Programme

Tuesday 13th March 

 

Sessions with the ‘live stream’ link next to them will also be available to watch online.

Time    Location
 10 – 10.45am Learning to love your literature search
Marian Kirton, Information Services Advisor
Merchiston E14
 10.45 – 11.30am One word at a time – how to get writing
Gráinne Barkess, Leader of Researcher Development
 Merchiston E14
 11.30 – 11.45am Break
11.45 – 12.30pm Preparing for REF
Prof Jessie Kennedy, Dean of Research and Innovation
 Merchiston E14 Livestream
 12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch  
 1.30 – 2.15pm Waving not drowning – How to keep afloat in the choppy sea of research
Leah MacGilp, Mental Health Adviser
 Merchiston E14 Livestream
 2.15 – 3pm The state of academic publishing
UPDATE: Session cancelled due to strike action.
 Merchiston E14 Livestream
3 – 3.15pm Break  
 3.15 – 4pm How to market yourself as a researcher
Amanda Proud, Brand and Reputation Manager
Dr Clare Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology
Dr Andrew Wooff, Lecturer in Criminology
 Merchiston E14 Livestream

Wednesday 14th March 2018 

Time    Location
 10-10.45am Learning to love your literature search
–  School of Applied Sciences
Laura Ennis, Information Services Advisor
Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream
 –  School of Health & Social Care
Sheena Moffat, Information Services Advisor
Sighthill LRC 5.E.06 (computing room next door to Horizon Suite) Livestream
 10.45 – 11.30am Research methods
Laura Ennis and Eithne Barry, Information Services
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream
 11.30 – 11.45am Break  
11.45 – 12.30pm How to protect your data in an open research culture
Lindsay Ramage, facilitated by Lyn Gibson
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream
 12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch
Around the World Lunch
Get stamps on your Research Passport and win a prize!
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite)
 1.30 – 2.15pm Panel Discussion: Developing your career – Real life journeys
Professor Alistair Sambell, Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice Chancellor
Professor Ian Singleton, School of Applied Sciences
Dr Liz Aston, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Head of Social Sciences
Dr Imed Romdhani, Associate Professor, School of Computing
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream
 2.15 – 3pm How to get published in The Conversation
Steven Vass, Scotland Editor, The Conversation UK
Dr Peter Barlow, Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection/Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream
 3 – 3.15pm Break  
 3.15 – 4pm Manage yourself, manage your time
Mo Andrew, Employability and Confident Future Consultant
 Sighthill LRC 5 (Horizon Suite) Livestream

Thursday 15th March

Time    
 10 – 10.45am  Learning to love your literature search
– Business School
Keith Walker, Information Services Advisor
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite
10.45 – 11.30am  Funding your Research – Beginning the Journey and Planning Ahead
Janet Taylor, Nina Hakanpaa, Carol Johnstone, Paula Stevenson – External Funding Team, Research and Innovation Office
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite
11.30 – 11.45am Break  
11.45 – 12.30pm Getting Published:
Liaising with Editors/Associate Editors & Responding to Journal Reviewers’ Feedback and Journal Decision Letters
Professor Maura Sheehan, Professor Paul Lynch, Professor Paul Barron
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite
12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch  
1.30 – 2.15pm Engaging with the Scottish Parliament
Dawn Smith, Public Engagement Officer
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite
2.15 – 3pm Business engagement in the research environment
Update: Session cancelled due to staff illness.
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite
3 – 3.15pm Break  
3.15 – 4.45pm Introduction to Mendeley
Michaela Kurschildgen and Virginie Wagenaar, Elsevier
 Craiglockhart Rivers Suite