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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

Neurolinguistic programming (NLP): a short workshop for PGRs

SCI2RH1Y

Date: 10-03-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Andrea Rippon

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

At the end of this workshop, you will: #Have a basic knowledge of the NLP framework and model of communication. #Use this to reframe situations/events so you can find different solutions, one of which will work. #Be in charge of your attitude/emotions by using submodalities, so you can bring about a resourceful state when you need it. (eg. Confidence, calm, etc) #Know how to anchor this resourceful state, so that you can access it immediately, at any time. #Create a well-formed outcome which makes absolutely sure that you 'language' yourself in such a way as to drive your very neurology and physiology towards obtaining your desired goal. #With your peers, find practical ways to incorporate what you have learnt into your working/personal life.

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

Supervising project students

SCI1RB8Y

Date: 11-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Maria O'Connell

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To raise awareness of the needs of the project student. 2. To identify the elements of good supervision. 3. To show how to supervise effectively whilst progressing your own research. 4. To indicate the benefits of supervising project students..

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

Developing Your Writing for Your Thesis

CCETR1TY

Date: 13-03-2020 | 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

Bite sized mindfulness

SCI9RE7Y

Date: 13-03-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Benjamin Marshall
Date: 05-06-2020 | 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

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

SCI7RA8Y

Date: 16-03-2020 | 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

Thinking through Procrastination

HUMPR098

Date: 17-03-2020 | Time: 1:00 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

Presentation Skills

FMH2RF6Y

Date: 17-03-2020 | 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

Data Management for PhD Students

FMH7RB3Y

Date: 19-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
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

Heraldry: an introduction to sources and interpretation.

HUMPR018

Date: 19-03-2020 | Time: 2:00 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. Improved understanding of heraldry and its significance and of methods of interpretation of heraldic symbolism; 2. Practical ability to apply knowledge to research topic and current research plan.

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

SCI7RB1Y

Date: 19-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Develop understanding of standards of good academic practice. 2.Develop an understanding of techniques that can be used to integrate material from other sources into your written work. 3.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: 23-03-2020 | 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:

1.To provide the basic knowledge required for an effective use of the software 2.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

Qualitative Methods: Theory and data collection

FMH1RA8Y

Date: 23-03-2020 | 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

Reflecting on your training and development

SCI6RB1Y

Date: 24-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


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

Practical Statistics Using SPSS: Day 3 - Regression analysis

FMH9RB8Y

Date: 25-03-2020 | 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 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

The Mental Capacity Act and its application in Research

FMH1RA5Y

Date: 31-03-2020 | 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:

- To develop an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act, 2005, including the responsibilities of researchers wishing to involve people who may lack decision-making capacity in research.

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

Thoughts on securing research funding

SCI7RO1Y

Date: 02-04-2020 | 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

Time Management

CCETRPRY

Date: 03-04-2020 | 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: B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Preparing and Delivering Conference Presentations

CCETREVY

Date: 20-04-2020 | 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)

Preparing for Your Viva (Final Year Students Only)

FMH3RD2Y

Date: 29-04-2020 | 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

Advanced LaTeX

SCI5RE6Y

Date: 06-05-2020 | 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

Developing your writing for your thesis

SCI3RE2Y

Date: 07-05-2020 | 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:

1.Improved understanding of the processes involved in completing a thesis 2.Development of writing skills in English

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

Storytelling with digital maps

SCI9RF6Y

Date: 12-05-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Katy Appleton

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Develop a new way to display and share data. 2. Develop a new tool to help you tell the "story" of your research. 3. Start creating your own GIS-based Story Map.

Research Development Framework: A2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Student Conference

FMH3RA4Y

Date: 14-05-2020 | 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 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

Contemporary Approaches for Facilitating Learning

SCI5RB6Y

Date: 15-05-2020 | 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. 2.2.To identify ways of teaching which maximise student engagement and learning. 3.3.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