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Interactive Technology for Learning and Teaching

HUMHR063

Date: 20-11-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Awareness of the benefits and limitations of different teaching and presentation events in Higher Education. Ability to design and create questions to elicit audience responses and build these into a presentation. Develop an understanding of how social media can allow for wider engagement with a presentation.

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

Social media for academics

SCI3RD7Y

Date: 20-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Helen Pallett

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: Starting your research

Copyright

CCETRE1Y

Date: 20-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Ellen Paterson
Date: 07-03-2019 | 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

Evaluation of behaviour change interventions

FMH8RB7Y

Date: 21-11-2018 | 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

Analysing Qualitative Data

CCETRW2Y

Date: 21-11-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 05-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 13-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' theoretical knowledge of qualitative research - To improve attendees' practical engagement with qualitative data - To encourage the interpretation, rather than the description or paraphrasing, of qualitative data - To improve the presentation and potential for impact of attendees' qualitative outputs.

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

Keeping up to date with research tips from UEA Library for maintaining your current awareness

SCI5RB9Y

Date: 21-11-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Rachel Henderson
Date: 01-05-2019 | 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

Managing Supervisory Relationships

FMH4RC6Y

Date: 22-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Kenda Crozier
Date: 04-06-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Kenda Crozier

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)

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

FMH2RF4Y

Date: 23-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Nonia Williams

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Develop an 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 an understanding of UEA Policy on plagiarism and collusion.

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

Introduction to Matlab for Scientists Part 1

SCI5RH8Y

Date: 26-11-2018 | Time: 0:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register and completing any required in-class assignments. Students may choose to attend part 1, part 2, or both. Please note that although it is highly recommended, you are NOT required to attend part 2


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce students to the numerical software package Matlab 2.To provide students with a basic introduction to issues of data manipulation and visualisation

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

Introduction to Matlab for Scientists Part 2

SCI5RH9Y

Date: 27-11-2018 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register and completing any required in-class assignments. Students may choose to attend part 1, part 2, or both. Please note that you do NOT need to attend part 1 if you are already familiar with Matlab.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

-1.To introduce how a widely used data format can be created, examined and modified in Matlab 2.To introduce students to the importance of NetCDF files in science

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

Mixed Research Methods

FMH2RCEY

Date: 27-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Hanson

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To explain the difference between quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research - To present types of mixed methods research and why this design has been adopted to answer different research questions - To determine when a mixed methods' approach is appropriate to use in healthcare - To explain the concept of "data integration" and be able to assess how effectively mixed methods research integrates data drawn from using different methods.

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

Organising Academic Conferences and Meetings

HUMHR018

Date: 27-11-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: Understanding of what makes a good conference and how to achieve success; Sufficient understanding and knowledge to participate in organising a conference or event.

Research Development Framework: B3|C1|C2|C3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Writing the Thesis

SCI3RE1Y

Date: 27-11-2018 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Improved understanding of the requirements of the thesis. An understanding of what the examiners look for in the thesis and how you can help guide them through the document. Setting a timetable for writing the thesis.

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to Bioinformatics 1: Working with sequences

SCI2RI2Y

Date: 28-11-2018 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To demonstrate how and where sequence data is stored 2.To provide a working understanding and awareness of NCBI BLAST 3.To introduce sequence alignment, and provide an example of a GUI software in which to conduct it 4.To introduce the command line environment, and to remove some of the mystery of the terminal

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

Using STATA for Statistical Analysis

CCETR11Y

Date: 28-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- The ability to recognise and validate problems - Original, independent and critical thinking, and the ability to develop theoretical concepts - An understanding of relevant research methodologies and techniques and their appropriate application within one's research field - Use information technology appropriately for database management, recording and presenting information.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing (Part 1)

SCI2RD2Y

Date: 28-11-2018 | 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

Preparing for your Viva

CCETRV1Y

Date: 28-11-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 25-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 20-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Increased understanding of the viva examination process - Increased confidence in your ability to perform effectively in the viva - Increased understanding of the possible viva outcomes and the process of thesis corrections post viva.

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Delivering a first conference paper in the Arts and Humanities

HUMPR056

Date: 29-11-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Linear models in R

SCI5RG2Y

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

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To demonstrate how to use the software R via Rstudio to carry out linear models. 2.To provide an understanding of how to perform and interpret model diagnostics for linear models, check model fit, model selection and make predictions. 3.To explore how to fit and interpret models with continuous, categorical variables and interaction terms.

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

Introduction to image analysis using ImageJ

SCI2RB8Y

Date: 03-12-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Thomas

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Attending and participating in the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1 To provide an understanding of what a digital image actually is. 2. To provide a basic working-knowledge of ImageJ/Fiji. 3. To be able to use this programme to analyse your own 2D images.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Regression Analysis

CCETRE2Y

Date: 03-12-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help you understand the linear regression model - To consider what it means to formulate a relationship between one dependent variable and one or more independent variables - To consider the critical assumptions of the linear regression model

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

Preparing for Your Viva

SCI3RE4Y

Date: 03-12-2018 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Prof Andrew Lovett
Date: 04-03-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Prof Andrew Lovett

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Increased understanding of the viva examination process. Increased confidence in your ability to perform effectively in the viva. Increased understanding of the possible viva outcomes and the process of thesis corrections post viva.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing in English (Part 1)

FMH2RF3Y

Date: 03-12-2018 | 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 knowledge about English academic writing styles.

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

Introduction to bioinformatics 2 : Working with the command line

SCI2RI3Y

Date: 05-12-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce Linux 2.To introduce some useful ways to manipulate data in the command line 3.To introduce basic pipelines

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

On the Job: Securing a First Academic Post

CCETRWYY

Date: 05-12-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 27-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students establish a clear academic identity prior to (and for the benefit of) job applications - To help students identify appropriate or 'gettable' academic posts - To help students to generate effective and job-tailored application paperwork (including CV's, personal statement, and covering letters) - To demystify the academic interview process

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD