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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

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 2

HUMTR004

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Carlos De Pablos-Ortega

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: basic understanding of theories and approaches to learning and pedagogy; basic understanding of teaching approaches and strategies; basic understanding of student approaches to learning; awareness of Student Support Services support networks; basic understanding of what makes an effective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level.

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Using SCIFinder

SCI5RD4Y

Date: 12-11-2019 | Time: 10:30 am
Session Leader: Ms. Rachel Henderson

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Extending your knowledge of accessing information for your research.

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

Academic Publishing

CCETRP6Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 19-02-2020 | 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:

- Write clearly and effectively for purposes of publication - Understand the publication process for books and journals - Contribute to promoting the public understanding of one's research field.

Research Development Framework: A3|B3|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to Reference Management

SCI3RE7Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming
Date: 05-02-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mrs. Lucy Fleming

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Understanding of the function and use of bibliographic software to create references. 2. Critical engagement with the tools needed to effectively manage your research. 3. Research management.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Sharing Your Research with non-Academic Audiences

HUMER015

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley
Date: 23-04-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Walmsley

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register and Session delivery.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Greater understanding of Outreach and its importance in the HE sector; Enhanced understanding of how to communicate academic concepts to audiences of all ages and abilities; Enhanced teaching skills; Ability to work independently and collaboratively to develop teaching materials.

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

How to be more effective in communicating your science

SCI6RA8Y

Date: 13-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To highlight the importance of your audience when planning any type of presentation 2. To recognise the importance of putting your research in context and engaging your audience 3. To recognise how an audience interacts with visual material during oral presentations and how to use this knowledge to create great visual material and present it effectively 4. To explore ways in which you can engage your audience through your performance

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Referencing Without Tears

HUMPR027

Date: 14-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 13-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims:Understanding of the function and use of bibliographic software to create references; Critical engagement with the tools needed to effectively manage your research; Research management; Develop understanding of standards of 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|A2|A3|B1|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Freedom of Information Act

CCETRIFY

Date: 14-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer
Date: 25-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Pilot and feasibility studies

FMH6RC3Y

Date: 14-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Understand the definitions and roles of pilot and feasibility studies in health-related research - Discuss planning and publication of a pilot or feasibility study

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

Applying for a Grant

CCETRG1Y

Date: 15-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Hussein Kassim

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Ability to recognise and validate problems - Show initiative, work independently and be self-reliant - Construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to a range of audiences - Understand the processes for funding and evaluation of research - Justify the principles and methods used in one's own research

Research Development Framework: A2|B2|B3|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Making figures in R

SCI5RG1Y

Date: 15-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To teach how to produce publication ready figures using R. 2. To compare and contrast the use of base and ggplot2 packages for producing figures in R. 3. To demonstrate how best plot and display the results of different statistical models.

Research Development Framework: A1|D1
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Presenting Your Research

SCI3RA3Y

Date: 18-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 17-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: 1. Attendance register. 2. Presenting at the session


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

An appreciation of how an audience views your presentation style and supporting visual aids, including areas of strengths and possible areas for improvement.

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Introduction to Academic Writing (Part 1)

SCI2RD2Y

Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
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

Copyright

CCETRE1Y

Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader:
Date: 05-03-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Dave Palmer

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop an understanding of issues relating to the rights of other researchers.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B3|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Keeping up to date with research - tips from UEA library for sifting through the information avalanche

SCI5RB9Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Ms. Rachel Henderson

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A3|B3|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Writing a research statement (Hosted by the School of Mathematical Sciences)

SCI4RB5Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Vanessa Miemietz

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 3
Gained By: Attendance register. Students must attend and participate in the session, as well as writing a research statement.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To develop good mathematical writing skills and aid with career development.

Research Development Framework: B3|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Social media for academics

SCI3RD7Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register. Attending, participating and setting up your own website to promote your research.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Building your professional identity; 2. Networking and engagement; Learning about opportunities to improve your research and career development; 3. Developing an understanding of common social media platforms; 4. Setting up a web presence to promote yourself as a researcher; 5. Effective networking.

Research Development Framework: A1|A3|B2|B3|C1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

MICROECONOMICS

ECO-R004

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Mark Le Quement

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Writing and Structuring an Effective Thesis

CCETR33Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 26-02-2020 | 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 help students to understand the typical chapters and chapter structures used in a social science thesis - To consider the main aims of different thesis chapters and their relationship to the whole - To emphasise the importance of a 'golden thread' or 'guiding narrative' within a PhD thesis - To offer students the chance to look at other PhD theses and to show them how to access theses similar to their own

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

Evaluation of behaviour change interventions

FMH8RB7Y

Date: 20-11-2019 | 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 mention three types of evaluation and explain how they differ 2. To mention three components of process evaluation and explain how they differ 3. To explain the differences between mediators, moderators and confounders 4. To explain why choice of evaluation design and measures depends on the nature of the intervention.

