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UEA Library Research Support: making the most of the Library's arts and humanities resources

HUMPR021

Date: 11-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 10-02-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To develop deeper understanding of information resources in general. 2. To improve information management awareness and skills.

Research Development Framework: A1|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Write Here, Right Now

SCI4RA9Y

Date: 11-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 01-11-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 06-12-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 10-01-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Students who registered prior to Oct 2017 and are still on the credit system (not training pathway) can submit a Reflective report for credits. No of credits that can be awarded depends how many sessions you attend and what you've gained from the experience.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Prioritise time for writing: a task that is often pushed aside but is important for the success of your research degree. 2.Improved mental wellbeing: studies show that spending time on a craft such as writing are good for you. 3.Learn about the latest research and 'top tips' surrounding writing: developing a growth mindset - writing is a skill that you can learn not a gift you "have".

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

MATHEMATICS

ECO-R003

Date: 14-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Using Threshold Concepts in Research Practice

HUMHR064

Date: 14-10-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 28-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 07-05-2020 | 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) Develop and understanding of the characteristics of threshold concepts and their role in learning and research communication 2) Ability to construct a conceptual framework for the doctoral thesis,

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Philosophy of Science for Social Scientists: From Theory to Research

CCETR31Y

Date: 14-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To provide a general introduction to philosophy of science issues for social scientists - To enable students to understand the main philosophies of science - positivist, interpretative and critical - which influence the social sciences and characterise their own field of study - To help students understand the assumptions and values which shape their own research and to position that research more effectively

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