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ECONOMETRICS

ECO-R002

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Michael Kummer

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 2.5
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Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Real time PCR (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI2RE8Y

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Rose Davidson

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Bioimaging 1 (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RA3Y

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mette Mogensen

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing Part 1

HUMPR048

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

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

Bioimaging 2 (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RA4Y

Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Thomas

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Preparing and Delivering Seminars

CCETRXYZ

Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 21-04-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students/inexperienced teachers prepare and deliver seminars of excellent quality - To consider the mechanics of excellent seminar teaching - To provide some generic example of useful/effective seminar exercises and activities.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 3

HUMTR007

Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Philip Wilson

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 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

Experimental and quasi-experimental research methods

SCI2RB4Y

Date: 16-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Tracey Chapman

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Be able to understand and assess the applicability of particular research methods for particular research approaches.

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

Science Communication and Public Engagement

FMH7RB1Y

Date: 16-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Laura Bowater

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To raise awareness of different formats and options for engaging with the public about science and medicine - To develop understanding of the benefits and risks presented by public engagement activities.

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

Science Communication

SCI9RE6Y

Date: 20-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Stephen Ashworth

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce the area of science communication 2.To reflect on the different types of science communication 3.To reflect on the different audiences for science communication 4.To reflect on the different skills required for science communication.

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

Strategies for Success in Scientific Publishing and Conferences

SCI5RE8Y

Date: 20-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof David Andrews

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Help you to devise a winning strategy for presenting your work. Help prepare you for future roles in refereeing and in conference organisation.

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

Survey design

CCETR10Y

Date: 20-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andreas Stephan

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Design and execute systems for the acquisition and collation of information through the effective use of appropriate resources and equipment - Considering the ethical and other implications of survey design and use - An understanding of relevant research methodologies and techniques and their appropriate application within one's research field.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing Part 2

HUMPR052

Date: 21-01-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

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: Starting your research

POLICY EVALUATION

ECO-R007

Date: 21-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Oana Borcan

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Preparing for the Probationary Review Meeting

SCI2RF4Y

Date: 21-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 24-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 08-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explain the purpose, aims and requirements of Probationary Review so that you are better prepared for the Probation Meeting 2.To explore the purpose of the Probation Report, the requirements of Schools regarding the report and what this means in terms of the content of the report.

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

Preparing and Delivering Lectures

CCETRX8Y

Date: 22-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 28-04-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students/inexperienced teachers prepare and deliver lectures of excellent quality - To consider the mechanics of excellent lecture teaching.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

LaTeX

SCI2RC2Y

Date: 22-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Henryk Haniewicz

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce the fundamental features of LaTeX, useful for creating documents such as theses and presentations. 2.To practice creating a document, which demonstrates a range of these key functions.

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

How to Write a Thesis

FMH3RD1Y

Date: 23-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Improved understanding of what is required to complete a thesis

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

Diagrams and tables

SCI4RA6Y

Date: 23-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Simon Clegg

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
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Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Learning best practice in how to present diagrams and tables. 2.Learn to format diagrams and tables for publication 3.Improving your knowledge of image files and how to manipulate. 4.Learn how to design and create infographics

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

Life in Academia (and how to get there)

SCI3RD8Y

Date: 27-01-2020 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To inform you about how the University works 2. To indicate the main roles and responsibilities of an academic 3. To highlight how an academic can develop a different portfolio of roles around their core academic responsibilities 4. To illustrate academic promotion/career routes. 5. To indicate routes into academia. 6. To show how external factors impact on the life of an academic.

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