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Taking Your Research into Secondary Schools

SCI4RD6Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 1.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Able to design a lesson plan for secondary school pupils at different Key Stages. 2. Be able to break your research down into broad themes and link it to the National Curriculum. 3. Able to gain confidence in science communication through the delivery of a lesson in one of our partner schools.

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

Systematic Reviewing

FMH2RE6Y

Date: 04-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Bunn

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To have a basic understanding of the principles and methods of conducting a systematic literature review in healthcare-related disciplines.

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

An Introduction to NVivo

CCETRD3Y

Date: 05-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 30-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce students to the software package NVivo 10.0 and its basic functions - To improve students' organisation, management and analysis of qualitative data - To offer a practical opportunity to use the relevant software under supervision.

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

Managing Your PhD

FMH7RB8Y

Date: 05-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Bunn

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop and build on self-knowledge as you steer your project along.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing in English (Part 2)

FMH1RA2Y

Date: 09-12-2019 | 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 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: Developing as a researcher

Organising Academic Conferences and Meetings

HUMHR018

Date: 09-12-2019 | 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: 10-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 02-03-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Improved understanding of the requirements of the thesis. 2.An understanding of what the examiners look for in the thesis and how you can help guide them through the document. 3.Setting a timetable for writing the thesis

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

Preparing for Your Probationary Review

HUMPR057

Date: 10-12-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 10-03-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Provides an overview of preparation, evidence and document submission. 2. Provides practical guidance and advice in planning time, materials and scheduling your writing.

Research Development Framework: B2|C2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to bioinformatics 3 : Working with Python

SCI2RI4Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To give practical experience of what the Python platform is, how Python code is written and some of the basic ways it can be employed 2. To introduce power of the Python programming language in handling biological data

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Analysing Qualitative Data

CCETRW2Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 18-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 11-05-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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 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

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

FMH2RF4Y

Date: 11-12-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

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

Making Citations Count: Understanding and Using Bibliometrics

HUMPR043

Date: 12-12-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 04-05-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Information skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of bibliometrics terminology. 2. Awareness of impact factors, H-index and how they relate to journals and authors in the humanities. 3. Ability to use the databases Scopus and Web of Science to conduct some citation analysis.

Research Development Framework: A1|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Data analysis in Python

SCI5RH2Y

Date: 12-12-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Demonstrate a range of advanced python packages 2. Use more powerful tools for large datasets 3. Make more effective use of computer resources in Python

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

GIS Skills

SCI9RE4Y

Date: 16-12-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Katy Appleton

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

After completing this course, participants will be able to plan in moderate detail the anticipated use of GIS within their research. Participants will be aware of potential sources of error, mitigation methods, and potential limitations of their results arising from the data and methods used.

Research Development Framework: A1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to Laboratory Demonstrating in CHE/PHA

SCI9RD6Y

Date: 16-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Anna Fuller

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explore what the academic in charge of the teaching expects from a demonstrator. 2.To explore the responsibilities of a demonstrator. 3.To raise awareness of health and safety issues relating to laboratory practical classes. 4.To highlight good practice. 5.To indicate ways that you can support students in learning. 6.To prepare you for your role as a demonstrator. 7.To increase your confidence in working as a demonstrator.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Preparing Impactful Research Proposals and Grant Applications

CCETRD8Y

Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 31-03-2020 | 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:

- To improve students' capacity to write effective and impactful research proposals - To consider the relationship between a set of stated research questions, the capacity of the methods and analyses proposed to deliver systematic answers to those questions, and the need to demonstrate clear and achievable outcomes within a given timeline - To help facilitate improvements in students' ability to understand the grant application process and to construct effective grant applications.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Essential Statistics for Researchers

SCI4RD7Y

Date: 09-01-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

The aim of this course is to provide you with a knowledge of essential statistics for scientific research and practical experience of implementing these using SPSS.

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

ECONOMETRICS

ECO-R002

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

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


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