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

Improv for Science Communication

SCI7RB5Y

Date: 21-11-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: FPM09ZEU

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register Attending both sessions.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Making figures in Python

SCI5RH3Y

Date: 21-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo
Date: 22-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To teach how to produce publication ready figures using Python. 2. To compare and contrast the use of different plotting methods in matplotlib. 3. To demonstrate how best plot and display the results of different data sets.

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

Introduction to Matlab for Scientists Part 1

SCI5RH8Y

Date: 25-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Miss Yanxin Wang

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register Completing in-class assignments.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce students to the numerical software package Matlab 2.To provide students with a basic introduction to issues of data manipulation and visualisation

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

High Performance Computing

SCI2RF7Y

Date: 25-11-2019 | 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 high performance computing (HPC) and the HPC cluster at UEA.

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

Mixed Research Methods

FMH2RCEY

Date: 26-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Hanson

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To explain the difference between quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research - To present types of mixed methods research and why this design has been adopted to answer different research questions - To determine when a mixed methods' approach is appropriate to use in healthcare - To explain the concept of "data integration" and be able to assess how effectively mixed methods research integrates data drawn from using different methods.

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

Introduction to Matlab for Scientists Part 2

SCI5RH9Y

Date: 26-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Miss Yanxin Wang

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register Completing in-class assignments


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To introduce how a widely used data format can be created, examined and modified in Matlab 2. To introduce students to the importance of NetCDF files in science

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

Critical Reviewing of Research Papers: For International Students

SCI2RE2Y

Date: 26-11-2019 | 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:

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

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

Preparing for your Viva

CCETRV1Y

Date: 26-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 24-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 25-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Increased understanding of the viva examination process - Increased confidence in your ability to perform effectively in the viva - Increased understanding of the possible viva outcomes and the process of thesis corrections post viva.

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

A Comparison of Qualitative Methods (1)

CCETRW3Y

Date: 27-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 04-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 04-05-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve attendees' theoretical knowledge of a range of commonly used qualitative methods. - To improve attendees' ability to practically apply a range of qualitative methods. - To help attendee's choose an appropriate qualitative method relative to their particular aims and research questions. - To consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of by-theme and by-person qualitative analyses.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing (Part 2)

SCI4RB2Y

Date: 27-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

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 for successful English academic writing.

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

Introduction to Bioinformatics 1: Working with sequences

SCI2RI2Y

Date: 27-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Will Nash

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To demonstrate how and where sequence data is stored 2. To provide a working understanding and awareness of NCBI BLAST 3. To introduce sequence alignment, and provide an example of a GUI software in which to conduct it 4. To introduce the command line environment, and to remove some of the mystery of the terminal

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

Preparing a first conference paper in the Arts and Humanities

HUMPR056

Date: 28-11-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: B3|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

N-of-1 design: undertaking within-person investigations

FMH9RC6Y

Date: 28-11-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Felix Naughton

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To be able to explain what N-of-1/witihin-participant designs are and how they are different to between-participant designs - To describe how to undertake observational N-of-1 studies - To describe different experimental N-of-1 designs to evaluate interventions and which types of interventions are bEst suited to which design - To explain solutions to key challenges with undertaking N-of-1 studies.

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

Linear models in R

SCI5RG2Y

Date: 29-11-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Catriona Morrison

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To demonstrate how to use the software R via Rstudio to carry out linear models. 2. To provide an understanding of how to perform and interpret model diagnostics for linear models, check model fit, model selection and make predictions. 3. To explore how to fit and interpret models with continuous, categorical variables and interaction terms.

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

Improve Your Communication and Collaboration Skills

CCETRXTZ

Date: 29-11-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: FPM09ZEU

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Active listening and communication 2. Creativity and innovation 3. Team-working 4. Flexibility and resilience

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

Goal setting: creating an action plan for the next 12 months

SCI9RF3Y

Date: 02-12-2019 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 02-06-2020 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register Submission of goal setting example


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Demonstrate the importance of goal setting for a successful (and happy!) career. 2.Describe a value-based goal setting process that can be used to set short and long-term goals. 3.Provide space for students to think about the own progress and the targets they want to set for the upcoming year.

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

Preparing for Your Viva

SCI3RE4Y

Date: 02-12-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Prof Andrew Lovett

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Increased understanding of the viva examination process. 2.Increased confidence in your ability to perform effectively in the viva. 3.Increased understanding of the possible viva outcomes and the process of thesis corrections post viva.

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

An Introduction to Regression Analysis

CCETRE2Y

Date: 02-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help you understand the linear regression model - To consider what it means to formulate a relationship between one dependent variable and one or more independent variables - To consider the critical assumptions of the linear regression model

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

Introduction to Academic Writing in English (Part 1)

FMH2RF3Y

Date: 03-12-2019 | 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 knowledge about English academic writing styles.

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

On the Job: Securing a First Academic Post

CCETRWYY

Date: 03-12-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 01-04-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students establish a clear academic identity prior to (and for the benefit of) job applications - To help students identify appropriate or 'gettable' academic posts - To help students to generate effective and job-tailored application paperwork (including CV's, personal statement, and covering letters) - To demystify the academic interview process

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD