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Sourcing Grants for Research Activities in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR042

Date: 03-09-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 04-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 04-12-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 04-02-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 26-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 03-06-2019 | 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

How to stay calm as a post-graduate researcher

FMH7RB7Y

Date: 18-09-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Blowers
Date: 19-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Elizabeth Blowers

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Understand what mental wellbeing is and why it matters - Manage your mental wellbeing and resilience as a research student.

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

Preparing for Probation Review

FMH1RA7Y

Date: 19-09-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Penny Powell
Date: 30-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Penny Powell

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To clarify the timing, processes, requirements and possible outcomes of probation assessment - To discuss methods for effective report writing - To convey the importance of planning and prioritising

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B2|D2
Stage of Research: (None)

Supervising project students

SCI1RB8Y

Date: 25-09-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Maria O'Connell

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To raise awareness of the needs of the project student. 2. To identify the elements of good supervision. 3. To show how to supervise effectively whilst progressing your own research. 4. To indicate the benefits of supervising project students..

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

Introduction to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Induction)

HUMRR003

Date: 01-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 07-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
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)

SSF Induction Event

CCETR00Y

Date: 02-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Corrado Di Maria
Date: 08-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. 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

PPD Overview (Intro for new students)

CCETR0AY

Date: 02-10-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 08-01-2019 | 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

FMH PGR INDUCTION

FMHTR22Y

Date: 02-10-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-10-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 08-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 02-04-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 03-04-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price
Date: 02-07-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


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

Project Managing the PhD Process

CCETR09Y

Date: 03-10-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Corrado Di Maria
Date: 09-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. 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

CCETR08Y

Date: 03-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 09-01-2019 | 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: 03-10-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 09-01-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 03-04-2019 | 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 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

Preparing to Teach in the Arts and Humanities Cycle 1

HUMTR002

Date: 03-10-2018 | Time: 2:00 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

Getting Started with EndNote: A Basic Introduction

FMH2RA1Y

Date: 04-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: | Time:
Session Leader: Mr. Matthew Smith
Date: 04-04-2019 | 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 become competent in Information Management in the digital age

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

Managing Your PhD: the Supervisor Relationship

HUMHR041

Date: 04-10-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 17-01-2019 | Time: 1:00 pm
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

MATHEMATICS

ECO-R003

Date: 08-10-2018 | 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

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

SCI5RA2Y

Date: 09-10-2018 | 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

So You Want to be a Demonstrator

SCI9RD5Y

Date: 09-10-2018 | Time: 1:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 30-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates
Date: 14-01-2019 | Time: 1:30 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

RESEARCH METHODS

ECO-R001

Date: 09-10-2018 | 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

Applying for Postdoctoral Research Posts in the Arts and Humanities

HUMHR038

Date: 09-10-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 26-03-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD AIms: Understanding of the postdoctoral research funding environment * Awareness of ways of keeping up to date with postdoctoral funding opportunities * Awareness of the steps involved in preparing an application for postdoctoral research posts

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

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

HUMPR021

Date: 09-10-2018 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 22-11-2018 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 28-01-2019 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Mr. Grant Young
Date: 28-03-2019 | Time: 11:00 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

What Should a Literature Review Do?

CCETR07Y

Date: 10-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 22-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 18-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 30-01-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
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

Advanced organic synthesis

SCI4RB9Y

Date: 10-10-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof A. Ganesan

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance register. Students must attend the majority of sessions.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B1|B2|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to teaching and assessment in higher education

FMH5RC8Y

Date: 11-10-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Gill Price

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To develop an understanding of the intellectual, organisational and communication skills which are currently needed for teaching undergraduates in Higher Education in the UK

Research Development Framework:
Stage of Research: (None)

Using Threshold Concepts in Research Practice

HUMHR064

Date: 11-10-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 22-01-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 09-05-2019 | 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

Introduction to Ethics in Health Research

FMH2RB2Y

Date: 15-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Mark Wilkinson

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

Preparing and Conducting Field Research

HUMPR054

Date: 15-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 2
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

How to Write an Effective Research Proposal

FMH4RC9Y

Date: 16-10-2018 | 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

Writing Effectively: Some Simple Thoughts and Principles

CCETRW7Y

Date: 17-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 06-02-2019 | 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

Research Ethics Guidance

HUMPR097

Date: 17-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 17-12-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 01-02-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 21-03-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 17-07-2019 | 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

Researching in Archives in the UK and Overseas

HUMPR041

Date: 18-10-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 31-01-2019 | 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