Open Access and EHRA
Wednesday 20 February 2019, 13:00-14:00
This session is an introduction to using EHRA for maintaining a repository for your publications. By the end of the session you will be aware of:
– How to upload your research papers
– How to comply with the EHU and HEFCE open access policies
– How to access guidance on using EHRA
NVivo 2: Intermediate
Thursday 28 February 2019, 14:00-16:00
NVivo software supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It lets you collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audio, social media data, YouTube videos and web pages.
This hands-on workshop takes you beyond the basics to asking questions of your data and your analysis. In this session you will use your own data and receive individual support to create your own NVivo project.
Promoting research by using social media
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 12:00-14:00
Promote and disseminate your research through the use of social media. This session will discuss the combined use of academic networking websites (e.g. Research Gate, Academia.edu) in in making our outputs visible and accessible and social networking (e.g. Twitter, Facebook) in publicising outputs. This session is aimed at Academic staff who are Research-active.
Research Ethics and the Approval Process
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 15:00-16:00
This session will focus on practicalities by outlining the structures, policies, procedures, documentation and timescales about which it is important for those seeking ethical approval for their research to be familiar.
Discourse Analysis: A Practical Guide
Thursday 7 March 2019, 13:00-15:00
The session will introduce new staff or staff new to research to some of the key forms of Discourse Analysis that can be applied to qualitative data.
Assistance with your RIF submission
Wednesday 13 March 2019, 13:00-14:00
This session is for applicants to the University’s internal research funding streams, the Research Investment Fund (RIF). Pick up tips and guidelines on using the RIF budget spreadsheet template in your RIF application.
Wednesday 20 March 2019, 14:00-16:30
The `impact’ agenda plays an increasingly important role in the allocation of resources for research in the UK. This session will help researchers to define the term ‘impact’, explore tools that researchers can use to develop impact plans, look at preparing pathways to impact statements and how to monitor and evidence impact.
Introduction to metrics
Wednesday 20 March 2019, 12:00-13:00
In this session we will be looking at a ‘basket of metrics’ available to researchers to help evaluate their research output. This will include Web of Science article level and author level metrics, Impact Factor (IF), Journal Citation reports (JCR), Google Scholar metrics, Elsevier’s CiteScore and Publish or Perish.
GDPR and Research
Wednesday 27 March 2018, 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 for your work, and how to protect your research data, yourself and the rights of your participants/data subjects.
Citation Metrics: Measure Your Influence
Thursday 4 April 2019, 13:00-15:00
Have you wondered how influential your publications are? Do colleagues read them? Do they cite them? Who has cited them? When? Where? – and most importantly, How often? This session will provide a critical outline of author citation metrics.
Introduction to the publishing process
Wednesday 10 April 2019, 12:00-13:00
This session will consider the steps required to get an article published. This will include selecting a publication, avoiding predatory publishers, submitting an article, submitting to EHRA and considering the REF timeline.
British Academy Small Grants Workshop
Wednesday 10 April 2019, 14:00-15:30
Information session on British Academy Small Grants scheme to include brief overview, scheme details, how to apply and best practice.
– Develop an understanding of the British Academy Small Grants scheme
– Learn how to apply for the scheme
– Understand best practice
Taking Research Beyond the Campus
Wednesday 1 May 2019, 11:00-15:00
With a focus beyond REF 2021, this session will help academics understand how academic research can be impactful beyond the academy and to capitalise on excellence in applied research for maximum impact.
NVIVO 1: Introduction
Thursday 9 May 2019, 14:00-16:00
NVivo software supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It lets you collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, audio, social media data, YouTube videos and web pages. This session will provide a basic introduction to NVIVO as an organising tool for qualitative researchers drawing on reflections from a live project.