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Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 1

HUMTR002

Date: 30-09-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Carlos De Pablos-Ortega

Topic: Widening horizons

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance and participation at all sessions


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Basic understanding of theories and approaches to learning and pedagogy 2. Basic understanding of teaching approaches and strategies 3. Basic understanding of student approaches to learning 4. Awareness of Student Services support networks 5. Basic understanding of what makes an effective teacher and how to put this into practice at the undergraduate level

Research Development Framework: B3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Induction)

HUMRR003

Date: 01-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 3
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register and completion of on-line training modules


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. To gain an understanding of how research in the humanities is supported at UEA and what students are expected to achieve. 2. To gain an understanding of how students develop as researchers. 3. To be aware of the facilities available at UEA for support.

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|B3|C1
Stage of Research: (None)

FMH PGR INDUCTION

FMHTR22Y

Date: 02-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 02-04-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-04-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 02-07-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register. These sessions are Mandatory


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To gain an understanding of the expectations of a PGR student at UEA, and of some important resources that are available.

Research Development Framework: A1|B2|B3|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

PPD Overview (Intro for new students)

CCETR0AY

Date: 02-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students understand the importance of training in the context of a PhD - To help students understand the expectations for training at UEA - To enable students to identify training of importance to their own needs - To help students understand the research credit system at UEA and to enable them to claim credits effectively - To introduce students to the UEA Careers Service and to their dedicated PGR Careers Advisor.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Induction to the Faculty of Science (SCI PGR students only)

SCI1RA1Y

Date: 02-10-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 01-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader:
Date: 01-07-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader:

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To introduce new PGR students to the Faculty of Science 2. To inform new students of the PGR process and important mile stones in their first year 3. To provide an opportunity to meet staff and current students.

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

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

Basic Introduction to ethics

SCI2RA4Y

Date: 07-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Helen James
Date: 06-04-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader:

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Students should expect to be confronted by some of the scientific, moral and ethical questions raised by their study or discipline. To consider viewpoints other than their own, and to engage in critical assessment and intellectual argument.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|B1|B2|B3|C1|C2|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Sourcing Grants for Research Activities in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR042

Date: 08-10-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 05-12-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 17-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 16-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register and reflective report.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Develop an understanding of the financial requirements of research activities. 2. Awareness of grant schemes within UEA and those of external associations and professional bodies. 3. Ability to produce a budget for future research activities as part of grant applications.

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

Getting started as a researcher

SCI1RB9Y

Date: 08-10-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 01-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 01-07-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Develop an understanding of the responsibilities of being a researcher and ensuring that you work with integrity. 2. To raise awareness of what your supervisor is expecting from you and strategies that you can employ to ensure a good working relationship. 3. To carry out a skills audit and start to develop a training and development plan for Year 1.

Research Development Framework: B1|B3|C1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Teaching and marking mathematics (hosted by the School of Mathematics)

SCI5RA2Y

Date: 08-10-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Robert Gray

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To develop good skills in teaching and marking mathematics.

Research Development Framework: B1|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Evaluating your training needs and developing your skills

SCI6RE8Y

Date: 08-10-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 13-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 01-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 01-07-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To understand expectations and processes regarding training and development at UEA. 2. To carry out a skills audit and start to develop a training and development plan for Year 1. 3. To explore opportunities for developing your skills.

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

Getting Started with EndNote: A Basic Introduction

FMH2RA1Y

Date: 09-10-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 22-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To become competent in using EndNote at basic level for storing, organising and using bibliographic references.

Research Development Framework: A2|C2|C3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

So You Want to be a Demonstrator

SCI9RD5Y

Date: 09-10-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 29-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 13-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 11-05-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explore what the academic in charge of the teaching expects from a demonstrator. 2.To explore the responsibilities of a demonstrator. 3.To raise awareness of health and safety issues relating to laboratory practical classes. 4.To highlight good practice. 5.To indicate ways that you can support students in learning. 6.To prepare you for your role as a demonstrator. 7.To increase your confidence in working as a demonstrator.

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

Arts and Humanities Interdisciplinary Seminar: The Hate in Migration

HUMDR002

Date: 09-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Alexander Brown

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 5
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Managing Your PhD: the Supervisor Relationship

HUMHR041

Date: 10-10-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 16-01-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Supporting your PhD

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: 1. Understanding of the university framework for supervision. 2. Understanding of expectations around supervision, for both supervisors and students. 3. Awareness of University and Faculty procedures.

Research Development Framework: B1|D1
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Using the HUM Pathway for Planning Your Development

HUMPR001

Date: 10-10-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 19-11-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 18-02-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register, reflective report and production of draft plan to be used in supervisory meetings.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Understanding of training and development and how to undertake a training needs analysis; introduction to Faculty procedures and expectations around training and dcevelopment; develop practical skills in analysing and specifying personal training and development plans.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2|B3|C2
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
Date: 07-02-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 06-03-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 03-04-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 01-05-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 05-06-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 03-07-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge
Date: 07-08-2020 | 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

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

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

Reflective Writing for Personal and Professional Development

HUMPR059

Date: 15-10-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 25-11-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 27-02-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 05-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Learning through practice

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: Develop an understanding of theories and models of reflective practice; Ability to employ writing to aid personal and professional development; Develop an awareness of the priorities for future learning activities based on engagement with past experience.

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

How to Write an Effective Research Proposal

FMH4RC9Y

Date: 15-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Awareness of what makes an effective research proposal - Development of your own proposal.

Research Development Framework: B3|C3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

RESEARCH METHODS

ECO-R001

Date: 15-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Robert Sugden

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

HOW TO make the most of UEA Library Resources

SCI2RA1Y

Date: 16-10-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Liz Clarke

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Become competent in information literacy in the digital age.

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

Researching in Archives in the UK and Overseas

HUMPR041

Date: 17-10-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 30-01-2020 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.05
Gained By: Gained by: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Awareness of the nature of archives and how to begin research in them 2.Awareness of the online resources available to humanities researchers 3.To gain essential information for constructing a research plan for the thesis.

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

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 Field Research

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

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)

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

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