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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

Reflective Writing for Personal and Professional Development

HUMPR059

Date: 18-10-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 06-12-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 07-02-2019 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 13-05-2019 | 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

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH

CCETR0FY

Date: 19-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 14-01-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 15-05-2019 | 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

Critical reviewing of research papers - for international students

FMH1RA3Y

Date: 23-10-2018 | 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

Project management and planning your research in the arts and humanities: a workshop for first year PGRs

HUMPR025

Date: 23-10-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton
Date: 07-02-2019 | Time: 9:00 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

How to Write an Effective Research Proposal

HUMHR015

Date: 23-10-2018 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 30-04-2019 | Time: 11:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt

Topic: Communication skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD aims: Awareness of what makes an effective research proposal; Development of your own proposal.

Research Development Framework: B3|C3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Word processing for a PhD Thesis

CCETRMWY

Date: 24-10-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Steve Oldfield

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Competence in using Microsoft Word to manage large and complex documents - An understanding of UEA expectations for the formatting and presentation of research theses.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|B2|B3|D2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Academic Publishing

CCETRP6Y

Date: 24-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 13-02-2019 | 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:

- 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

Systematic Reviewing

FMH2RE6Y

Date: 25-10-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Diane Bunn

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To have a basic understanding of the principles and methods of conducting a systematic literature review in healthcare-related disciplines.

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

Presenting Your Thesis

HUMHR011

Date: 25-10-2018 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 24-01-2019 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence
Date: 30-04-2019 | 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. 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: 26-10-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Jeremy Schildt
Date: 22-02-2019 | 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

Development of behaviour change interventions

FMH8RB8Y

Date: 31-10-2018 | 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

Writing and Structuring an Effective Thesis

CCETR33Y

Date: 31-10-2018 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 20-02-2019 | 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 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

Discourse Analysis as a Research Tool in the Arts and Humanities

HUMPR007

Date: 01-11-2018 | Time: 1:00 pm
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

Making Citations Count: Understanding and Using Bibliometrics

HUMPR043

Date: 01-11-2018 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Matthew Sillence

Topic: Information skills

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


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: 1. Understanding of bibliometrics terminology. 2. Awareness of impact factors, H-index and how they relate to journals and authors in the humanities. 3. Ability to use the databases Scopus and Web of Science to conduct some citation analysis.

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

Referencing Without Tears: Using Reference Management Software

CCETRD6Y

Date: 02-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Miss Kate Squire

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

Plagiarism, Collusion and Referencing

CCETRP4Y

Date: 02-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Nonia Williams
Date: 04-02-2019 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Nonia Williams

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

Using Statistics in Social Science Research

CCETR06Y

Date: 05-11-2018 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Farasat Bokhari

Topic: Statistics

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- The ability to recognise and validate problems - An understanding of relevant research methodologies and techniques and their appropriate application within one's research field - Justify the principles and experimental techniques used in one's own research - Design and execute systems for the acquisition and collation of information through the effective use of appropriate resources and equipment - Use information technology appropriately for database management, recording and presenting information.

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|A3|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

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

FMH9RC6Y

Date: 05-11-2018 | 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 bst 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

Introduction to Academic Writing in English - Part 1

CCETR1AY

Date: 05-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Nonia Williams
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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

How to be more effective in communicating your science

SCI6RA8Y

Date: 06-11-2018 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Sarah Yeates

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register. Attending and participating.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

#To highlight the importance of your audience when planning any type of presentation #To recognise the importance of putting your research in context and engaging your audience #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 #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