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Preparing for the Probationary Review Meeting

SCI2RF4Y

Date: 21-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 24-02-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain
Date: 08-06-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Samuel Fountain

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To explain the purpose, aims and requirements of Probationary Review so that you are better prepared for the Probation Meeting 2.To explore the purpose of the Probation Report, the requirements of Schools regarding the report and what this means in terms of the content of the report.

Research Development Framework: B1|B2|C1|D1|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Preparing and Delivering Lectures

CCETRX8Y

Date: 22-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 28-04-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students/inexperienced teachers prepare and deliver lectures of excellent quality - To consider the mechanics of excellent lecture teaching.

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

LaTeX

SCI2RC2Y

Date: 22-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Mr. Henryk Haniewicz

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To introduce the fundamental features of LaTeX, useful for creating documents such as theses and presentations. 2.To practice creating a document, which demonstrates a range of these key functions.

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

How to Write a Thesis

FMH3RD1Y

Date: 23-01-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Andy Jones

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Improved understanding of what is required to complete a thesis

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

Diagrams and tables

SCI4RA6Y

Date: 23-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Simon Clegg

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
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Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.Learning best practice in how to present diagrams and tables. 2.Learn to format diagrams and tables for publication 3.Improving your knowledge of image files and how to manipulate. 4.Learn how to design and create infographics

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

Life in Academia (and how to get there)

SCI3RD8Y

Date: 27-01-2020 | Time: 2:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Emma Elvidge

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 1
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. To inform you about how the University works 2. To indicate the main roles and responsibilities of an academic 3. To highlight how an academic can develop a different portfolio of roles around their core academic responsibilities 4. To illustrate academic promotion/career routes. 5. To indicate routes into academia. 6. To show how external factors impact on the life of an academic.

Research Development Framework: B3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

The process and regulations for submitting ethics for clinical trials

FMH7RB9Y

Date: 27-01-2020 | Time: 3:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Marcus Flather

Topic: Research ethics/governance

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To understand the ethical processes and regulations underpinning clinical trials (including RCTs) - To understand the conditions which have to be in place before a clinical trial can commence.

Research Development Framework: A1|C1|C2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to SPSS

CCETR24Y

Date: 27-01-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce students to the statistical software package SPSS - To provide students with a basic introduction to issues of data entry, data handling and data analysis in SPSS

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

From PGR to Post-doc

SCI3RB7Y

Date: 27-01-2020 | Time: 12:30 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Rebecca Wyand

Topic: Career planning

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To raise awareness of career development opportunities available through choosing a postdoctoral position. 2.To gain an insight into the expectations a Higher Education Institute has of postdoctoral researchers. 3.To explore how a postdoctoral position fits with an individual's values, motivations and working style.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Assessment, Feedback and Module Design

CCETRX9Y

Date: 29-01-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts
Date: 05-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Simon Watts

Topic: Expanding your experience

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students/inexperienced teachers deliver marking and student feedback of excellent quality - To consider the mechanics of effective module design.

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