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September 2020

Academic Research Induction – Innovation & Enterprise – Intellectual Property

September 2020


Realising Impact from Intangible Assets An Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) -  By the end of this session you will:  Know what Intellectual Property (IP) is and isn't, be able describe the different types of IP, understand the importance of IP to your research in regard to impact, know what resources and training is available to support the protection and commercialisation of your research. Dates to be confirmed (September 2020)

Start: 30 September 2020 @ 12:00 am

End: 30 September 2020 @ 12:00 am

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October 2020

Academic Research Induction – Scholarly Communications Unit

October 2020


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: 5 October 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 5 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Open Data Essentials for Researchers: An introduction

October 2020


Further details to be released shortly.

Start: 7 October 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 7 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Researcher Development Unit

October 2020


This session will provide an understanding of your responsibilities within the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, identify ways of driving your own development and career, access the Researcher Development Portal, and recognise how the RDU can help you in your role.

Start: 14 October 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 14 October 2020 @ 11:00 am

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

October 2020


Further details to be released shortly.

Start: 14 October 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 14 October 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Finding Funding Workshop

October 2020


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: 15 October 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 15 October 2020 @ 11:30 am

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How to Submit an External Bid at UCLan

October 2020


Further details on session: This session will explore who to engage with and when to do it, when considering applying for external funding. It will explain UCLan’s procedures for submitting a bid and explore funder specific guidelines. You’ll learn that help is available to assist you with both the interpretation of funder rules and the actual submission to the funder and the session will include examples of electronic portal applications. Aims: To promote confidence in submitting a bid and provide…

Start: 19 October 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 19 October 2020 @ 2:30 pm

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Tenders Focussed)

October 2020


Further details on session: The session is designed for people new to responding to invitations to tender, or who have previously submitted tenders and are keen to increase their chance of success. It will look at how and why the process is used by buyers, how it differs from a grant call, and how bidders can best respond to the opportunity. Aims: During this session staff will have the opportunity to look at the structure and format that can be…

Start: 22 October 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 22 October 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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November 2020

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

November 2020


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 November 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 10 November 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Where to Publish

November 2020


Further details to be released shortly.

Start: 12 November 2020 @ 12:00 pm

End: 12 November 2020 @ 1:00 pm

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Finding Funding Workshop

November 2020


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: 16 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 16 November 2020 @ 3:30 pm

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

November 2020


Further details to be released shortly.    

Start: 19 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 19 November 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Funding Opportunities – Early Career Researcher (ECR) Focussed

November 2020


During this training session GFU will highlight and discuss a number of different opportunities aimed at the Early Career Researcher, from small grants through to fellowships, and demonstrate how to search for these opportunities. GFU will advise on the support available when making your application both from GFU and the funder. Finally we will sign post you to a number of resources to support you at this stage in your career! Aim: To identify funding opportunities for ECRs. Objectives: To…

Start: 24 November 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 24 November 2020 @ 12:30 pm

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Open Research Essentials: An introduction

November 2020


Further details to be released shortly.

Start: 25 November 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 25 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Obtaining ethical approval

November 2020


Further details to be released shortly.  

Start: 27 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 27 November 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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An Introduction to Research Ethics

November 2020


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Start: 27 November 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 27 November 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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December 2020

Finding Funding Workshop

December 2020


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: 2 December 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 2 December 2020 @ 3:30 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Research Governance Unit

December 2020


The session will provide:   An introduction to the Research Governance Unit, Research Integrity – the external environment, policies and processes at UCLan, Research Ethics – policies at UCLan and applying for ethical approval.  

Start: 9 December 2020 @ 11:00 am

End: 9 December 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Research Focussed)

December 2020


Further details on session: The session is designed for people new to bidding or who have limited success. It will walk participants through a variety of funding call proposal forms, online portals and guidelines and will discuss what the questions are asking for, and how best to interpret the guidelines. The session will use examples from major funders (RCUK and Horizon 2020) with complicated structured guidelines. The general themes of this session can be applied to a wider range of…

Start: 9 December 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 9 December 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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Predatory Publishers

December 2020


Further details to be released shortly.

Start: 14 December 2020 @ 12:00 pm

End: 14 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm

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