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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

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

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

Preparing for Your Probationary Review

HUMPR057

Date: 10-12-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 10-03-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Provides an overview of preparation, evidence and document submission. 2. Provides practical guidance and advice in planning time, materials and scheduling your writing.

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

Introduction to bioinformatics 3 : Working with Python

SCI2RI4Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To give practical experience of what the Python platform is, how Python code is written and some of the basic ways it can be employed 2. To introduce power of the Python programming language in handling biological data

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Analysing Qualitative Data

CCETRW2Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 18-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 11-05-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' theoretical knowledge of qualitative research - To improve attendees' practical engagement with qualitative data - To encourage the interpretation, rather than the description or paraphrasing, of qualitative data - To improve the presentation and potential for impact of attendees' qualitative outputs.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

FMH2RF4Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Develop an understanding of standards of good academic practice - Develop an understanding of techniques that can be used to integrate material from other sources into your written work - Develop an understanding of UEA Policy on plagiarism and collusion.

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

Making Citations Count: Understanding and Using Bibliometrics

HUMPR043

Date: 12-12-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 04-05-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Information skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of bibliometrics terminology. 2. Awareness of impact factors, H-index and how they relate to journals and authors in the humanities. 3. Ability to use the databases Scopus and Web of Science to conduct some citation analysis.

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