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Data Management for PhD Students

FMH7RB3Y

Date: 06-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Anna Collins

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

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

Introduction to Research Fellowships

SCI4RB8Y

Date: 07-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Colin Murrell

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. .


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Listen to the experiences of others. Understand your strengths and weaknesses as a researcher. Formulate a strategy to develop your research and personal profiles, including building your academic networks. Learn what makes a successful fellowship application and identify areas for further support.

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Mixing Methods

CCETR27Y

Date: 08-02-2019 | 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 provide students with a basic grounding in the principles and concepts of mixed methods research

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

Writing the literature review for your thesis

FMH8RC6Y

Date: 11-02-2019 | Time: 12:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To explore the structure and content of the literature review for a thesis

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

Quantitative research methods (empirical and statistical methods)

SCI2RB5Y

Date: 11-02-2019 | 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

How to be more effective in communicating your science using poster presentations

SCI3RA1Y

Date: 12-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Increased awareness of how to communicate research clearly via an effective poster presentation. Increased awareness of the importance of how audience influences design and content.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|B3|C1|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

MACROECONOMICS

ECO-R005

Date: 13-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Mich Tvede

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Practical Statistics Using SPSS - Day 1

FMH2RD9Y

Date: 13-02-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To use SPSS to manage, explore and display summary-descriptions of data in graphs and tables.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Presentation skills

CCETR16Y

Date: 15-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Increased understanding of skills in presenting in public - Increased awareness and understanding of the language that can be used in presentations to different audiences.

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

Thesis Writing for Research Students Whose First Language is not English

HUMPR044

Date: 21-02-2019 | 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:

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: Starting your research

Grant and fellowship applications (hosted by BIO)

SCI7RA7Y

Date: 25-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Ian Clark

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Scientific Publishing - a Journal Editor's View

FMH9RC9Y

Date: 25-02-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kevin Tyler

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning outcomes for participants: 1, Understand why to publish research 2. Understand how to publish research 3. Understand where to publish research

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Writing a scientific report e.g. the Probationary Review Report

SCI2RA6Y

Date: 26-02-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 24-06-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Raise awareness of the format and content for research reports

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

Practical Statistics Using SPSS - Day 2 - Statistical significance

FMH9RB7Y

Date: 27-02-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To use SPSS and frequentist statistical foundations to calculatte and interpret measures of effect and association between variables, and statistical significance of these estimates.

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

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 4

HUMTR008

Date: 27-02-2019 | 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

SPSS Syntax

CCETR29Y

Date: 01-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Jacqueline Collier

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To provide a basic introduction to the usage and functionality of SPSS syntax.

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

Managing the Probationary Review

CCETR23Y

Date: 04-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' understanding of the formal transfer process and its requirements - To provide advice and strategies relative to the written and verbal components of the work required to transfer successfully - To improve attendees' ability to express the purpose, method, originality and importance of their research projects.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Research Design: Principles and Practices

HUMDR001

Date: 05-03-2019 | Time: 8:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Jakob Rebic Avgustin

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1.5
Gained By: Credits gained by: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: An understanding of the key principles of research design; ability to identify and articulate data features in your research; ability to select and critically apply different analytical techniques.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Referencing Without Tears

HUMPR027

Date: 05-03-2019 | Time: 9:00 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

Time Management

FMH4RA4Y

Date: 06-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Identify how you spend your time - Consider strategies for planning and prioritising your work - Develop a set of time management tools which work for you and your research project.

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

Open Access Publishing

CCETRL2Y

Date: 11-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To understand the difference between green and gold Open Access - To gain awareness of some of the benefits and complexities of Open Access publishing - To understand where to look for support in finding and publishing open access material.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Project Management: Case Studies from Principal Investigators

FMH2RB1Y

Date: 11-03-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Christina Jerosch-Herold

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Enhancing your awareness of project management and what is needed to successfully manage a research project to completion.

Research Development Framework: A2|B1
Stage of Research: (None)

Bidding for Funds Successfully in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR008

Date: 12-03-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Brett Mills

Topic: Research ethics/governance

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of the grant funding environment. 2. Awareness of what bid assessors will look for in making a decision. 3. Knowledge of the components of a good bid and how to present it. 4. Knowledge and skills to construct own bid.

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

Academic Writing in the Sciences

SCI4RA3Y

Date: 12-03-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
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Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Increased understanding of the conventions of academic writing in the sciences. How to give and receive constructive criticism on your writing.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B3|C1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Aspiring Leaders

SCI9RF4Y

Date: 14-03-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Explore Personal Competences (intrapersonal skills) and Social Competences (interpersonal skills) within the context of leading themselves and others.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher