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Sample size and statistical power of a research study

FMH6RC5Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Understand the implications of sample size in quantitative research - Calculate sample size for straightforward study designs - Discuss practical implications of sample size in planning and in evaluating a quantitative study.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to bioinformatics 2 : Working with the command line

SCI2RI3Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To introduce Linux 2. To introduce some useful ways to manipulate data in the command line 3. To introduce basic pipelines

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

Qualitative Interviewing

CCETRW9Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 11-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendee's knowledge of different types of interview - To improve attendees' skills in the development of interview questions and interview schedule design - To consider the skills and knowledge required to conduct an effective and ethical interview - To learn how other PGR students have incorporated different types of interviewing into their PhD studies.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Taking Your Research into Secondary Schools

SCI4RD6Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 1.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Able to design a lesson plan for secondary school pupils at different Key Stages. 2. Be able to break your research down into broad themes and link it to the National Curriculum. 3. Able to gain confidence in science communication through the delivery of a lesson in one of our partner schools.

Research Development Framework: D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Systematic Reviewing

FMH2RE6Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Bunn

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To have a basic understanding of the principles and methods of conducting a systematic literature review in healthcare-related disciplines.

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

An Introduction to NVivo

CCETRD3Y

Date: 05-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 30-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce students to the software package NVivo 10.0 and its basic functions - To improve students' organisation, management and analysis of qualitative data - To offer a practical opportunity to use the relevant software under supervision.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Managing Your PhD

FMH7RB8Y

Date: 05-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Bunn

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop and build on self-knowledge as you steer your project along.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2|C2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to Academic Writing in English (Part 2)

FMH1RA2Y

Date: 09-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop knowledge about English academic writing styles - To improve understanding of and give practice in language skills that are essential for successful English academic writing.

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

Organising Academic Conferences and Meetings

HUMHR018

Date: 09-12-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: Understanding of what makes a good conference and how to achieve success; Sufficient understanding and knowledge to participate in organising a conference or event.

Research Development Framework: B3|C1|C2|C3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Writing the Thesis

SCI3RE1Y

Date: 10-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 02-03-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Improved understanding of the requirements of the thesis. 2.An understanding of what the examiners look for in the thesis and how you can help guide them through the document. 3.Setting a timetable for writing the thesis

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