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Bridging the gap from research to practice - Programme

Bridging the gap from research to practice

 Programme to Support Leadership Skills
and Career Management

Thursday 20th June, Institute of Criminology

11.30am – Welcome from Alison Harvey (Training Manager, ESRC DTP); Konstantina Stamati (Cambridge Social Science Partnership Manager); Frances Meeghan (Careers Service); Steve Joy (Researcher Development Programme)

12.30pm – Lunch for the participants and the speakers

1.30pm – 4.30pm – Group work with Advanced-HE (there will be a tea/coffee break)

Session 1 - Identity and Purpose: In this session participants will discover their strengths and how to work from them. They will explore their identity and their ability to self-determinate their future. They will explore imposter syndrome and how it relates to their confidence levels. Participants will come away with their values identified and a purpose for their career.

 

Thursday 27th June, Institute of Criminology

11.30am – Speakers will be from the academic community:

Christine Oughton, Professor of Management Economics, SOAS, University of London
Loraine Gelsthorpe, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Cambridge

12.30pm – Lunch for the participants and the speakers

1.30pm – 4.30pm – Group work with Advanced-HE (there will be a tea/coffee break)

Session 2 - Networking with Precision and Purpose: This session will identify why networking is crucial to career success, how to strategically develop your network, and how to cultivate and leverage a diverse network. Participants will explore how to cultivate experiences that enhance their network and attract opportunities, including specifically how to secure Board opportunities for career success and the value and impact of having a mentor

 

Thursday 4th July, David Attenborough Building

11.30am – Speakers will be from the non-academic community

Dr Jonathan Saunders, Deputy Lead for police super-complaints at HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)

Dr Jeremy Hill, Head of Research, British Museum

Dr Lucy Rhymer, Senior Commissioning Editor, Asian History and Politics, Cambridge University Press

12.30pm – Lunch for the participants and the speakers

1.30pm – 4.30pm – Group work with Advanced-HE (there will be a tea/coffee break)

Session 3 - Brand You: In this session participants will understand the importance of their portable personal brand and will be guided to define their own personal brand statement. Participants will consider their gravitas in terms of body language, voice and presence and be introduced to strategies to improve their ability to be heard and influence.

 

Thursday 11th July, David Attenborough Building

11.30am – Speaker: Dr Stephen Jolly, Director of the Saatchi Institute, a private think-tank headquartered in London, and as a director in M&C Saatchi's global behavioural change practice.

12.30pm – Lunch for the participants and the speakers

1.30pm – 4.30pm – Group work with Advanced-HE (there will be a tea/coffee break)

Session 4 - Navigating the workplace: As a result of this session participants will have a better understanding of the realities of working within an existing organisational system and recognise how to maximise their opportunities for influence, while remaining authentic and true to themselves. They will be able to identify what power is, map power in their institution and how this know can help them influence. The session will conclude with a consideration of an action learning approach and how this can benefit participants.