PGCert Events List
Events that can be considered for inclusion in your PG Cert are listed below.
|Date & Location||Title of Event||Details||Contact for more details|
|Ongoing||Datatree online course||
A free online course with all you need to know for research data management, along with ways to engage and share data with business, policymakers, media and the wider public. The self-paced course will take 15 to 20 hours to complete in eight structured modules. The course is packed with video, quizzes and real-life examples of data management, along with plenty of additional background information. CPD certified - An electronic certificate is provided for completion of each module. The course is for any scientist, whether you look after your own data or are guided by an organisation. The course is especially aimed at PhD students and early career researchers but is for anyone who wants to get the right data habits now, including thinking of end-users of your data.
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|Dates in Feb, March & April 2019||SAIC Aquaculture Innovation & Industry Engagement Programme||
For those of you who have PhD projects with an aquaculture leaning, you may be interested in a place on the SAIC Aquaculture Innovation and Industry Engagement Programme. There are a limited number of free places for MASTS students, but it is a competitive process. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 25/1/19.
|Download programme details and an application form here|
Starts 25/3/19 for 4 weeks
||Logical and Critical Thinking - free online course||
Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking. This course is open to anyone with an interest in improving their logical and critical thinking skills. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
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2-4 Oct 2019
Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow
|MASTS Annual Science Meeting||Check back soon for more detail of the 2018 programme or visit http://www.masts.ac.uk/annual-science-meeting/||Emma Defew for more details|
13-15 March 2018
|MASTS Graduate School Annual Retreat||The goal of the retreat is to bring together the geographically dispersed MASTS postgraduate population and to create a tight-knit student community, while providing useful and informative training sessions and seminars. Further details of the 2020 programme coming soon!||Emma Defew for more details|
- MASTS Grad School Retreat. See Programme here.
- Writing retreat (19-23 Nov 2018)
- MASTS-SNH Marine Policy Seminar(14 Nov 2018). Click on the titles to download the powerpoint presentations from this event. •Introduction to Scottish Natural Heritage (Carol Hume) •Mobilising marine benthic survey datasets - The Sound of Barra (Rona Sinclair) •Marine Protected Areas – A walk through the site selection process (Sam Black) •Scottish Entanglement Alliance (SEA) – Stakeholder engagement to reduce animal entanglement in fishing gears (Dr Kirstie Dearing) •Overview of SNH marine & coastal placement opportunities available for Masters/PhD students (Carol Hume)
- Embrace your inner marine planner (14 Nov 2018)
- MASTS Annual Science Meeting (31 Oct - 2 Nov 2018)
- Time series models for ecologists(1-5 October 2018)
- ECR Workshops: Vegan package in R and Leadership Skills in academia(20th Sept 2018)
- Whalefish Professional Development Course - Marine Research Techniques & Conservation (Millport 10-12 August 2018)
- Blueprint: The Future of Our Seas. Opportunity for public engagement training and practice (Oban, 30/31 July 2018)
- Advanced Course - Living Oceans and Climate Change(7-13 July 2018, Portugal)
- Communicating with the media and public, as part of the NERC Data Tree data management training course(21 June 2018, Edinburgh)
- MASTS Grad School Retreat (14-16 March 2018)
- SAGES Grad School Retreat (29/30 Nov 2017)
- MASTS-SNH Marine Policy & Advice Seminar for Graduate Students (22 Nov 2017)
- MEDIN guidelines and standards workshop (15/16 Nov 2017)
- Understanding science policy in Scotland (9 Nov 2017)
- MASTS Marine Renewable Energy & Marine Planning & Governance Forums Writing Retreat (5-10 Nov 2017)