how to access them, plus a short session on active meditation, which provides you with the skills to de-stress and take the mind elsewhere allowing you to come back to your research refreshed and recharged.

Dennison Centre, Conference Room



If you have any queries in the first instance please contact Jackie McAndrew - jackie.mcandrew@hull.ac.uk


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