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This session explores the relationship between your research and the literature, covers the key principles of organising and critiquing published work, and will help you structure your writing about others' work.
Learn the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing, using clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.
Gain insights from a former journal editor who knows scientific journals from many angles, and learn how to choose a journal and then write and structure your paper and get it through peer review.
This course is for PhD students and early career researchers in the health sciences who are seeking guidance and experience in preparing papers for publication in English in respected journals.
This workshop will provide a clear step-by-step structure that you can use again and again to give high quality presentations. For doctoral researchers in the health sciences.
Could you explain your doctoral thesis to an audience in just three minutes? The King’s College London Three Minute Thesis competition is open to all doctoral researchers at King’s.
A comprehensive and engaging introduction to all aspects of the media, including ‘how journalists source stories’ and ‘using social media to become media aware’.
Learn about the power and effectiveness of social media as a researcher and develop your own tailored approach and manageable long-term social media strategy.
Get a journalist’s take on how to compose a press release with genuine impact. From headlines and embargoes to notes to editors, you’ll learn about every aspect of the press release and distribution.
A complete guide on how to get onto a journalists’ radar, and the benefits of building a strong network of print and broadcast journalists as your research careers progresses. In this entertaining and interactive session we’ll draw on observations from a range of producers and editors and give you space to build a personalised strategy for developing a media network.
The use of effective graphic design and the inclusion of well-designed and executed scientific figures can significantly improve your ability to communicate your work to peers and a wider audience. However, learning to use advanced graphic design and photo editing software without support can be challenging and off-putting.
All of the courses listed below form part of the Visual Communication Pathway for PGRs in the Health Faculties.
A short theory session for doctoral researchers and research staff in the health sciences who want to learn how to create better figures for use in their work.
A short practical course for doctoral researchers and research staff in the health sciences who want to learn how to create better illustrated figures for use in their work.
Apply the basics of good graphic design when creating figures, presentations and posters in MS PowerPoint software. You will be provided with example posters and figures that you can then edit to improve their visual communication, with guidance and advice from the course trainer.
For doctoral researchers in the health sciences wishing to prepare and present figures containing image data in papers, grant applications, seminars, posters and theses.
"This has been one of the most useful workshops I have attended during my PhD."
For doctoral researchers in the health sciences wishing to prepare and present diagrams, schematics, figures and data in papers, grant applications, seminars, posters and theses.