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SSF Induction Event

CCETR00Y

Date: 02-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Corrado Di Maria
Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Corrado Di Maria

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To orient new students relative to the PhD process and to highlight important steps/timelines in their first 12 - 18 months of study - To consider the process of PhD supervision and to ascertain the students' expectations in relation to that process

Research Development Framework: C1|C2|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Project Managing the PhD Process

CCETR09Y

Date: 03-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Corrado Di Maria
Date: 09-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Corrado Di Maria

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Gain an understanding of the nature of the PhD in the UK - Be able to appreciate the importance of planning and goal setting - Effective planning and realistic goal setting - Managing your time to facilitate the timely completion of your PhD.

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

Research Ethics and Integrity

CCETR08Y

Date: 03-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 09-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To make you think about ethical issues relative to your own research project - To introduce the concept of ethics, the UEA Research Ethics Policy and your responsibilities/obligations relative to the latter - To help you think and operate as an ethical researcher - To highlight five important ethical issues for consideration: Informed Consent: Deception; Debriefing; Confidentiality/Anonymity; and Protection from Harm - To highlight a range of ethical issues across the life cycle of a research project

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Advanced searching skills

FMH2RA6Y

Date: 04-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 09-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 03-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 03-07-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To gain skills and understanding to search, retrieve and organise information from a range of Library and web resources for medicine and health sciences at UEA.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B2|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

What Should a Literature Review Do?

CCETR07Y

Date: 07-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 30-10-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 05-02-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 16-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Ability to recognise and validate problems. - Original, independent and critical thinking, and the ability to develop theoretical concepts. - Ability to critically analyse and evaluate one's findings and those of others. - Show a broad understanding of the context in which the research takes place. - Write clearly and in a style appropriate to purpose. - Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of audiences.

Research Development Framework: A3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research