The Researcher Skills Forum 2023 will take place over two days –
with Monday 20th March online and Monday 27th March in person at Sighthill LRC Floor 5

Monday 20th March – Online

1pm Welcome
1 – 1.50pm Literature searching
ENU Subject Librarians – breakout groups by School.

1.50 – 2.20pm Afternoon tea virtual bingo – Networking session
Dr Sophie Morris, Researcher Developer

2.20 – 2.30pm Break

2.30 – 3.25pm Deceptive publishing
Maria King Subject Librarian, School of Health and Social Care

3.25 – 3.35 Break

3.35 – 4.30pm Developing and curating your digital portfolio
Dr Sam Illingworth, Associate Professor: Learning and Teaching

Monday 27th March – Sighthill LRC5

10.40 – 11am Registration and tea/coffee 

11 – 11.30am Welcome and introduction 
Professor Nick Antonopoulos  
Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice Principal of Research & Innovation  

11.30am – 12pm Data protection for research  
Diana-Leigh Watt 
Information Governance Manager 

12pm – 1.30pm Lunch and Research Café  
Free lunch and fair/cafe with stalls from support services from throughout the University

1.30 – 2pm Communicating your research: my pathway to a TED talk  
Professor Emma Hart   

2pm – 3pm Energy MOT : Go from exhausted to energised 
Dr Sarah Taylor CEO- Thrivewise 

3pm-3.30pm On research culture and how to “make it” as an academic  
Dr Phiona Stanley   
Deputy Head of Research: Research Culture  

3.30pm Networking and close
Tea/coffee and afternoon pastries will be provided.