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July 2020

Supervisor Forum: Let’s talk about Supervisor Wellbeing…

July 1 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

Our third scheduled Supervisor Forum of 2020 focuses on the wellbeing of PGR supervisors. We’ll be specifically focusing on three themes: Self-care strategies for stressed out supervisors Having courageous conversations Negotiating and navigating boundaries when supporting the wellbeing of your PGR students The session is hosted by Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (PhD, SFHEA), Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Sheffield Hallam University, with experience in Student/Supervisor Wellbeing and Teaching/Learning Quality at Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) and supported…

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Athena Swan Lecture – Girls wear pink and boys wear blue: exploring the relationship between society stereotypes and the gender gap in science

July 7 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

"Girls wear pink and boys wear blue: exploring the relationship between society stereotypes and the gender gap in science" An Athena SWAN lecture by Dr Márjory da Costa-Abreu (Sheffield Hallam University, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science for Games & AI) Have you ever heard that there is not such a thing as gender gap?  Do you believe that girls are more likely to seek 'caring careers' and boys are more likely to seek 'engineering careers' because of a 'natural disposition’? …

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PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Information Session for PGR Students – Wednesday 15 July 2020

July 15 @ 14:00 - 15:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors know what help is available to support their wellbeing and feel confident in accessing the appropriate services and resources. We are running two online sessions on 15 July with representatives from different areas with a role in…

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PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Information Session for Supervisors – Wednesday 15 July 2020

July 15 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors know what help is available to support their wellbeing and feel confident in accessing the appropriate services and resources. We are running two online sessions on 15 July with representatives from different areas with a role in…

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Online Workshop for PGR Students on Academic Writing:  Reduce Anxiety

July 27 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

Academic Writing:  Reduce Anxiety Run by Dr Catriona Ryan SFHEA www.scriptorcube.com Overview On completion of this course students will acquire a new skill in academic writing designed to reduce anxiety.  It will be an active writing session.  Students should attend the course with a plan for a Thesis chapter and will leave with the discursive analysis planned down to the last paragraph with some paragraphs written. The session will include Dr Ryan's popular 7 step academic writing methodology for reducing anxiety during the writing process.…

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August 2020

Research Degree Examiner and Independent Chair Workshop

August 3 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

The workshop is intended to be of benefit to a wide range of Sheffield Hallam staff with an interest in, or responsibility for, research degree student examinations. It is likely to be of particular interest to inexperienced research degree examiners and inexperienced independent chairs and staff who are considering putting themselves forward for either or both of these roles. Aims to raise awareness of the University's Research Degree Examination Procedures; to explore the roles of the internal and external examiner…

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Earth(ly) Matters Conference – Day 1

August 7 @ 13:00 - 17:30
Online

The SHU Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference - Earth(ly) Matters is taking place online over three Fridays in August 2020 – 7, 14 & 21 August.  Further information about the conference format and content and the booking link can be found on the Conference website via:  https://shuprssconference.wordpress.com/

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Earth(ly) Matters Conference – Day 2

August 14 @ 13:00 - 17:40
Online

The SHU Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference - Earth(ly) Matters is taking place online over three Fridays in August 2020 – 7, 14 & 21 August.  Further information about the conference format and content and the booking link can be found on the Conference website via:  https://shuprssconference.wordpress.com/

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Earth(ly) Matters Conference – Day 3

August 21 @ 13:00 - 17:45
Online

The SHU Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Conference - Earth(ly) Matters is taking place online over three Fridays in August 2020 – 7, 14 & 21 August.  Further information about the conference format and content and the booking link can be found on the Conference website via:  https://shuprssconference.wordpress.com/

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September 2020

Mental Health of Supervisors:  Part 2 – A Conversation

September 9 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

In this session, led by Márjory Da Costa-Abreu, we will explore in more detail the issues raised in the previous session.  We will discuss, with the examples given by the participants of issues related with 'high productivity demands', 'student supervision challenges', 'family life/work balance', financial issues and uncertainty' and 'discrimination in the workplace'.  Come and join us for this conversation! Book your place via: Booking Link for Supervisor Wellbeing session

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