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Upcoming events calendar

Find below information about upcoming events, shared by our community of Institutions and Managers of Researchers, as well as directly by Prosper.

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  • 17 Sep '24
    Prosper: Thriving in research: growing agility and resilience
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    Postdocs

    Overview

    Join Prosper to delve into this practical session on how to thrive in your research career with Natacha Wilson.

    This session will cover how to thrive in your research role, based on principles in applied neuroscience; positive psychology and best practice in research intensive environments.

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  • 22 Oct '24
    Prosper: Welcome to the panic room: managing challenging scenarios - PI Network
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    Managers of researchers

    Overview

    Join us for a session designed specifically to address leadership or management challenges faced by managers of researchers.

    This engaging and interactive workshop aims to provide attendees with a toolbox of practical skills and strategies to manage difficult leadership scenarios and confidently navigate the complexities of research management. As well as offering an opportunity to enhance your leadership capabilities, the format also enables participants to connect with peers across other institutions, building their professional network.

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  • 17 Jul '24
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    Prosper: Portal tour: a quick guide for PIs - PI Network
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    Managers of researchers

    Overview

    Join our 60-minute online workshop designed exclusively for PIs that provides a quick guide to the Prosper Portal and how it can be used to support the career development of your postdoc whilst in their current role and beyond.

    Your institution has committed to researchers having a minimum of 10 days career development a year but not sure what this looks like? Not sure how best to support your postdoc so they are as well placed as possible to drive their career forward be it in academia or beyond? Want tips from fellow PIs/managers of researchers? Resources organised by commonly encountered topics? You’ve come to the right place!

    In this session we’ll give you an overview of what is on offer on the Prosper Portal, including the PI network resources. We’ll go through a variety of different ways you might wish to use it, from light touch signposting through to using it a little more intensively.

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  • 04 Jul '24
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    Prosper Portal made easy: Curated Lists for enhancing your provision
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Join us to discover the benefits of using curated lists on the Prosper portal

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  • 06 Jun '24
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    Prosper: Improve your Wellbeing with Positive Intelligence - PI Network
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    Managers of researchers

    Overview

    Join our 90-minute online workshop designed exclusively for PIs on how to use Positive Intelligence to improve wellbeing. The session will be led by Dr Anne Marie Sowerbutts, University of Manchester.

    Explore the concept of Positive Intelligence and learn how this can be harnessed to improve wellbeing. Positive Intelligence refers to the ability to think positively and constructively to respond to life’s challenges with a good mindset. Practising Positive Intelligence can help you lead a happier and more productive life.

    In this session you will:
    • Learn about how Positive intelligence relates to your perception of how you judge yourself, others and your circumstances.
    • Learn strategies to help you to overcome your own assumptions in those three areas
    • Improve overall wellbeing

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  • 24 May '24
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    Postdoc skills: how to use them in and beyond academia
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    Postdocs

    Overview

    A panel session with former postdocs discussing how skills gained and grown as PGRs & postdocs are used in and beyond academia. Session chaired by Prosper and Research-careers.org, part of University of Liverpool Making an Impact 2024.

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  • 01 May '24
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    Prosper Portal made easy: a walk through the Portal
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Join us to discover the Prosper portal, try it out for yourself with time for questions.

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  • 18 Apr '24
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    Strategic Academic Leadership by Thrive - Prosper PI Network
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    Managers of researchers

    Overview

    A session for PIs and Managers of researchers seeking innovative strategies for leadership evolution.

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  • 29 Feb '24
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    Developing Resilience - Prosper PI Network
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    Managers of researchers

    Overview

    A session for PIs and Managers of researchers to enhance resilience within themselves and the dedicated research staff they lead.

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  • 07 Feb '24
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    Prosper PI Network: cross-institution meeting
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Are you keen to get involved in the Prosper PI Network? Want to run a workshop for Managers of Researchers and PIs? Join us to discover more

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  • 30 Jan '24
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    Prosper Portal made easy: the Learning & Development resources and you
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Join us to discover how to use the Learning & Development resources from the Prosper portal in your own practice

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  • 23 Jan '24
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    Prosper PI Network: cross-institution meeting
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Are you keen to get involved in the Prosper PI Network? Want to run a workshop for Managers of Researchers and PIs? Join us to discover more

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  • 18 Oct '23
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    Prosper portal: Live demonstration and Q&A
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Join us to discover the new Prosper portal, try it out for yourself with time for questions.
    As staff focussed on delivering (or signposting) postdocs career development you may have heard of Prosper but not yet had time to explore the recently launched Prosper portal. This virtual session is here to address that.
    This virtual session will provide a tour of the new portal and its features, give you time to explore the site yourself and ask any questions or queries.
    During this session you will:
    • Learn what features and resources are available in the Prosper portal.
    • Discover the portal for yourself.
    • Have time to ask questions .

    Benefits of attending
    • Learn practical tips for how get the most out of the Prosper portal.
    • Quickly gain an understanding of what’s on offer.
    • Meet the Prosper team to ask any questions.

    Format of the session
    This session will be held on Zoom and will be led by the Prosper team.

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  • 06 Sep '23
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    Experience the Prosper portal: Modifiable postdoc career development (Part of #VitaeCon2023)
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    Researcher developers / Professional support staff

    Overview

    Prosper’s approach to career development, that unlocks postdocs potential to thrive in multiple career pathways, is rolling out across the UK. A new Prosper website has launched, containing all the resources and know-how we’ve tested and co-created for postdoc career development. In this session we’ll give you a whistle-stop overview of Prosper, take you through what’s on offer in the website and give you time to explore it for yourselves as part of the session, wrapping up with a Q&A.

    What you will gain from attending this session:
    – Overview of Prospers career development for postdocs
    – Guided tour of the Prosper websites resources and functionality, for each user group
    – Try out the website for yourself
    – Ask questions and share feedback live

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