Imperial independent research fellows and clinicians benefit from a wide range of pop-up workshops, courses and residential programmes offered by the PFDC.  Additionally, a selection of bespoke pop-ups (1-2 h) and workshops (2-4 h), funder showcases (2 h) and tailored writing retreats (1/2 days) are available.   

The programme is continuously evolving with themes to be covered:

  • Persuasive communication (managing/preventing conflict, communicating assertively, holding difficult conversations, negotiating constructively)
  • Active Bystander – challenging poor behaviours at work
  • Wellbeing and managing priorities
  • Mentoring
  • Funder briefings
  • Preparing fellowship applications
  • Assertiveness - including women only sessions
  • Writing retreats