University of Leeds

LEAP Researcher Training Hub



The final stages of your research and thesis presentation

22nd June 2017, 9.30am12.30pm

For PGRs towards the end of their PhD. The aim of this session is to support researchers in managing and completing the final stages of their research degree in an efficient and timely manner.

May 2017


Preparing for your doctoral viva

6th June 2017, 10.00am12.30pm

For PGRs preparing for their doctoral viva. The aim of the workshop is to allow participants to understand what is required in the Viva Voce and how they can maximize the effectiveness of their preparation.
Coffee at ESSL conference

Professionalisation : Networking

20th June 2017, 2.00pm4.00pm

PhD students are invited to join this workshop to develop their skills in building their network of useful contacts

Working effectively with your supervisor

21st June 2017, 9.30am12.30pm

For PGRs in the early stages of their PhD. This workshop will help you to manage your research student/supervisor relationship most effectively.

Professionalisation: summarising your work for an audience

26th June 2017, 2.00pm4.00pm

Academics are increasingly asked to summarise their research to a large variety of audiences. In this session, aimed at PhD students, we will look at ways to summarise research for different groups.

Ethics and Ethical Review

28th June 2017, 10.00am12.00pm

Suitable for academic staff and students wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding of compliance with the University requirements for ethical approval.