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CCETRD1Y

Date: 06-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Ellen Paterson
Date: 21-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Paul Cutting

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: (None)

Media Skills for Arts and Humanities Students

HUMHR059

Date: 06-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Eylem Atakav

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: * to gain awareness of strategies for tailoring messages for specific media outputs and audiences * to learn how to prepare for media interviews * to develop the confidence and skills required to deliver research ideas - and to contribute to debates - through the media.

Research Development Framework: B3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Social Sciences and the Library: Find and Discover

CCETRL1Y

Date: 06-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Competence in literature sourcing skills - Developing your knowledge base

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

Getting started with R

SCI8RB8Y

Date: 07-11-2018 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To demonstrate how to use the software R via Rstudio. 2.To provide an understanding of how to import data into R and data manipulation using basic functions. 3.To introduce visualisation of data using different graphics functions.

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: (None)

A Comparison of Qualitative Methods (1)

CCETRW3Y

Date: 07-11-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 04-02-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 27-02-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
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 a range of commonly used qualitative methods. - To improve attendees' ability to practically apply a range of qualitative methods. - To help attendee's choose an appropriate qualitative method relative to their particular aims and research questions. - To consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of by-theme and by-person qualitative analyses.

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

Phenomenological Approaches to Research

FMH4RC3Y

Date: 08-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Rebekah Hill

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop awareness and understanding of a phenomenological methodological approach within qualitative research.

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

The Business of Research - Generating Impact

SCI3RC1Y

Date: 08-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jon Carter

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. You must participate in the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

# To enable students to identify research outputs that may be of interest to others outside the academic community and particularly industry; # Know what needs to be done within UEA to effectively exploit that knowledge and the support that is there to help; # Understand the steps that are needed to develop projects.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B3|D1|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Making figures in R

SCI5RG1Y

Date: 09-11-2018 | 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: (None)

Data management for PhD students

CCETR21Y

Date: 09-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Anna Collins

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Gain an understanding of research data management - Developing your long-term planning and organisational skills - Managing your data to facilitate the completion of your PhD.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B1|B2|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Critical Thinking

FMH2RF5Y

Date: 09-11-2018 | 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 your ability to evaluate your own findings and those of others - To develop awareness and understanding of language that can be used to construct and express critical academic arguments.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Death of the artist and the birth of the creative entrepreneur: introduction to entrepreneurship in arts and humanities

HUMHR058

Date: 09-11-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Ian Chance

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Understanding of how arts and humanities research can be entrepreneurial; Wider understanding of the arts and commerce

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

Pilot and feasibility studies

FMH6RC3Y

Date: 12-11-2018 | 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

Introduction to English Academic Writing - Part 2

CCETR2AY

Date: 12-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Nonia Williams
Date: | Time:
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

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 2

HUMTR004

Date: 12-11-2018 | Time: 3:00 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: 13-11-2018 | 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

Communicating Across Cultures

CCETR1LY

Date: 13-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop
Date: 21-03-2019 | 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:

- An understanding of cultural diversity - Development of skills for interacting successfully with people from other cultures.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

HOW TO make the most of UEA Library Resources

SCI2RA1Y

Date: 14-11-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Liz Clarke

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Become competent in information literacy in the digital age.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Improv for Science Communication

SCI7RB5Y

Date: 14-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: FPM09ZEU

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register By registering you are committing to attend both sessions.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

A3 Creativity B1 Personal Qualities B3 Professional and Career Development D1 Working with Others D2 Communication and Dissemination D3 Engagement and Impact

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

Interviewing: Planning, Organisation and Delivery

CCETRW9Y

Date: 14-11-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 06-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendee's knowledge of different types of interview - To improve attendees' skills in the development of interview questions and interview schedule design - To consider the skills and knowledge required to conduct an effective and ethical interview - To learn how other PGR students have incorporated different types of interviewing into their PhD studies.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Freedom of Information Act

CCETRIFY

Date: 15-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer
Date: 26-02-2019 | 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

Applying for a Grant

CCETRG1Y

Date: 16-11-2018 | 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

MICROECONOMICS

ECO-R004

Date: 16-11-2018 | 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

Taking Academia into the Classroom

HUMER015

Date: 16-11-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley
Date: 12-02-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 1
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: 19-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 19-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 04-06-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. You must also present 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

Managing References with Endnote

SCI2RA2Y

Date: 19-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: 06-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Miss Kate Squire

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Become confident in the management of your reference library with EndNote. 2.Generate a reference list for your documents. 3.Research Management.

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