David Singeisen


18th March 2011:

The Liberal Party in Britain: Past and Present

One day conference on the Liberal Party at the University of Poitiers, France. Presented a paper on the Liberal Party, the Army and Armaments, 1900-1914.

9th March 2011:

Political History Network

Attended the first meeting of the Political History Network (at Reading University). Presented paper entitled: The Stiff Conservative? George V and the Labour Party, 1924-1931

12th November 2010:

Teaching as a Postgraduate Researcher

A 1 day workshop looking at the latest practices, theories and major issues surrounding teaching as a postgraduate researcher - along with some small group teaching exercises.

8th December 2009:

British Library National Postgraduate Training Day

A day of talks, workshops and discussions, designed to introduce us not only to what was available at the British Library but also to specific issues regarding our subject research.

Professional development

20th October 2010:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Stage 2

A six-week programme of sessions, looking in more depth at a range of dimensions of learning, teaching, student support, assessment and evaluation.

28th September 2010:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Stage 1

A day-long professional development course put on by the University's Education Enhancement department.

Graduate School Skills Workshops

17th January 2011:

Have I got News for You: Online Access to full text Newspapers

A introductory session to several online newspaper archives.

21st June 2010:

Managing your Career: Improving your interview technique

 A workshop on writing and presenting CVs.

10th March 2010:

Avoiding PhD pitfalls: Understanding plagiarism and academic misconduct

A workshop investigating the issues that postgraduate students face with respect to plagiarism and unfair practice and solutions to these problems.

26th February 2010:

Tackling a PhD LIterature Review

Explored the practicalities of searching for literature, judging quality and relevance, organised reading, note taking and record management.

16th November 2009:

SmartStart: A PhD Introduction

A workshop covering basics such as project managing and being aware of practical issues relating to the thesis.