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A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

CCETR0FY

Date: 18-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 13-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 13-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students understand important concepts in quantitative research - To introduce students to a range of statistical tests that can be used to examine both significant associations and significant differences in a data set - To enable students to choose an appropriate statistical test relative to their own research questions/hypotheses - To enable students to interpret the results/output of each of a range of statistical tests and to report their findings in an appropriate format

Research Development Framework: A1|C2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Research Ethics Guidance

HUMPR097

Date: 21-10-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 21-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 07-02-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 05-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Develop an understanding of key ethical questions that can be applied to research; Improve awareness of the University's ethical approval process; Ability to produce a draft of an ethical approval application.

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

Project management and planning your research in the arts and humanities: a workshop for first year PGRs

HUMPR025

Date: 22-10-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 06-02-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Understanding of the elements of good project management and how this can be applied to research and career planning. 2. Awareness of some of the techniques and methodologies of planning. 3. Practical experience in constructing a personal project plan.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|B3|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Preparing and Conducting Fieldwork

HUMPR054

Date: 22-10-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 05-02-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance and participation at each day of the event.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: An understanding of the ethical obligations of research conducted in the field, institutional and personal responsibilities; Awareness of potential cultural differences when working with individuals, groups and institutions, and the opportunities and challenges this provides for the researcher; An ability to identify appropriate and effective documentation practices and reflect on the value of information for the research project.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Getting started with R

SCI8RB8Y

Date: 23-10-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison
Date: 06-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To demonstrate how to use the software R via Rstudio. 2.To provide an understanding of how to import data into R and data manipulation using basic functions. 3.To introduce visualisation of data using different graphics functions.

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: (None)

Presenting Your Thesis

HUMHR011

Date: 24-10-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 20-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 30-04-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of digital repositories and their purpose. 2. Awareness of the requirements of the e-thesis submission process. 4. Knowledge of best practice in the use of images for research and basic copyright restrictions.

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

Managing the Supervisor Relationship

CCETRD5Y

Date: 25-10-2019 | 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 students' understanding of the university framework for supervision - To understand student expectations around supervision - To provide an opportunity for discussion and resolution of pertinent and/or problem issues around supervision.

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

Critical Thinking

CCETR1CY

Date: 28-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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

Discourse Analysis as a Research Tool in the Arts and Humanities

HUMPR007

Date: 28-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gabrina Pounds
Date: 23-01-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gabrina Pounds

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Improved awareness of discourse analysis and ability to apply this to one's own research topic as required.

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

Introduction to Linux

SCI2RC3Y

Date: 29-10-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Jimmy Cross

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To gain knowledge of Linux.

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

Development of behaviour change interventions

FMH8RB8Y

Date: 30-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Wendy Hardeman

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning outcomes for participants: 1. To explain why behaviour change interventions are complex interventions 2. To mention the key steps involved in developing behaviour change interventions 3. To explain how theory and evidence can be used in intervention development 4. To explain why it is important to assess the implementation of behaviour change interventions.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|C2|C3|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Critical reviewing of research papers - for international students

FMH1RA3Y

Date: 31-10-2019 | 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:

- Developing skills in critical reading of complex written documents - Developing awareness and understanding of English language features within research papers

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

Surveying the Literature for Your Thesis

HUMPR047

Date: 31-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 02-03-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Research methods

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Greater understanding of the requirements of the literature review. 2. Ability to conduct comprehensive literature searches. 3. Ability to record, organise and update literature for the research topic.

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

Getting started with Python

SCI5RH1Y

Date: 31-10-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo
Date: 15-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To demonstrate how to use the software Python via Anaconda 2. To provide an understanding of how to import data into Python and data manipulation using basic functions. 3. To introduce visualisation of data using different graphics functions.

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

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

CCETRP4Y

Date: 01-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop
Date: 03-02-2020 | 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:

- Develop an understanding of standards and 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

Referencing Without Tears: Using Reference Management Software

CCETRD6Y

Date: 01-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Doug Broadbent-Yale

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To understand the function and use of bibliographic software to create references - To critically engage with the tools needed to effectively manage your research - To improve research management skills.

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

Media Skills for Arts and Humanities Students

HUMHR059

Date: 04-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Eylem Atakav

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: * to gain awareness of strategies for tailoring messages for specific media outputs and audiences * to learn how to prepare for media interviews * to develop the confidence and skills required to deliver research ideas - and to contribute to debates - through the media.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing in English - Part 1

CCETR1AY

Date: 04-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop
Date: 07-02-2020 | 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:

- To develop knowledge about English academic writing styles.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Action Learning for PGRs: Opportunities and Challenges

SCI6RC9Y

Date: 04-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Andrea Rippon

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To understand Action Learning as a tool for personal and professional development to overcome challenges faced during the PGR process 2.To gain skills in active listening, reflecting back, open questioning, emotional intelligence, productive and effective feedback and strategies for managing stress 3.To experience what it is like to be part of an Action Learning Set and be offered the opportunity to commit to a set in the future.

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

Phenomenological Approaches to Research

FMH4RC3Y

Date: 05-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gabrielle Thorpe

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop awareness and understanding of a phenomenological methodological approach within qualitative research.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Social Sciences and the Library: Find and Discover

CCETRL1Y

Date: 05-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: 17-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Doug Broadbent-Yale

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Competence in literature sourcing skills - Developing your knowledge base

Research Development Framework: C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Data Protection

CCETRD1Y

Date: 05-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Paul Cutting
Date: 20-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Paul Cutting

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A1
Stage of Research: (None)

Writing Effectively: Some Simple Thoughts and Principles

CCETRW7Y

Date: 06-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 12-02-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' preparation techniques for academic writing - To improve attendees' strategies for, and practical engagement with, academic writing - To consider the basic principles of effective academic writing and to help improve the end-product - To improve attendees' potential for academic publication.

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

Yoga for the mind

SCI9RF2Y

Date: 07-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Becky Irwing
Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 5:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 15-05-2020 | Time: 12:00 pm
Session Leader:

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. An experiential introduction to yoga practices. 2. Explore how yoga and meditation can help manage stress and wellbeing 3. Learn techniques to help you focus at work, manage stress and anxiety and to promote better sleep.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

The Business of Research - Generating Impact

SCI3RC1Y

Date: 07-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Sue Coleman

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Participation in the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To enable students to identify research outputs that may be of interest to others outside the academic community and particularly industry; 2.Know what needs to be done within UEA to effectively exploit that knowledge and the support that is there to help; 3.Understand the steps that are needed to develop projects.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B3|D1|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Data management for PhD students

CCETR21Y

Date: 08-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Anna Collins

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

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

Death of the artist and the birth of the creative entrepreneur: introduction to entrepreneurship in arts and humanities

HUMHR058

Date: 08-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Ian Chance

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Understanding of how arts and humanities research can be entrepreneurial; Wider understanding of the arts and commerce

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

Critical Thinking

FMH2RF5Y

Date: 08-11-2019 | 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:

- 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

Introduction to Ethics in Health Research

FMH2RB2Y

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Forbes

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To enhance your awareness of research ethics and how it impacts the design, approval and conduct of research.

Research Development Framework: A1|C1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to English Academic Writing - Part 2

CCETR2AY

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Chris Bishop
Date: 13-02-2020 | 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:

- To develop knowledge about English academic writing styles - To improve understanding of and give practice in language skills that are essential.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1
Stage of Research: Starting your research