Researcher Connect workshop

Monday 03 November 2014 - 00:00 to Friday 07 November 2014 - 00:00
Yunnan Provincial Education Department, Yunnan

About

Researcher Connect is a series of short interactive modules for researchers at any stage of their career. It focuses on the development of excellent communication skills using English language in international, multi-cultural contexts. Researcher Connect is specifically designed for academic researchers to develop the professional skills required to better communicate their work.

Altogether seven training workshops will be arranged in four cities in China from 13 October to 3 December in 2014:

13 - 17 October      Nankai University, Tianjin

19 - 21 October      Tianjin University, Tianjin

27 – 31 October     Chongqing University, Chongqing

3 - 7 November       Yunnan Provincial Education Department, Yunnan

19- 21 November    Guangzhou Science and Technology Association, Guangzhou        

24 - 28 November   Guangzhou Science and Technology Association, Guangzhou        

1 – 3 December      Guangzhou Science and Technology Association, Guangzhou

Aims

Researcher Connect has been built on extensive global market research, and successfully run in Europe, North Africa and South Asia. Researcher Connect is specifically designed for academic researchers to develop the professional skills required to better communicate their work, leading to:

  • improved performance in publishing and presenting
  • stronger international and private sector collaborations
  • increased employability

For institutes, this could mean:

  • stronger representation at conferences
  • increased publication rates
  • higher quality funding applications
  • stronger international reputation and ranking

Contact

For further information please contact the project manager Vanessa Li:

Tel: +86 (0) 20 8510 3070

Email: vanessa.li@britishcouncil.org.cn