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Communication Workshop - Practical Experience of Short Talks (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RB2Y

Date: 22-05-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mohammad Hajihosseini

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance and presenting


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To get experience in presenting and feedback on your presentation so that you can identify strengths and possible areas for improvement.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Scale Development

CCETR0GY

Date: 22-05-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students develop reliable and valid scales to accurately measure a variety of personal and social variables - To provide an introduction to the process of scale development and analysis, including item generation, item piloting, data collection, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and appropriate tests of reliability and validity

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

Monograph publishing workshop

HUMHR028

Date: 23-05-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Gained by:Attendance and participation.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of the global publishing industry and current trends. 2. Ability to present a book or article proposal to a publisher. 3. Understand how to make your project more marketable, eg through competitor analysis, selling points and title. 4. Understanding of the publication process as a whole. 5. Ability to construct own research and publication plan.

Research Development Framework: B3|C1|C2|C3|D2
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Academic Publishing in the 21st Century: Markets and Technology, Survival and Change

HUMHR043

Date: 23-05-2019 | Time: 10:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

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 global publishing industry and current trends; 2.Understanding of the publication process as a whole.

Research Development Framework: D2
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Surviving your PhD embracing emotional and psychological flexibility

SCI9RF1Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Benjamin Marshall
Date: 24-05-2019 | 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:

1. Develop an understanding of how mindful awareness can reduce stress and enhance flexibility. 2. Raise awareness of 10 ways to wellbeing.

Research Development Framework: A2|B1|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Publishing Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals Workshop

HUMHR009

Date: 24-05-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Understanding of the processes of selection, peer review, production and publication. 2. Understanding of the criteria for peer review applied by journal editors and referees. 3. Ability to identify the readership for your research and understand how to address their needs. 4. Ability to identify and highlight your unique contribution to the discipline. 5. Understanding of what makes for a convincing and confident scholarly argument in an article.

Research Development Framework: B3|C1|C2|C3|D2
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling

CCETR0HY

Date: 29-05-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce the key concepts involved in SEM, including latent, exogenous, and endogenous variables and their graphical notation, the measurement model, and the structural model - To provide a step-by-step guide to the data collection and analytic processes in SEM, including model specification, model estimation, model evaluation, and model modification - To demonstrate how the output of an SEM analysis should be interpreted and reported, the latter using both text and appropriate figures.

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

Training in Qualitative Methods: Qualitative Analysis and Interpretation (Two days)

FMH1RA9Y

Date: 05-06-2019 | 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 explore the theory and practice of qualitative data analysis and interpretation.

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

Critical Thinking

SCI2RF1Y

Date: 06-06-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Research methods

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

Having an Impact at Conference

FMH3RA3Y

Date: 10-06-2019 | Time: 12:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Stephen Smith

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Learn how to gain the most from conference attendance.

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

Managing Difficult Relationships

SCI9RF5Y

Date: 12-06-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

In this Workshop you will: 1. Recognise your own blend of personality styles. 2. Realise the differences between your style-blend and that of others. 3. Stand-back from issues (e.g. personality clashes) to value those differences. 4. Develop strategies for improved communication effectiveness in order to # 5. Build or restore relationships e.g. between Students and Supervisors. Also sell and negotiate your projects etc. more successfully, all by adapting your approaches for optimum communication.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Moving beyond PPI collaboration to co-research with experts in experience

FMH2RC9Y

Date: 13-06-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Fiona Poland

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Some principles and resources for planning user/public involvement in research - Planning, developing and benefits of user involvement in CAFE project - Problem solving - discussing issues from your research.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|C3|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

How to Write for Publication: Qualitative

FMH4RA1Y

Date: 18-06-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Charlotte Salter

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Increase understanding of the publication process and improve chances of getting published.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Making the most of your slides for effective presentations

SCI2RF5Y

Date: 09-07-2019 | 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:

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

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

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 5.0 CREDITS

CCETR5RY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 5
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 1 CREDIT

CCETR1RY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING- 1 CREDIT

CCETR1XY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

CSED - Developing Teaching Skills

CCETRCSY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 3
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 2

MED-R02Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Eleanor Sutton

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 0
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING - 4 CREDITS

CCETREXY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 4
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING- 3 CREDITS

CCETR3XY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 3
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Experiential learning: general activities (2.0)

FMH0RA4Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Assessment by PGR Training Co-ordinator by completing Reflective Reporting Template that describes the activity and reflects on what was learnt to see


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Examples of activities which may be included: Public engagement 0.5 - 2.5 credits can be awarded depending on the activity. Teaching - up to 2.5 credits. Demonstration - up to 2 credits Lab induction - 0.5 credits Lab supervision - up to 2.5 credits Health and Safety reviews 0.5 - 1 credit. Development of COSHH/SOPS - up to 2 credits Involvement in applying for research grants - up to 2 credits Trials reporting - up to 1 credit.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 1

MED-R01Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Eleanor Sutton

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 0
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Experiential learning: general activities (1.0)

FMH0RA2Y

Date: | Time:
Session Leader:

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Assessment by PGR Training Co-ordinator by completing Reflective Reporting Template that describes the activity and reflects on what was learnt to see


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Examples of activities which may be included: Public engagement 0.5 - 2.5 credits can be awarded depending on the activity. Teaching - up to 2.5 credits. Demonstration - up to 2 credits Lab induction - 0.5 credits Lab supervision - up to 2.5 credits Health and Safety reviews 0.5 - 1 credit. Development of COSHH/SOPS - up to 2 credits Involvement in applying for research grants - up to 2 credits Trials reporting - up to 1 credit.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|B3|D1|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING- 6 CREDITS

CCETR6XY

Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: (None)

Credit Value: 6
Gained By: Completing the "Learning through Practice" form.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Example 1.Assessing the generic skills learnt by attending workshops and courses. 2.Strengthen and broaden your knowledge and understanding. 3. Raise awareness of other avenues of research post PhD. 4. Developing of networking and communication skills. 5 Understanding what presenter and attendees are aiming to get out of a research presentation. 6. Developing research communication skills.

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)