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Social context of research as it relates to Biology (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RA8Y

Date: 15-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Tracey Chapman

Topic: Research ethics/governance

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

Bite sized mindfulness

SCI9RE7Y

Date: 15-03-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Benjamin Marshall
Date: 21-06-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Benjamin Marshall

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

An experiential introduction to mindfulness practices.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Thesis Writing for International Students

CCETR1TY

Date: 15-03-2019 | 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

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

SCI7RB1Y

Date: 21-03-2019 | 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:

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|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Macromolecule visualisation, analysis and presentation

SCI2RB9Y

Date: 25-03-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Marco M D Cominetti

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

-To provide the basic knowledge required for an effective use of the software -To provide the skills to represent macromolecules in the form of publication quality, high resolution images and videos

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

Presenting to Non Academic Audiences - for arts and humanities students

HUMHR006

Date: 26-03-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Tom Williamson

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Understanding of best techniques for presenting to a variety of audiences * Ability to use knowledge gained for first presentations

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

Presentation Skills

FMH2RF6Y

Date: 26-03-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
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

Where to start with the thesis?

SCI3RF4Y

Date: 27-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To examine your progress in terms of the thesis and what you need to do in the remaining research time.

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

Training in Qualitative Methods: Qualitative Interviewing (2 days)

FMH1RA8Y

Date: 28-03-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Andrea Stockl

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To address the theory and practice of qualitative data collection by interviewing and holding focus groups

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

Cambridge-EnvEast-ARIES Doctoral Alliance (CEEDA/CADA) Symposium

SCI2RA8Y

Date: 02-04-2019 | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To gain experience of the conference environment, presenting research, and networking.

Research Development Framework: B1|B3|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Time Management

CCETRPRY

Date: 05-04-2019 | 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 -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: B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Preparing and Delivering Conference Presentations

CCETREVY

Date: 08-04-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Bernal

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students prepare and deliver effective and appropriate presentations for academic conferences - To consider different ways to present, and different approaches to presentation technology and software - To provide some generic examples of useful/effective conference presentations

Research Development Framework: A3|B3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: (None)

Thoughts on securing research funding

SCI7RO1Y

Date: 08-04-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Matthew Gage

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Learn how to write and submit a funding application 2.To explore how funding applications are assessed and how this might influence your own application 3.To think about how you would structure your own funding application and identify areas that need developing

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|B3|C2|C3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Basic Introduction to ethics

SCI2RA4Y

Date: 08-04-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Helen James

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Students should expect to be confronted by some of the scientific, moral and ethical questions raised by their study or discipline. To consider viewpoints other than their own, and to engage in critical assessment and intellectual argument.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Practical Statistics Using SPSS - Day 3 - Regression analysis

FMH9RB8Y

Date: 10-04-2019 | 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 use and interpret linear and logistic regression with multiple predictor variables, enabling control for confounders.

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

Preparing for Your Viva (Final Year Students Only)

FMH3RD2Y

Date: 01-05-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Antony Arthur

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To increase your understanding of the viva examination process - To provide guidance on preparing for the viva - To build confidence in your ability to perform well in the viva - To provide guidance on the process of thesis corrections post-viva.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Reflecting on your training and development

SCI6RB1Y

Date: 08-05-2019 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Attendance and engaging and practice in writing a reflective report.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To introduce Kolb's learning cycle 2. To identify the benefits of reflective practice 3. To give you experience in reflective practice

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

Advanced LaTeX

SCI5RE6Y

Date: 08-05-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Robert Whittaker

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register You must attend both sessions


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Furthering scientific typesetting skills to improve communication in papers, presentations, theses and other documents.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Thesis writing for research students whose first language is not English.

SCI3RE2Y

Date: 09-05-2019 | 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: Developing as a researcher

Contemporary Approaches for Facilitating Learning

SCI5RB6Y

Date: 10-05-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Simon Lancaster

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To identify limitations in the traditional lecture system. 2.To identify ways of teaching which maximise student engagement and learning. 3.To provide you with new knowledge and experience that you can apply in your teaching practice.

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Student Conference

FMH3RA4Y

Date: 16-05-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop confidence in presenting research ideas to peers and colleagues - Constructively defend research ideas and outcomes - Listen, respond and give feedback constructively to others.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B3|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Preparing to Teach Weekend (formerly Part-time Training Weekend)

HUMRR004

Date: 18-05-2019 | Time: 9:45 am
Session Leader: Dr. Philip Wilson

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Credits gained by: Attending the training weekend.


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 * Basic understanding of what makes an efective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level,

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Presenting research in the mathematical sciences - MTH only

SCI3RF3Y

Date: 20-05-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Alexander Korobkin

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register Attendance Register AND either (a) observing talks, asking questions and giving feedback or (b) giving a presentation or (c) helping organise the session and acting as a session chair. Your activity will be confirmed by the session leader as part of the attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Develop presentation skills in mathematics

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

Life in Academia (and how to get there)

SCI3RD8Y

Date: 21-05-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To inform you about how the university works To indicate the main roles and responsibilities of an academic To highlight how an academic can develop a different portfolio of roles around their core academic responsibilities To illustrate academic promotion/career routes. To indicate routes into academia. To show how external factors impact on the life of an academic.

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

Presentation Skills Coaching

HUMHR017

Date: 21-05-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
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: 1) Understanding different audiences and forms of presentation 2) Ability to reflect on and improve presentational styles for communicating research.

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