Webinar: Supporting doctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds
Duration 0.5 days
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy 

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February. 

The purpose of this online workshop is to contribute towards the development of a guide for research supervisors.  This guide will help research supervisors improve support for and better understand our diverse postgraduate research community.

This session is open to all PGR’s.  We would be particularly keen to hear from any postgraduate researchers who identify as having protected characteristics as defined by the UK’s Equality Act 2010.  

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender Reassignment
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership
  • Pregnancy and Maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or Belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual Orientation
We would also like to include a wider range of characteristics such as neurodiversity and socio-economic background.

You will need to have access to an internet connection to take part in this webinar. 

This session will be delivered using MS Teams. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to access the session.

Booking Conditions 

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded.


Webinar Access Instructions 

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join fifteen minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. You won’t need to use your microphone, any questions can be asked via the chat.  

Make sure that your speakers or headset are plugged in and switched on before you click on the link to open the webinar. Log in by typing your name into the 'guest' box (not 'registered user'). It is not possible to log in with your university username and password -this will not work. 

If you are prompted to update your flash player, or download and install any ‘add-ins’ please do this. If you run into any problems with your speakers or headset go to 'Meeting' >’Audio setup wizard' and follow the steps displayed. 

Webinar link: http://uni-of-nottingham.adobeconnect.com/edimar2020/

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