Researcher Connect project

British Council Ukraine is launchinganew project «Researcher Connect» to support the professional development of early career  researchers.

Researcher Connect offers a series of modules that focus on the development of communication skills for international and multicultural contexts. It provides participants with the insights, understanding and tools to communicate effectively, whatever the situation or context. It also helps to develop critical thinking, reflective and critiquing skills.

Researcher Connect modules are delivered as three full day workshops by experienced and quality-assured trainers.

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Workshop 1 with focus on international collaborative research (22-24 October 2015)

Day 1 Know Your Audience (ensuring effective targeted communication);  Abstracts (essential structural elements of abstracts for different audiences and needs)
Day 2 Persuasive Proposals (writing clear, concise and winning proposals)
Day 3 Academic Collaboration (thinking and working globally)

Workshop 2 with focus on core academic skills (26-28 October 2015)

Day 1 Know Your Audience (ensuring effective targeted communication);  Abstracts (essential structural elements of abstracts for different audiences and needs)
Day 2 Persuasive Proposals (writing clear, concise and winning proposals)
Day 3 Presenting with Impact (step-by-step developing, delivering and critiquing presentation)

Eligibility criteria for the project participants:

  1. Early career researchers up to 35 years of age
  2. English language competence level B-2 or above which can be confirmed by a valid international certificate (IELTS/Cambridge/TOEFL), or otherwise tested by the British Council
  3. A research position at a research institute, university or other state or non-state scientific organization
  4. International experience (over the past 5 years in research projects, scientific publications, international connections)

Successful applicants will be required to provide a recommendation letter by their scientific supervisors confirming their availability to participate in a 3-day training workshop.

You can download application form hereDeadline: 20 September 2015. Please send application to  viktor.kyrylenko@britishcouncil.org.ua.

http://www.britishcouncil.org.ua/en/research-connect