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Thinking through Procrastination

HUMPR098

Date: 16-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Garland

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Understanding of the nature of procrastination; Practical techniques to avoid and mitigate procrastination.

Research Development Framework: A2|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Science Communication and Public Engagement

FMH7RB1Y

Date: 17-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Laura Bowater

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To raise awareness of different formats and options for engaging with the public about science and medicine - To develop understanding of the benefits and risks presented by public engagement activities.

Research Development Framework: B1|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Experimental and quasi-experimental research methods

SCI2RB4Y

Date: 17-01-2019 | 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

Yoga for the mind

SCI9RF2Y

Date: 04-02-2019 | Time: 5:30 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Becky Irwing
Date: 17-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 13-05-2019 | Time: 5:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

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

Strategies for Success in Scientific Publishing and Conferences

SCI5RE8Y

Date: 21-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof David Andrews

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Help you to devise a winning strategy for presenting your work. Help prepare you for future roles in refereeing and in conference organisation.

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

Survey design

CCETR10Y

Date: 21-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andreas Stephan

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Design and execute systems for the acquisition and collation of information through the effective use of appropriate resources and equipment - Considering the ethical and other implications of survey design and use - An understanding of relevant research methodologies and techniques and their appropriate application within one's research field.

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

ECONOMETRICS

ECO-R002

Date: 21-01-2019 | 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

Safeguarding Training

FMH1RA4Y

Date: 22-01-2019 | 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

Preparing for the Probationary Review Meeting

SCI2RF4Y

Date: 22-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant
Date: 25-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant
Date: 11-06-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register. You must also submit an example of your writing and participating in the peer review of writing.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explain the purpose, aims and requirements of the Probationary Review Meeting so that you are better prepared for the Review Meeting 2.To explore the purpose of the Probation Review Report, the requirements of Schools regarding the report and what this means in terms of the content of the report.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to Academic Writing in English, Part 2

HUMPR052

Date: 22-01-2019 | 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. 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: Starting your research

LaTeX

SCI2RC2Y

Date: 23-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Dale Green

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register and completing the assignment to the satisfaction of the course leaders


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce the fundamental features of LaTeX, useful for creating documents such as theses and presentations. 2.To practice creating a document, which demonstrates a range of these key functions.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

How to Write a Thesis

FMH3RD1Y

Date: 23-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Improved understanding of what is required to complete a thesis

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

Assessment, Feedback and Module Design

CCETRX9Y

Date: 23-01-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 08-05-2019 | 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 deliver marking and student feedback of excellent quality - To consider the mechanics of effective module design.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Arts and Humanities Interdisciplinary Seminar 2019: Exploring the Medical Humanities

HUMDR002

Date: 23-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Harriet Cooper

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Diagrams and tables

SCI4RA6Y

Date: 24-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Simon Clegg

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register You must attend the session and complete the exercise.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning best practice in how to present diagrams and tables Learn to format diagrams and tables for publication Improving your knowledge of image files and how to manipulate.

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

QUANTITATIVE FINANCE

ECO-R008

Date: 25-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Peter Moffatt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Critical Thinking

CCETR1CY

Date: 25-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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

An Introduction to SPSS

CCETR24Y

Date: 28-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce students to the statistical software package SPSS - To provide students with a basic introduction to issues of data entry, data handling and data analysis in SPSS

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

The process and regulations for submitting ethics for clinical trials

FMH7RB9Y

Date: 28-01-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Marcus Flather

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To understand the ethical processes and regulations underpinning clinical trials (including RCTs) - To understand the conditions which have to be in place before a clinical trial can commence.

Research Development Framework: A1|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

From PGR to Post-doc

SCI3RB7Y

Date: 29-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Rebecca Wyand

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To raise awareness of career development opportunities available through choosing a postdoctoral position. 2.To gain an insight into the expectations a Higher Education Institute has of postdoctoral researchers. 3.To explore how a postdoctoral position fits with an individual's values, motivations and working style.

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

Science Communication

SCI9RE6Y

Date: 01-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Stephen Ashworth

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To introduce the area of science communication To reflect on the different types of science communication To reflect on the different audiences for science communication To reflect on the different skills required for science communication.

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

The Publication Process

SCI4RA2Y

Date: 04-02-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Prof Corinne Le Quere

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To raise your awareness of the publication process so that you improve the likelihood of navigating the process successfully.

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

Classroom Technology for Teaching and Research

HUMHR056

Date: 05-02-2019 | Time: 3:00 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. Develop an understanding of key classroom audio-visual equipment 2. Ability to identify and resolve simple technical problems 3. Develop and deploy a presentation back-up strategy under pressure

Research Development Framework: B2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Thesis Writing for Research Students Whose First Language is Not English

FMH2RF7Y

Date: 05-02-2019 | 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:

- 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: Developing as a researcher

Publishing: dealing with journal Editors and with reviewers' comments

SCI3RF5Y

Date: 05-02-2019 | 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.Raising your awareness of the challenges that Editors can face. 2.Recognising the critical role that reviewers play in the publication process. 3.Learning how to help the Editor when responding to reviewers' comments.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B3|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher