Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

Standing up for Science Media workshop (Edinburgh, apply by 23rd August)

Sense about Science is holding a Standing up for Science workshop at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 7 September. This FREE full day event is for all STEM and social science early career researchers (PhDs, post-docs or equivalent), trainees, and medical professionals. The workshop … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant and PG Conference Fund (apply by 17 September)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up to £1000 … Continue reading

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Introduction to University Teaching 1: Supporting Student Learning (ID5101)

This is an optional 10-credit, Masters-level module which is open to early career academics and postgraduate teachers.  Participants on this module will be able to consider issues in more depth than is possible in the mandatory workshops to further enhance … Continue reading

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Mandatory courses for PGRs who teach (AY18-19)

The University requires that all PhD students who teach (eg tutoring, lab demonstrating, marking) must complete a formal course of training provided by CAPOD before they begin teaching.  If you are hoping to teach in semester one you will need … Continue reading

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HEA Fellowship Application Workshop (27th August)

This workshop is aimed at anyone who teaches and/or supports student learning in higher education.  We will begin with a brief introduction to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and then provide advice on making an individual route application for … Continue reading

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Innovation Grant & PG Conference Fund (apply by 17th September)

Staff and research postgraduate students are invited to apply for funding to support: Innovative projects to develop transferable skills training resources or activities for research postgraduate students (up to £2000). Conferences organised by and for research postgraduates (up to £1000 … Continue reading

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Standing up for Science media workshop (apply by 23rd August)

Sense about Science is holding their very popular Standing up for Science workshop at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 7 September. This free full day event is for all STEM and social science early career researchers (PhDs, post-docs or equivalent), trainees, and medical professionals.  There … Continue reading

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Introduction to University Teaching 1: Supporting Student Learning (ID5101)

This is an optional 10-credit, Masters-level module which is open to early career academics and postgraduate teachers.  Participants on this module will be able to consider issues in more depth than is possible in the mandatory workshops to further enhance … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Research & Scholarship Conference (4th July)

This conference is being held as a prelude to the launch of the St Andrews Learning and Teaching Initiative (SALTI) in October this year and also to celebrate and disseminate some of the pedagogical research that is currently underway in … Continue reading

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HEA Fellowship Application Workshop (27th August)

This workshop is aimed at anyone who teaches and/or supports student learning in higher education.  We will begin with a brief introduction to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and then provide advice on making an individual route application for … Continue reading

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