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January 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

January 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 20 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 20 January 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 4

January 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 22 January 2021 @ 9:30 am

End: 22 January 2021 @ 12:30 pm

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Open Data Essentials for Researchers: Creating Data Management Plans

January 2021


Further details on session: There are many decisions to make about managing your data before you even start creating/collecting it, it is important to have a data management plan (DMP) in place, as good preparation ensures you will manage your data most efficiently. Many funders now require a DMP to be submitted with grant proposals. Aims: We will take you through the main elements of the Data Management Plan, help you answer some of the most frequently asked questions about…

Start: 27 January 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 27 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Project Costings (Commercially Focussed)

January 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore the issues around costing and pricing of non-research profit-making projects e.g. consultancy, testing, conferences and CPD. The systems used by GFU to cost projects will be discussed and shown, the issues to consider when looking at the costs of a project will be identified and approaches on how to decide on a suitable price for the activity will be shared. Aims: To provide confidence in the issues surrounding the costing of projects…

Start: 27 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 27 January 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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February 2021

Funding Opportunities – International Focussed

February 2021


During this training session GFU will highlight funds that have a specific international focus, for example the Grand Challenge Research Fund from the Research Councils UK. We will highlight some of the unique eligibility criteria to look out for when making an application to international funders and demonstrate where to search for international opportunities, specifically how to look for funding from countries you have international links with. Aims: To identify and discuss international funding opportunities. Objectives: To be aware of…

Start: 1 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 1 February 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Scholarly Communications Unit

February 2021


The Scholarly Communications Unit (SCU) presentation covers the principles of Open Research, including Open Access, Open Data, Open services, public engagement and the benefits of an all-round ‘Open approach’ and what support is provided by SCU.  You will be introduced to the university repositories (CLoK and UCLanData) and how to deposit your research, along with the UCLan Open Access policy and Research Data Management policy requirements.  Plus, the benefits of having an ORCID Identifier, publishing models, data management planning, funding body…

Start: 3 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 3 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 1

February 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 4 February 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 4 February 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – An Induction to the Grants and Funding Unit – Research Services

February 2021


UCLan's Grants and Funding Unit (GFU) is the team that supports you in identifying and securing external funds to enable the development of your research, innovation and knowledge transfer activity.    Whether you are wanting to apply for standard funding sources such as UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), NIHR, Leverhulme Trust, or charitable sources; or are in a position to receive funding from more commercial sources, such as private and big business, we are the team to contact.  This training session…

Start: 10 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 10 February 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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Graduate Research School – End Note Training

February 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 11 February 2021 @ 11:30 am

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Where to Publish

February 2021


Further details to be released in due course.

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 11 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Finding Funding Workshop

February 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 11 February 2021 @ 2:30 pm

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Graduate Research School – STATS 3

February 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 11 February 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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An Introduction to Research Ethics

February 2021


In this session we will examine and discuss: The reasons why research is subject to ethical review The ethical principles governing research at UCLan, and internationally Issues and challenges in the application of the these principles Specific provisions governing work with vulnerable groups, handling and storage of data etc In the second half of the session there will be an opportunity to put what you have learned into practice, by reviewing some real-life examples of ethically problematic research  

Start: 11 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 11 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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Project Costings (Research Focussed) 14:00 p.m. – 15:00 p.m.

February 2021


Further details on session: This session will explore the issues around costing and pricing of research projects. The systems used by the GFU to cost projects will be discussed and shown, the issues to consider when looking at the costs of a project will be identified and approaches on how to reduce the costs of project (to fit into funder maximum limits) will be shared. Aims: To provide confidence in the issues surrounding the costing of projects. Objectives: To become…

Start: 16 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 16 February 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Open Research Essentials: Depositing your research on CLoK

February 2021


The fundamental principle underlying OA is that research funded by the public should be freely available to the public. For the typical researcher this means that a copy of a research paper should be placed online upon acceptance with no restrictions on who can access, view or download it. In this way OA bypasses current obstacles to access such as the prohibitive cost of journal subscriptions etc. Aims: Attendees will gain an understanding of the mechanisms and benefits of acting…

Start: 17 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 17 February 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 2

February 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 18 February 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 18 February 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

February 2021


This comprehensive training course is designed to strengthen your awareness of the University’s commitment to research integrity and ethics . This training is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and researchers, covering every stage of the research process. This session aims to explain Research Integrity and Ethics Role of the Research Governance Unit Research Integrity at UCLan Research Ethics at UCLan, including: o            Ethics approval Process o            Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings o            Amendments to ethical approval By…

Start: 18 February 2021 @ 11:00 am

End: 18 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Research Services an introduction

February 2021


The Director of Research Services will introduce you to Research Services and how they can support you in your research work. During the session she will briefly outline how research is funded nationally and at the University as well as highlight key parts of the current research strategy. Before attending the session, you may want to review the content at the following links: https://intranet.uclan.ac.uk/ou/rio/SitePages/Home.aspx and https://re.ukri.org/documents/2019/how-we-fund-heis-pdf/.

Start: 25 February 2021 @ 3:00 pm

End: 25 February 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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March 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

March 2021


Would you like support with your search for external funding opportunities? Research Professional: UCLan has a subscription to the funding portal Research Professional. Research Professional covers all scholarly disciplines, varieties of funder and types of opportunity; from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative projects to small travel grants. GFU are hosting a series of funding workshops; the aim of these workshops is for attendees to create a highly…

Start: 3 March 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 3 March 2021 @ 3:30 pm

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 3

March 2021


To access this training on offer from the Graduate Research School, please go through the Graduate Research School Teams site.  In order to join this team site, you need to use the code jhr6z72 to join.  Go to the Teams main page, in the top right-hand corner click on ‘join or create team’. Once in, go to the ‘General’ channel, then at the top click on ‘training booking links’.  You will see all the sessions in date order.   You will…

Start: 4 March 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 4 March 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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