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Would you like funding to run a postgraduate researcher-led event? If you are a postgraduate researcher at the University and are interested in running a postgraduate researcher-led event, you could be awarded funding of up to £500 to support the activity. The deadline to express your interest is 31st January 2019. You can do this by…
Our Lecture Capture and Media Management Service Mediasite was introduced to the University in 2014 and we now have 260 central teaching spaces with access to lecture capture facilities. Students benefit from being able to review lectures and teaching sessions during exam periods and this is evidenced by the spike in viewing statistics; this year…
Why First Responder training? In 2016, Universities UK (UUK) published the ‘Changing the Culture’ report which examines violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students. The University is involved in a collaborative project involving USV React (Universities Supporting Victims of Violence) and the University of York. The project aims to implement recommendations from…
National Inclusion Week: Everyday inclusion This year’s theme for National Inclusion Week is Everyday Inclusion. The awareness week is organised by Inclusive Employers. At the University of Leeds, the Equality Policy Unit is organising a programme of events to raise awareness of inclusion. About the workshop This free interactive one-hour workshop is open to members…
A PRiSE-winning first year! PRiSE Scheme Leader, Rebecca O’Loughlin shares her thoughts on the first year of the scheme. We have had a busy and successful year, working on the Professional Recognition in Student Education (PRiSE) scheme. The scheme launched in September 2017, following successful accreditation by the Higher Education Academy (now part of Advance…
Refreshed leadership development programmes Senior Staff Development Adviser, Marcus Hill summarises the leadership development programmes in place for the new academic year. We have recently refreshed our leadership development provision and currently offer a range of options. These include: Our new programme Leadership in Practice, which is aimed at more experienced academic and professional mid-level…
Foundations in Teaching (FiT) Programme Leader, Andy Hagyard provides an overview of the one-day workshop. FiT is designed to ensure all postgraduate researchers with a student education role, receive an appropriate level of training and support. It is part of our wider student education provision for staff and postgraduate researchers. Foundations in Teaching: how will I…
What happens when you get a group of people* together, experienced in the delivery of professional development activity for researchers? You challenge them to come up with something better! ‘Dynamic Development’ was the answer in this case. Tony Bromley, a University of Leeds Student Education Fellow, shares this new approach to researcher development. Developing researchers…