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Navigating the publishing process

FMH7RB0Y

Date: 23-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Karen Milton

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- Provide an overview of what's involved in publishing - Provide some tips on maximising the likelihood of success in publishing your research

Research Development Framework: A1|A2|B3|D3
Stage of Research: Looking beyond your PhD

Preparing for Your Viva (Final Year Students Only)

FMH3RD2Y

Date: 29-04-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Prof Antony Arthur

Topic: Supporting your PhD

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To increase your understanding of the viva examination process - To provide guidance on preparing for the viva - To build confidence in your ability to perform well in the viva - To provide guidance on the process of thesis corrections post-viva.

Research Development Framework: A1|B1|B2
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

Advanced LaTeX

SCI5RE6Y

Date: 06-05-2020 | Time: 9:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Robert Whittaker

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register You must attend both sessions


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Furthering scientific typesetting skills to improve communication in papers, presentations, theses and other documents.

Research Development Framework: A1|B3|D2
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Storytelling with digital maps

SCI9RF6Y

Date: 12-05-2020 | Time: 9:30 am
Session Leader: Dr. Katy Appleton

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1. Develop a new way to display and share data. 2. Develop a new tool to help you tell the "story" of your research. 3. Start creating your own GIS-based Story Map.

Research Development Framework: A2|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Contemporary Approaches for Facilitating Learning

SCI5RB6Y

Date: 15-05-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Prof Simon Lancaster

Topic: Impact and engagement

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

1.To identify limitations in the traditional lecture system. 2.2.To identify ways of teaching which maximise student engagement and learning. 3.3.To provide you with new knowledge and experience that you can apply in your teaching practice.

Research Development Framework: A3|B1|B3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Flow, Fluidity and Fluency: Digital Information Management and Your PhD

HUMRR004

Date: 16-05-2020 | Time: 10:00 am
Session Leader: Dr. Louise Atherton

Topic: Learning through practice

Credit Value: 2
Gained By: Credits gained by: Attending the training weekend.


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

PPD Aims: * Develop an awareness of the forms of data involved in research practices and products * Evaluate techniques and resources to manage your use of time spent on research effectively * Be able to assess the kinds of data you will capture, structure or create for your project * Understand the how digital content affects research methods and project workflows * Ensure that all the output of your thesis - data, documents, references - are in a form that you or others can use in future projects or publications

Research Development Framework: D3
Stage of Research: Starting your research

Scientific Publishing - a Journal Editor's View

FMH9RC9Y

Date: 19-05-2020 | Time: 2:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kevin Tyler

Topic: Academic writing

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

Learning outcomes for participants: 1, Understand why to publish research 2. Understand how to publish research 3. Understand where to publish research

Research Development Framework: B2|B3|C3|D1|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Scale Development

CCETR0GY

Date: 20-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To help students develop reliable and valid scales to accurately measure a variety of personal and social variables - To provide an introduction to the process of scale development and analysis, including item generation, item piloting, data collection, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses, and appropriate tests of reliability and validity

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

Communication Workshop - Practical Experience of Short Talks (hosted by the School of Biological Sciences)

SCI7RB2Y

Date: 22-05-2020 | Time: 1:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Mohammad Hajihosseini

Topic: Communication skills

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

To get experience in presenting and feedback on your presentation so that you can identify strengths and possible areas for improvement.

Research Development Framework: A2|A3|D2|D3
Stage of Research: Developing as a researcher

An Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling

CCETR0HY

Date: 27-05-2020 | Time: 7:00 pm
Session Leader: Dr. Kimberley Bartholomew

Topic: Research methods

Credit Value: 0.5
Gained By: Attendance Register


Personal and Professional Development Aims:

- To introduce the key concepts involved in SEM, including latent, exogenous, and endogenous variables and their graphical notation, the measurement model, and the structural model - To provide a step-by-step guide to the data collection and analytic processes in SEM, including model specification, model estimation, model evaluation, and model modification - To demonstrate how the output of an SEM analysis should be interpreted and reported, the latter using both text and appropriate figures.

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