Technical Knowledge Workshop

Listed below are all Technical Knowledge Workshops from our current Programme. Technical Knowledge Workshops focus on helping delegates to acquire the knowledge and behaviours required to undertake particular aspects of their role. Workshops include individual and group activities and discussion and are open to between 35 and 45 delegates.

  • 13 Jul 2016

    Supporting Multi-Partner Research Proposals

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Woburn House, London

    In the current funding environment, as research funding becomes concentrated into larger multidisciplinary projects, it is important that research administrators are able to offer support to academic colleagues to guide them through the process of proposal preparation and submission.

    PROP
  • 21 Sep 2016

    Raising the Quality of Research Proposals

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    This workshop will provide information, advice, guidance and examples of good practice by looking at how funders make funding decisions and mechanisms to facilitate internal review and feedback on draft proposals. This workshop is for research managers and administrators who play a key role in helping academics to raise the quality of their research proposals.

    fully booked

    PROP
  • 27 Sep 2016

    From Curation to Reliable Metrics and Research Information Management

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Grand Connaught Rooms, London

    This workshop will take you through everything you need to know about Thomson Reuters research analytics and research information management solutions; how to connect the workflow between data sources, research analytical tools and information management systems across the research life cycle to support research and innovation.

    TRANS
  • 26 Oct 2016

    Supporting Research Proposals

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    A one-day workshop for those who wish to develop their skills and knowledge in supporting academics in the research proposal process. Building on the ARMA Induction Workshop, the sessions will focus on brief information on fEC, preparing a project budget, supporting academics in the writing of proposals, demand management and quality assurance processes, other related issues such as risk management and ethics, submitting proposals and an overview of the peer review process.

    fully booked

    PROP
  • 03 Nov 2016

    Post Award Finance I

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Novotel, Leeds

    This one-day workshop provides an introduction to the technical aspects of post-award administration and is suitable for staff that are new or fairly new to role.

    fully booked

    LIFE
  • 08 Nov 2016

    Delivering Research Management and Administration

    Technical Knowledge Workshop 30 Euston Square, London

    This workshop will help participants to deliver high quality research management and administration to underpin and support excellence in research, including understanding its impact on the organisation as well as how to resource it.

    fully booked

    SERV
  • 15 Nov 2016

    Introduction to Metrics

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    This workshop will provide an introduction to the world of metrics for research & innovation management, including what they are, how they can be used and why they are important. We will look at examples of different types of metrics in subject specific, University and sector contexts, and how these can inform decision making to support high quality research management.

    fully booked

    MI
  • 08 Dec 2016

    Supporting Postgraduate Research

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    This workshop provides an opportunity for staff in central and department Graduate School, or those in departments working with PGR students to update their knowledge and understanding of the current PGR environment.

    fully booked

    PGR
  • 01 Feb 2017

    Financial Planning and Reporting

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Novotel, Leeds

    As Research Council funding becomes more competitive, organisations are continuing to diversify their research funding streams in order to develop a more balanced funding portfolio and to spread risk. This requires research managers to become more involved in planning and forecasting to ensure financial sustainability of the project portfolio over time. This workshop replaces PAF II.

    LIFE
  • 01 Mar 2017

    Introduction to Research Ethics

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    This one day training opportunity will focus on the basic principles and practices of research ethics and is suitable for all involved in research, at any level.

    POL
  • 08 Mar 2017

    Raising the Quality of Research Proposals

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Hilton Grosvenor, Edinburgh

    This workshop will provide information, advice, guidance and examples of good practice by looking at how funders make funding decisions and mechanisms to facilitate internal review and feedback on draft proposals. This workshop is for research managers and administrators who play a key role in helping academics to raise the quality of their research proposals.

    PROP
  • 14 Mar 2017

    Data into Intelligence: Intelligence into Action!

    Technical Knowledge Workshop thestudio, Leeds

    This intermediate-level Elsevier sponsored workshop will focus on how output and citation metrics can be used, alongside peer review, to support decision making and establish a culture of responsible metrics usage.

    SERV MI
  • 22 Mar 2017

    Working with Political Institutions and Public Officials

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Park Inn, York

    Many institutions regularly undertake research and consultancy work for local and central government departments and other agencies and public bodies. However, increasingly they are also seeking to understand more about how these organisations work and how they can work with them to influence research agendas and funding opportunities as well as to raise their institutions’ profile. This can be through activities such as responding to open consultations, working with local enterprise partnerships and providing expertise to support local and central government work.

    PROP
  • 06 Apr 2017

    Research Management across the Research Project Lifecycle

    Technical Knowledge Workshop 30 Euston Square, London

    This is a brand new workshop which is currently under development and will cover areas in relation to research project management, processes, compliance and quality. We plan to look at the broad range of aspects of leading and managing funded research projects, including ethics, finances, outputs, impact and public engagement. It will be an interactive session and will expect people to share ideas of good and 'not so good' practice.

    PROP MI POL PGR LIFE SERV TRANS
  • 05 Dec 2017

    Research Management across the Research Project Lifecycle

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Park Plaza County Hall, London

    This workshop will cover areas in relation to research project management, processes, compliance and quality. We will look at the broad range of aspects of leading and managing funded research projects, including planning, working with partners, finances, ethics, outputs and impact. It will be an interactive session and delegates will be encouraged to share ideas of good and 'not so good' practice.

    open for booking