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Social Sciences and the Library: Find and Discover

CCETRL1Y

Date: 05-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: 17-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Doug Broadbent-Yale

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

Phenomenological Approaches to Research

FMH4RC3Y

Date: 05-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gabrielle Thorpe

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

Writing Effectively: Some Simple Thoughts and Principles

CCETRW7Y

Date: 06-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 12-02-2020 | 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 improve attendees' preparation techniques for academic writing - To improve attendees' strategies for, and practical engagement with, academic writing - To consider the basic principles of effective academic writing and to help improve the end-product - To improve attendees' potential for academic publication.

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

Yoga for the mind

SCI9RF2Y

Date: 07-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Becky Irwing
Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 5:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 15-05-2020 | Time: 12:00 pm
Session Leader:

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. An experiential introduction to yoga practices. 2. Explore how yoga and meditation can help manage stress and wellbeing 3. Learn techniques to help you focus at work, manage stress and anxiety and to promote better sleep.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

The Business of Research - Generating Impact

SCI3RC1Y

Date: 07-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Sue Coleman

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Participation in the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To enable students to identify research outputs that may be of interest to others outside the academic community and particularly industry; 2.Know what needs to be done within UEA to effectively exploit that knowledge and the support that is there to help; 3.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

Data management for PhD students

CCETR21Y

Date: 08-11-2019 | 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

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

HUMHR058

Date: 08-11-2019 | 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

Critical Thinking

FMH2RF5Y

Date: 08-11-2019 | 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

Introduction to Ethics in Health Research

FMH2RB2Y

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Forbes

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To enhance your awareness of research ethics and how it impacts the design, approval and conduct of research.

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

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

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

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
Date: 17-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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: Mr. Dave Palmer
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