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Computational and Systems Biology - BBSRC DTP students only

SCI5RA8Y

Date: 05-02-2016 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader:

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Focus Groups

CCETRWXY

Date: 12-12-2016 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendee's knowledge of focus groups as a means of data collection - To improve attendees' skills in planning and organisation of focus groups - To consider the skills and knowledge required to moderate/facilitate an effective focus group session - To learn how other PGR students have incorporated focus groups within their own research

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Using information skills at UEA

FMH2RA6Y

Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader:
Date: 09-01-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. William Jones
Date: 10-04-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader:
Date: 04-07-2017 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader:

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To gain skills and understanding to search, retrieve and organise information from a range of Library and web resources for medicine and health sciences at UEA.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B2|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

So You Want to be a Demonstrator

SCI9RD5Y

Date: 13-09-2017 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 10-10-2017 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 30-10-2017 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 08-01-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explore what the academic in charge of the teaching expects from a demonstrator. 2.To explore the responsibilities of a demonstrator. 3.To raise awareness of health and safety issues relating to laboratory practical classes. 4.To highlight good practice. 5.To indicate ways that you can support students in learning. 6.To prepare you for your role as a demonstrator. 7.To increase your confidence in working as a demonstrator.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Preparing for Probation Review

FMH1RA7Y

Date: 19-09-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Penny Powell
Date: 31-01-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Penny Powell

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To clarify the timing, processes, requirements and possible outcomes of probation assessment - To discuss methods for effective report writing - To convey the importance of planning and prioritising

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B2|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

Grant application writing and sources of funding

FMH4RC8Y

Date: 20-09-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jean Craig

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To further develop an understanding of key components of grant applications and to gain insights into what the funders are looking for when they read through grant applications. The session will entail a critical appraisal of a draft application - To be aware of the role of the RDS, so that you can feel confident to access their support in developing your grant application, where appropriate.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Supervising project students

SCI1RB8Y

Date: 26-09-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Maria O'Connell

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To raise awareness of the needs of the project student. 2. To identify the elements of good supervision. 3. To show how to supervise effectively whilst progressing your own research. 4. To indicate the benefits of supervising project students..

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C1|C2|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Induction)

HUMRR003

Date: 29-09-2017 | Time:
Session Leader:
Date: 05-01-2018 | Time:
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Date: 06-04-2018 | Time:
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Date: 02-07-2018 | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register and completion of on-line training modules


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. To gain an understanding of how research in the humanities is supported at UEA and what students are expected to achieve. 2. To gain an understanding of how students develop as researchers. 3. To be aware of the facilities available at UEA for support.

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|B3|C1
Stage of Research: (None)

PPD Overview (Intro for new students)

CCETR0AY

Date: 02-10-2017 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 08-01-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students understand the importance of training in the context of a PhD - To help students understand the expectations for training at UEA - To enable students to identify training of importance to their own needs - To help students understand the research credit system at UEA and to enable them to claim credits effectively - To introduce students to the UEA Careers Service and to their dedicated PGR Careers Advisor.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Induction to the Faculty of Science (SCI PGR students only)

SCI1RA1Y

Date: 02-10-2017 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To gain an understanding of the processes and procedures of undertaking higher education. To be able to investigate ways of working effectively with your supervisor.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

SSF Induction Event

CCETR00Y

Date: 02-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 08-01-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Yann Lebeau

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To orient new students relative to the PhD process and to highlight important steps/timelines in their first 12 - 18 months of study - To consider the process of PhD supervision and to ascertain the students' expectations in relation to that process

Research Development Framework: C1|C2|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

FMH PGR INDUCTION

FMHTR22Y

Date: 02-10-2017 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 08-01-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 09-01-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 09-04-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 10-04-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-07-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 04-07-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To provide a comprehensive induction for new PGR students

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|B3|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Research Ethics

CCETR08Y

Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 09-01-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To make you think about ethical issues relative to your own research project - To introduce the concept of ethics, the UEA Research Ethics Policy and your responsibilities/obligations relative to the latter - To help you think and operate as an ethical researcher - To highlight five important ethical issues for consideration: Informed Consent: Deception; Debriefing; Confidentiality/Anonymity; and Protection from Harm - To highlight a range of ethical issues across the life cycle of a research project

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 1

HUMTR002

Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Carlos De Pablos-Ortega

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance and participation at all sessions


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Basic understanding of theories and approaches to learning and pedagogy 2. Basic understanding of teaching approaches and strategies 3. Basic understanding of student approaches to learning 4. Awareness of Student Services support networks 5. Basic understanding of what makes an effective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level

Research Development Framework: B3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Project Managing the PhD Process

CCETR09Y

Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Yann Lebeau
Date: 09-01-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Yann Lebeau

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Gain an understanding of the nature of the PhD in the UK - Be able to appreciate the importance of planning and goal setting - Effective planning and realistic goal setting - Managing your time to facilitate the timely completion of your PhD.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B2|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Getting started as a researcher

SCI1RB9Y

Date: 03-10-2017 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 09-01-2018 | Time: 0:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 10-04-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells
Date: 04-07-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Susan Jickells

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Develop an understanding of the responsibilities of being a researcher and ensuring that you work with integrity. 2. To raise awareness of what your supervisor is expecting from you and strategies that you can employ to ensure a good working relationship. 3. To carry out a skills audit and start to develop a training and development plan for Year 1.

Research Development Framework: B1|B3|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to teaching and assessment in higher education

FMH5RC8Y

Date: 06-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop an understanding of the intellectual, organisational and communication skills which are currently needed for teaching undergraduates in Higher Education in the UK

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

MATHEMATICS

ECO-R003

Date: 09-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

What Should a Literature Review Do?

CCETR07Y

Date: 09-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 19-01-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 11-10-2017 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 31-01-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Ability to recognise and validate problems. - Original, independent and critical thinking, and the ability to develop theoretical concepts. - Ability to critically analyse and evaluate one's findings and those of others. - Show a broad understanding of the context in which the research takes place. - Write clearly and in a style appropriate to purpose. - Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of audiences.

Research Development Framework: A3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Using SPSS for Statistical Analysis

CCETR24Y

Date: 09-10-2017 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 29-01-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce students to the statistical software package SPSS - To provide students with a basic introduction to issues of data entry, data handling and data analysis in SPSS

Research Development Framework: A1|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Lab demonstrating and seminar teaching in CMP

SCI2RI1Y

Date: 09-10-2017 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Dan Smith

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Understand the responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant (TA) (Associate Tutor) in CMP 2. Understand how to be an effective TA in CMP

Research Development Framework: B3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Applying for Postdoctoral Research Posts in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR038

Date: 10-10-2017 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 01-05-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

* Understanding of the postdoctoral research funding environment * Awareness of ways of keeping up to date with postdoctoral funding opportunities * Awareness of the steps involved in preparing an application for postdoctoral research posts

Research Development Framework: B3|C3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Using Threshold Concepts in Research Practice

HUMHR064

Date: 10-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 22-01-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 16-04-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Gained by: attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1) Develop and understanding of the characteristics of threshold concepts and their role in learning and research communication 2) Ability to construct a conceptual framework for the doctoral thesis,

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

RESEARCH METHODS

ECO-R001

Date: 10-10-2017 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Robert Sugden

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Teaching and marking mathematics (hosted by the School of Mathematics)

SCI5RA2Y

Date: 11-10-2017 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Vanessa Miemietz

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. You should attend and participate in the session.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To develop good skills in teaching and marking mathematics.

Research Development Framework: B1|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research