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Welcome to the Cambridge ESRC DTP Training Web Pages. Please drop me a line if you have any questions and don't forget that Thursdays during term time is a drop-in day when you can find me in S44, 17 Mill Lane.

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***ESRC DTP Graduate Conference***

Interdisciplinarities: Beyond Boundaries

Date: Thursday 25th October 

Venue: Newnham College

Registration now open


 

NEW! ESRC DTP: Building Your Professional Identity Through Multimedia

A brand new series of workshops starting on Wednesday 6th November 2019

Open to all PhD students across the School of Humanities and Social Science

This module comprises a series of six workshops based around a range of multimedia that will enable participants
to build a professional identity both online and offline. By the end of this module,participants should have an
actionable, usable portfolio.

Week one - What's your story?

Week two - Presenting yourself

Week three - Managing your online presence

Week four - TV and Radio, Part One

Week five - TV and Radio, Part Two

Week six - Video and Photography

Registration now open

 


Cambridge ESRC DTP Training and Engagement Programme 2019-2020

New Training and Engagement Programme for ESRC DTP Students Only

Michaelmas Term
Theme: Communication and Networking

Monday 18th November – 1st years only
Monday 25th November – 2nd years only (3rd years is optional this year but available next year to those away on fieldwork in their 2nd year)

Format: 
10am to 12.30pm – specific training workshop
12.30pm to 1.30pm – Lunch (provided)
1.30pm to 3pm – engagement activity working in Co-Op Teams

Venue: Seminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane

Lent Term
Theme: Leadership and Relationship Management

Monday 16th March – 1st years only
Wednesday 18th March – 2nd year only (3rd years is optional this year but available next year to those away on fieldwork in their 2nd year)

Format: 
10am to 12.30pm – specific training workshop
12.30pm to 1.30pm – Lunch (provided)
1.30pm to 3pm – engagement activity working in Co-Op Teams

Venue: Seminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane

Easter Term
Theme: Impact and Professional Development

Tuesday 9th June – 1st years only
Thursday 11th June – 2nd years only (3rd years is optional this year but available next year to those away on fieldwork in their 2nd year) 

Format: 
10am to 12.30pm – specific training workshop
12.30pm to 1.30pm – Lunch (provided)
1.30pm to 3pm – working in Co-Op Teams

Venue: Seminar Room B, 17 Mill Lane


 

Re-Induction for 2nd years

Please also note that there will also be a re-induction specifically for 2nd years on Tuesday 15th October from 2pm to 4pm (venue to be confirmed).  We hope very much that you will be able to join us then.

 


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Below are other training providers both within and externally to the University

University of Cambridge Training

As a postgraduate student, you are able to join any one of these networks. Many of them provide innovative and creative training sessions that are not provided by departments or other central university networks.

University of Cambridge
Strategic Research Initiatives/ Networks and Interdisciplinary Research Centres

See our fellow DTPs and training they offer

ESRC DTPs across the UK

National Resources

The ESRC funds a range of data and methods services to support research and study.  It provides resources needed to access high quality socio-economic data and to develop research skills. These services are:

NCRM

National Centre for Research Methods (see link to the right of this page for forthcoming training). NCRM aims to drive forward methodological development and innovation through a programme of training and events, increasing the quality and range of approaches used by social scientists.

 UK data service

The UK Data Service: provides access to a collection of over 6,000 high quality socio-economic data sets.  It supports data users and works to improve data management.

 

CLS

The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) manages four British cohort studies: the 1958 National Child Development Study, the 1970 British Cohort Study, Next Steps, and the Millennium Cohort Study.

 

 

closer

CLOSER supports the use of longitudinal research. Key resources include reading lists and summaries of findings, and a search portal to help find out what data has been collected across all nine studies in the CLOSER partnership.

 

Understanding Society

Understanding Society is a major longitudinal survey of around 40,000 UK households. The site contains information on the survey, as well as research articles, reports and policy briefings based on this survey.

 

Administrative Data Reseach Network

The Administrative Data Research Network enables accredited researchers to access securely held de-identified linked administrative data for research that has potential benefit to society.

 

CALLs hub

Census and Administrative data LongitudinaL Studies Hub  enables researchers to access census based longitudinal data selected from census records over time as well as linked material  from other administrative datasets (such as health data).

 

Each service provides support and delivers training, including joint training and can be contacted if you are interested in bespoke training.