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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