Shut up and work: for early career researchers

This day will enable you to work on your own writing, planning or literature discovery in a quiet but supportive environment. There will be time to set targets at the beginning of the day and there will be regular planned breaks to enable you to network with colleagues or take a walk. Bring your own lunch, or pop down to the Library Café.

Workshop dates

Shut up and work will be held on the following dates.  Please click the link on your preferred date to book your place via SuperSaas - you will need to register for a password if you are using this for the first time.

Online course

The University Graduate School (UGS) offers online Shut up and work groups for PGRs, that take place on MS Teams on a Tuesday afternoon every week plus other online opportunities. Find out more at Shut up and work (UGS).


Our workshops and online courses are designed to be inclusive, catering for a wide range of disabilities. We provide accessible documents and a live transcript for online workshops as standard. Accessing the Main Library Training Room in person.

Please contact if you have any additional support requirements, and we will be happy to provide assistance.


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