Author Archives: Heather McKiggan-Fee

The writing process: getting started (30th January)

This hands-on GRADskills workshop is of particular relevance in the first half of your PhD. For many researchers, starting to write is one of the most challenging aspects of doing a PhD. How do you know whether you are ready … Continue reading

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Mandatory Workshops for PGRs who Teach (22nd-25th January)

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 two and have not … Continue reading

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Curriculum Design and Assessment Module (deadline 25th January)

This 10-credit, Masters-level module is open to all staff who teach and support student learning, including postgraduate tutors & demonstrators.  We will explore curriculum design (including constructive alignment) and principles of assessment and effective feedback. This is a practice-based, professional … Continue reading

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Thesis Boot Camp – (apply by 10th December)

Drop and give me 20,000… words! This academic year the TBC intensive writing weekend for PhD students will run from 1st to 3rd February 2019.  This is a fantastic opportunity to make significant headway with your thesis writing, in a … Continue reading

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Mandatory Workshops for PGRs who Teach (22nd-25th January)

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 two and have not … Continue reading

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McCall MacBain Teaching Excellence Award (apply by 18th March)

The University of St Andrews is grateful to the McCall MacBain Foundation for enabling us to establish an award scheme to recognise staff that have shown outstanding contributions to teaching.  In order to provide a distinctive complement to our existing university and … Continue reading

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Applied Multivariate Analysis using R (3rd and 4th December)

There are still a few places left on this two-day GRADskills workshop for research postgraduates and academic/research staff.  Please note you must book on both days (lunch is provided).  The aim is provide familiarity and confidence with the statistical analysis of … Continue reading

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Business Engagement – Finding Funding (4th December)

Finding funding for business engagement   It is important to find and build sustainable relationships with business and industry if your aim is to see your research results developed and applied commercially. So how can you promote your research and … Continue reading

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Curriculum Design and Assessment module (ID5102)

This 10-credit, Masters-level module is open to all staff who teach and support student learning, including postgraduate tutors & demonstrators.  We will explore curriculum design (including constructive alignment) and principles of assessment and effective feedback. This is a practice-based, professional … Continue reading

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Advanced GIS techniques with QGIS (27th November)

NEW this year, this intensive one-day GRADskills workshop for research students/staff explores advanced techniques and processes for analysing and interpreting spatial data in QGIS, including 3D visualisation and process automation. The course is most suited to delegates who already have … Continue reading

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