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Introduction to English Academic Writing - Part 2

CCETR2AY

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop
Date: 13-02-2020 | 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.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Academic Publishing

CCETRP6Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 19-02-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Write clearly and effectively for purposes of publication - Understand the publication process for books and journals - Contribute to promoting the public understanding of one's research field.

Research Development Framework: A3|B3|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to Reference Management

SCI3RE7Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: 05-02-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Understanding of the function and use of bibliographic software to create references. 2. Critical engagement with the tools needed to effectively manage your research. 3. Research management.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

How to be more effective in communicating your science - oral presentations

SCI6RA8Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To highlight the importance of your audience when planning any type of presentation 2. To recognise the importance of putting your research in context and engaging your audience 3. To recognise how an audience interacts with visual material during oral presentations and how to use this knowledge to create great visual material and present it effectively 4. To explore ways in which you can engage your audience through your performance

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Referencing Without Tears

HUMPR027

Date: 14-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 13-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims:Understanding of the function and use of bibliographic software to create references; Critical engagement with the tools needed to effectively manage your research; Research management; Develop 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 understanding of UEA Policy on plagiarism and collusion.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Freedom of Information Act

CCETRIFY

Date: 14-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer
Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Pilot and feasibility studies

FMH6RC3Y

Date: 14-11-2019 | 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 definitions and roles of pilot and feasibility studies in health-related research - Discuss planning and publication of a pilot or feasibility study

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

Making figures in R

SCI5RG1Y

Date: 15-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To teach how to produce publication ready figures using R. 2. To compare and contrast the use of base and ggplot2 packages for producing figures in R. 3. To demonstrate how best plot and display the results of different statistical models.

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

Sharing Your Research with non-Academic Audiences

HUMER015

Date: 15-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley
Date: 23-04-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register and Session delivery.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Greater understanding of Outreach and its importance in the HE sector; Enhanced understanding of how to communicate academic concepts to audiences of all ages and abilities; Enhanced teaching skills; Ability to work independently and collaboratively to develop teaching materials.

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

Presenting Your Research

SCI3RA3Y

Date: 18-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
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Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
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Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: 1. Attendance register. 2. Presenting at the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

An appreciation of how an audience views your presentation style and supporting visual aids, including areas of strengths and possible areas for improvement.

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher