11 Jul 2018 9:30am - 1:30pm S3, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site


This workshop is open only to those who have applied to attend.

This is the third and final  in a series of three workshops as part of the ‘Being a Research Leader’ programme taking place May- July 2018. Great leadership makes things happen in ways that are truly generative and sustaining. The CRASSH ‘Being a Research Leader’ programme will help you build the knowledge and qualities that make such leadership credible and possible. Intellectual bravery and bravura are givens.


Dr Alison Wood, Mellon/Newton Research fellow at CRASSH
Dr Rachel Holmes, Research Associate, Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England, CRASSH


 Dr Mary Beth Benbenek: Researcher Developer (Post-docs), University of Cambridge. Mary Beth works closely with postdoctoral researchers and designs and delivers courses on academic and educational leadership with a particular focus on teaching and learning in higher education. Mary Beth is a tutor on the Teaching Associates' Programme run by the University’s Centre for Teaching and Learning. She holds a PhD in history and, before joining the RDP team, taught at American international universities in London and in Italy.

Hannah Clements: Researcher Developer (Post-docs), University of Cambridge. Hannah specialises in the design and delivery of a range of skill-development courses for postdoctoral researchers and research staff, focusing specifically on leadership, coaching and mentorship. Hannah's background is in career development and, before joining the RDP team, she worked in a number of London universities establishing and managing mentorship programmes, and teaching on careers education and guidance courses. She gained Senior Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy in 2015.

Other workshops in this series

Tuesday 22 May 10am to 4.00pm
Knowing the Landscape: Workshop 1

Tuesday 5 June 9.30am to 1.30pm
Knowing Yourself: Workshop 2


Handling Conflict

Difficult Conversations

The Thinking Environment

Integrating a coaching style into leadership and teamwork: peer coaching, personal development

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