PGR Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Online Directory PGR Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Online Directory

Date Select the level of precision you're looking for
 

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 2

HUMTR004

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Carlos De Pablos-Ortega

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: basic understanding of theories and approaches to learning and pedagogy; basic understanding of teaching approaches and strategies; basic understanding of student approaches to learning; awareness of Student Support Services support networks; basic understanding of what makes an effective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level.

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Using SCIFinder

SCI5RD4Y

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 10:30 am
Session Leader: Ms. Rachel Henderson

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Extending your knowledge of accessing information for your research.

Research Development Framework: A1
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

Sharing Your Research with non-Academic Audiences

HUMER015

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 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

How to be more effective in communicating your science

SCI6RA8Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
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

Applying for a Grant

CCETRG1Y

Date: 15-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Hussein Kassim

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Ability to recognise and validate problems - Show initiative, work independently and be self-reliant - Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of audiences - Understand the processes for funding and evaluation of research - Justify the principles and methods used in one's own research

Research Development Framework: A2|B2|B3|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

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

Presenting Your Research

SCI3RA3Y

Date: 18-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 17-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
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

Introduction to Academic Writing (Part 1)

SCI2RD2Y

Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
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.

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

Copyright

CCETRE1Y

Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader:
Date: 05-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop an understanding of issues relating to the rights of other researchers.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B3|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Keeping up to date with research - tips from UEA library for sifting through the information avalanche

SCI5RB9Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Rachel Henderson

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A3|B3|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Writing a research statement (Hosted by the School of Mathematical Sciences)

SCI4RB5Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Vanessa Miemietz

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 3
Gained By: Attendance register. Students must attend and participate in the session, as well as writing a research statement.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To develop good mathematical writing skills and aid with career development.

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

Social media for academics

SCI3RD7Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Attending, participating and setting up your own website to promote your research.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Building your professional identity; 2. Networking and engagement; Learning about opportunities to improve your research and career development; 3. Developing an understanding of common social media platforms; 4. Setting up a web presence to promote yourself as a researcher; 5. Effective networking.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|B2|B3|C1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

MICROECONOMICS

ECO-R004

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Le Quement

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Writing and Structuring an Effective Thesis

CCETR33Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 26-02-2020 | 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:

- To help students to understand the typical chapters and chapter structures used in a social science thesis - To consider the main aims of different thesis chapters and their relationship to the whole - To emphasise the importance of a 'golden thread' or 'guiding narrative' within a PhD thesis - To offer students the chance to look at other PhD theses and to show them how to access theses similar to their own

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

Evaluation of behaviour change interventions

FMH8RB7Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Wendy Hardeman

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning outcomes for participants: 1. To mention three types of evaluation and explain how they differ 2. To mention three components of process evaluation and explain how they differ 3. To explain the differences between mediators, moderators and confounders 4. To explain why choice of evaluation design and measures depends on the nature of the intervention.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C2|C3|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher