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Applying for Postdoctoral Research Posts in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR038

Date: 11-02-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD AIms: Understanding of the postdoctoral research funding environment * Awareness of ways of keeping up to date with postdoctoral funding opportunities * Awareness of the steps involved in preparing an application for postdoctoral research posts

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

MACROECONOMICS

ECO-R005

Date: 12-02-2020 | 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: 12-02-2020 | 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

Publishing: dealing with journal Editors and with reviewers' comments

SCI3RF5Y

Date: 12-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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

Writing the literature review for your thesis

FMH8RC6Y

Date: 13-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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

Presentation skills

CCETR16Y

Date: 14-02-2020 | 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

Making the most of your slides for effective presentations

SCI2RF5Y

Date: 17-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To use PowerPoint effectively to support oral presentations. 2.To recognise how animation can enhance your presentation. 3.To consider how some graphical formats may be better than others for communicating conclusions from data. 4.For you to produce slides that are memorable for all the right reason

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

N-of-1 design: undertaking within-person investigations

FMH9RC6Y

Date: 19-02-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Felix Naughton

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To be able to explain what N-of-1/witihin-participant designs are and how they are different to between-participant designs - To describe how to undertake observational N-of-1 studies - To describe different experimental N-of-1 designs to evaluate interventions and which types of interventions are bEst suited to which design - To explain solutions to key challenges with undertaking N-of-1 studies.

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

How to Write an Effective Research Proposal

HUMHR015

Date: 20-02-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: Awareness of what makes an effective research proposal; Development of your own proposal.

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

Mixed Research Methods

FMH2RCEY

Date: 20-02-2020 | 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

Grant and fellowship applications (hosted by BIO)

SCI7RA7Y

Date: 24-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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

Academic Writing in the Sciences

SCI4RA3Y

Date: 24-02-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Increased understanding of the conventions of academic writing in the sciences. 2.How to give and receive constructive criticism on your writing

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

Introductory session to ChemDraw

SCI2RD5Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Mcdermott

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To become proficient in the use of the ChemDraw software.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Resilience and well-being for Postgraduate Researchers

FMH7RB7Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Blowers

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Understand what mental wellbeing is and why it matters - Manage your mental wellbeing and resilience as a research student.

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

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

SCI2RA6Y

Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 23-06-2020 | 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:

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: 26-02-2020 | 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 calculate 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

Developing your writing for your Thesis

HUMPR044

Date: 27-02-2020 | Time: 9:30 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

SPSS Syntax

CCETR29Y

Date: 28-02-2020 | 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: 02-03-2020 | 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

Safeguarding Training

FMH1RA4Y

Date: 03-03-2020 | 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

Create your own website in a day

SCI3RF6Y

Date: 03-03-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Consider your aims and requirements for a website. 2. Design and publish a simple personal website. 3. Learn techniques to help you customise this website in future.

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

Time Management

FMH4RA4Y

Date: 04-03-2020 | 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 - Reflect on the key time management challenges you face - Consider tools and strategies that can help you to plan and prioritise your work, maintain progress and achieve work-life balance.

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

Managing Supervisory Relationships

FMH4RC6Y

Date: 06-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

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)

Open Access Publishing

CCETRL2Y

Date: 09-03-2020 | 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: 09-03-2020 | 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)