Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

Pedagogical Research and 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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Specific learning difficulties: their impact in HE (15th May)

This GRADskills workshop is open to all teaching staff, and will primarily focus on dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia/DCD, dyscalculia and ADHD, beginning with an outline of the typical characteristics associated with each condition to help you understand and recognise the presenting … Continue reading

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Student Mental Health Toolkit Workshop for all staff (18th May)

This interactive workshop is open to all teaching staff (including PGR teachers) and professional staff that interact with students (eg School secretaries).  It takes elements from the Scottish Mental Health First Aid training, and other mental health information, and puts … Continue reading

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Specific learning difficulties: their impact in HE (15th May)

This GRADskills workshop is open to all teaching staff, and will primarily focus on dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia/DCD, dyscalculia and ADHD, beginning with an outline of the typical characteristics associated with each condition to help you understand and recognise the presenting … Continue reading

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Researching and interpreting material culture (12th November)

New this year! Postgraduates (taught and research) from all disciplines are invited to discover and learn how to use the fascinating range of research material available in the Museum Collections.  Request a place: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/pdms/?CourseID=5666 The course will cover research methods, … Continue reading

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Ethics committee applications workshop (9th November)

Important for any doctoral student who will be working with humans in any way (eg conducting interviews, surveys or observations). You must get ethical approval *before* you start your research!  Find out how to address all of the many issues … Continue reading

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Spectacular information and visualising data (30th October)

We have a few places left on this GRADskills workshop, so we have opened it to taught postgraduates and staff as well.  In this workshop you will explore a number of digital tools that allow you to build engaging graphics … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship for Arts/Humanities PhDs (application deadline 12th November)

A Creative Enlightenment, Festivals: Rural and Urban (8-9 December 2015, St Andrews / 26-27 January 2016, Edinburgh) A Creative Enlightenment is a FREE residential programme which brings together Arts & Humanities doctoral researchers from across Scotland to think creatively about … Continue reading

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Regression and curve fitting using R (2nd & 3rd November)

We have a few places left on this GRADskills workshop (for PGRs and staff), which provides fundamental information for subsequent statistics workshops in the series.  Please note that this workshop takes two full days.  Request a place: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/pdms/?CourseID=5427 This is … Continue reading

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Rapid reading for academic success (5th or 6th November)

This extremely popular workshop will help your reading become more efficient (in terms of speed and retention), strategic (in terms of appropriately targeted) and critical – essential skills all when reading extensively for your thesis or dissertation. Taught and research … Continue reading

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