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Data analysis in Python

SCI5RH2Y

Date: 12-12-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mr. Callum Rollo

Topic: Information skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Demonstrate a range of advanced python packages 2. Use more powerful tools for large datasets 3. Make more effective use of computer resources in Python

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

GIS Skills

SCI9RE4Y

Date: 16-12-2019 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Katy Appleton

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

After completing this course, participants will be able to plan in moderate detail the anticipated use of GIS within their research. Participants will be aware of potential sources of error, mitigation methods, and potential limitations of their results arising from the data and methods used.

Research Development Framework: A1|C2|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Introduction to Laboratory Demonstrating in CHE/PHA

SCI9RD6Y

Date: 16-12-2019 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Anna Fuller

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

Preparing Impactful Research Proposals and Grant Applications

CCETRD8Y

Date: 08-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 31-03-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To improve students' capacity to write effective and impactful research proposals - To consider the relationship between a set of stated research questions, the capacity of the methods and analyses proposed to deliver systematic answers to those questions, and the need to demonstrate clear and achievable outcomes within a given timeline - To help facilitate improvements in students' ability to understand the grant application process and to construct effective grant applications.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|C3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Essential Statistics for Researchers

SCI4RD7Y

Date: 09-01-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Alastair Grant

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

The aim of this course is to provide you with a knowledge of essential statistics for scientific research and practical experience of implementing these using SPSS.

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

ECONOMETRICS

ECO-R002

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Michael Kummer

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 2.5
Gained By:


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

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

Bioimaging 1 (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RA3Y

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mette Mogensen

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Introduction to Academic Writing Part 1

HUMPR048

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Mrs. Zoe Jones

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

Real time PCR (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI2RE8Y

Date: 14-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Rose Davidson

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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

Bioimaging 2 (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RA4Y

Date: 15-01-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Paul Thomas

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Specific research skills.

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