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Presentation skills

CCETR16Y

Date: 14-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Increased understanding of skills in presenting in public - Increased awareness and understanding of the language that can be used in presentations to different audiences.

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

Grant and fellowship applications (hosted by BIO)

SCI7RA7Y

Date: 17-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Ian Clark

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

How to Write an Effective Research Proposal

HUMHR015

Date: 20-02-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: Awareness of what makes an effective research proposal; Development of your own proposal.

Research Development Framework: B3|C3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

How to stay calm as a post-graduate researcher

FMH7RB7Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Blowers

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Understand what mental wellbeing is and why it matters - Manage your mental wellbeing and resilience as a research student.

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

Introductory session to ChemDraw

SCI2RD5Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Mcdermott

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To become proficient in the use of the ChemDraw software.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Writing a scientific report e.g. the Probationary Review Report

SCI2RA6Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 23-06-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Raise awareness of the format and content for research reports.

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

Academic Writing in the Sciences

SCI4RA3Y

Date: 26-02-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Increased understanding of the conventions of academic writing in the sciences. 2.How to give and receive constructive criticism on your writing

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B3|C1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Practical Statistics Using SPSS - Day 2 - Statistical significance

FMH9RB7Y

Date: 26-02-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To use SPSS and frequentist statistical foundations to calculate and interpret measures of effect and association between variables, and statistical significance of these estimates.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 4

HUMTR008

Date: 26-02-2020 | 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

Developing your writing for your Thesis

HUMPR044

Date: 27-02-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Improved understanding of the processes involved in completing a thesis. Development of writing skills in English.

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

SPSS Syntax

CCETR29Y

Date: 28-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Jacqueline Collier

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To provide a basic introduction to the usage and functionality of SPSS syntax.

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

Managing the Probationary Review

CCETR23Y

Date: 02-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' understanding of the formal transfer process and its requirements - To provide advice and strategies relative to the written and verbal components of the work required to transfer successfully - To improve attendees' ability to express the purpose, method, originality and importance of their research projects.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Safeguarding Training

FMH1RA4Y

Date: 03-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Bridget Penhale

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Develop an understanding of the responsibilities of researchers working with people and in sensitive areas - Be aware of the safeguarding policies and procedures for research at UEA.

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

Create your own website in a day

SCI3RF6Y

Date: 03-03-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Consider your aims and requirements for a website. 2. Design and publish a simple personal website. 3. Learn techniques to help you customise this website in future.

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

Time Management

FMH4RA4Y

Date: 04-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Identify how you spend your time - Reflect on the key time management challenges you face - Consider tools and strategies that can help you to plan and prioritise your work, maintain progress and achieve work-life balance.

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

Managing Supervisory Relationships

FMH4RC6Y

Date: 06-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To consider effective communication styles - Develop strategies for giving and receiving feedback - Understand goal setting.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|C1|C2
Stage of Research: (None)

Project Management: Case Studies from Principal Investigators

FMH2RB1Y

Date: 09-03-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Christina Jerosch-Herold

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Enhancing your awareness of project management and what is needed to successfully manage a research project to completion.

Research Development Framework: A2|B1
Stage of Research: (None)

Open Access Publishing

CCETRL2Y

Date: 09-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To understand the difference between green and gold Open Access - To gain awareness of some of the benefits and complexities of Open Access publishing - To understand where to look for support in finding and publishing open access material.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Neurolinguistic programming (NLP): a short workshop for PGRs

SCI2RH1Y

Date: 10-03-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Andrea Rippon

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

At the end of this workshop, you will: #Have a basic knowledge of the NLP framework and model of communication. #Use this to reframe situations/events so you can find different solutions, one of which will work. #Be in charge of your attitude/emotions by using submodalities, so you can bring about a resourceful state when you need it. (eg. Confidence, calm, etc) #Know how to anchor this resourceful state, so that you can access it immediately, at any time. #Create a well-formed outcome which makes absolutely sure that you 'language' yourself in such a way as to drive your very neurology and physiology towards obtaining your desired goal. #With your peers, find practical ways to incorporate what you have learnt into your working/personal life.

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

Supervising project students

SCI1RB8Y

Date: 11-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Maria O'Connell

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To raise awareness of the needs of the project student. 2. To identify the elements of good supervision. 3. To show how to supervise effectively whilst progressing your own research. 4. To indicate the benefits of supervising project students..

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C1|C2|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher