Category Archives: Researcher Development Programme

Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Google Scholar & Microsoft Academic

Google Scholar & Microsoft Academic Thursday 31 October 2019, 12:00 – 13:00 This session covers the strengths and limitations of these two academic search engines. We cover search strategies, following the citation trail of items and people, saving to reference … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Pure: General User Training

Pure: General User Training Wednesday 30 October 2019, 14:00-16:00 Learn how to update, create and relate your content in Pure, including: Review your account settings Maintain your academic staff profile Apply for research funding Monitor your funding awards Combine your … Continue reading

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Research and external funding workshop: Academic Writing for Beginners

ISR & the Business School present: Academic Writing for Beginners Wednesday 30 October 2019, 13:15-15:15 Delivered by Prof Jo Crotty, Director: ISR Adapted from the work of Professor Rowena Murray, this session will take an honest look at the key blockages … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): General User Training for Pure

General User Training for Pure Wednesday 30 October 2019, 14:00-16:00 This practical session is for academic staff, known as ‘personal users’ in Pure. Learn how to update, create and relate your content in Pure, including: Review your account settings Maintain … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Reference management with EndNote

Reference management with EndNote Thursday 24 October 2019, 12:00-13:00 Learn how to use software to manage your reading and automatically generate citations and references. This session focuses on EndNote and covers how to import sources, manage your library and use … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Reference management with RefWorks

Reference management with RefWorks Thursday 17 October 2019, 12:00-13:00 Learn how to use software to manage your reading and automatically generate citations and references. This session focuses on RefWorks and covers how to import sources, manage your library and use … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): SPSS 1 – Introduction

SPSS 1 – Introduction Wednesday 16 October 2019, 10:00-12:00 SPSS is a powerful tool for analysing quantitative data.  This session will help colleagues understand when and how to use it.  It is an introduction to the package and assumes no … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): British Academy Small grants workshop

British Academy Small Grants Workshop Wednesday 9 October 2019, 14:00-15:30 Information session on British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme to include a brief overview, scheme details and guidance, how to apply and best practice. Develop an understanding of the British … Continue reading

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Research Development Programme (RDP): GDPR, data protection and research

GDPR, data protection and research Monday 7 October 2019, 14:00-16:00 What is GDPR and how does it affect you as a researcher? If you collect any personal information as part of your research, you need to know what it means … Continue reading

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Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Impact Development

Impact Development Wednesday 2 October 2019, 14:00 – 16:30 The ‘impact’ agenda plays an increasingly important role in the allocation of resources for research in the UK. The extent to which research undertaken by a University’s staff has generated non-academic … Continue reading

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