• Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Discourse Analysis: A Practical Guide

    Discourse Analysis: A Practical Guide Tuesday 17 March 2020, 13:00-15:00 The session will introduce new staff or those new to research to some of the key forms of Discourse Analysis that can be applied to qualitative data.  The sessions will also enable participants to gain some experience in applying these forms to data examples. Please […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Open access and Pure

    Open access and Pure Thursday 12 March 2020, 12:00-13:00 This workshop takes attendees through the whole process of submitting research outputs in Pure, including all open access and REF2021 requirements. The content covers preparing a manuscript, checking the publisher’s open access policy, deciding what Creative Commons licence to apply and moves onto a practical step-by-step […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): NVIVO follow up session

    NVIVO follow up session Wednesday 11 March 2020, 12:00-13:30 This is a relaxed hands-on workshop, no didactic teaching will take place, this session is designed to support you individually with working on your own NVIVO project using your own data. You must have your own data to bring to this workshop with you. Please visit […]

  • Research and External Funding workshop: Outputs and Collaborative Working

    ISR & the Business School present: Outputs and Collaborative Working Wednesday 11 March 2020, 14:00-16:00 Delivered by Professor Owen Evans, Department of Media, EHU, and Dr David Forrest, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, School of English University of Sheffield This session will focus in particular on the way to develop and manage funded research projects in […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Writing for publication

    Writing for publication (small group workshop) Thursday 5 March 2020, 12:00-13:00 This small group workshop is aimed at early career researchers; the content focuses on journal articles, though is applicable to other kinds of research outputs such as book chapters. Attendees are invited to consider the focus of their writing including key arguments, rationale, etc. […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): RIF budget surgery

    RIF budget surgery Wednesday 4 March 2020, 13:00-14:00 This session is essential for applicants to the University’s internal research support funds. It is only available to academic staff who are eligible to apply to these funding streams and is not suitable for PhD students/GTAs (PGR bursaries are available to all PhD students). This session is […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): SPSS 1 – Introduction

    SPSS 1 – Introduction Monday 2 March 2020, 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 prior knowledge.  On completion of this session attendees will be able to: Manage SPSS data […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Research Data Management

    Research Data Management Thursday 27 February 2020, 12:00-13:00 Starting by answering the questions ‘what is research data?’ and ‘what does research data management look like?’ this session covers various issues, good practice examples and funder requirements in this emerging area before explaining how to write a data management plan. The session includes class discussion, small […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Research Ethics and the Approval Process

    Research Ethics and the Approval Process Wednesday 26 February 2020, 13:00-14:00 The session will begin by attempting to de-mystify research ethics. It is a commonly held misconception that research ethics requires considerable specialist knowledge (for example, of the kind moral philosophers have); this is not the case. As a consequence, the session will focus on […]

  • Researcher Development Programme (RDP): Impact Development

    Impact Development Tuesday 25 February 2020, 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 impact plays a role in the allocation of funds via the REF. Research Councils also […]