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April 2020

Research Integrity & Ethics Training

April 2020


Start: 30 April 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 14 August 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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May 2020

Finding Funding

May 2020


GFU Finding Funding Workshop 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…

Start: 21 May 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 8 August 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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June 2020

Research Integrity & Ethics Training

June 2020


Start: 17 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 1 October 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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July 2020

IOSH Managing Safely (Three day course)

July 2020


Please note that this course can be booked via iTrent Self Service. IOSH Managing Safely is a qualification in safety and health for supervisors and managers in all organisations, it is nationally recognised and accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The aim of the course is to ensure that health and safety issues are identified, it will enable delegates to review their own departmental systems for safety, introducing new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to…

Start: 14 July 2020 @ 9:00 am

End: 16 July 2020 @ 4:30 pm

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Finding Literature – Graduate Research School

July 2020


Finding Literature Workshop exploring UCLan Library’s academic resources:  Know where to find published academic research for your subject area  Learn how to develop your search strategy for more efficient results  Compare the content and functionality of various databases  Discover highly cited papers in your field  Save searches, create alerts

Start: 15 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 15 July 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Obtaining Ethical Approval – Graduate Research School

July 2020


All research proposals, irrespective of the nature or activity involved, will need to be reviewed by their relevant ethics committee. This practical session aims to explain the ethics system and how to complete your ethics application. Session themes: • The E-Ethics System • Ethics checklist • Guidance on completing and submitting your application • The approval process • Types of application (including NRES - IRAS) • Health & Safety and Data Protection considerations By the end of this session you…

Start: 15 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 15 July 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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College of Professors and Readers Meetings

July 2020


This event is for the College of Professors and Readers group who meet every month. If you require any further information about the network, please do not hesitate to contact Trudi Emmens on tmemmens@uclan.ac.uk    

Start: 16 July 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 16 July 2020 @ 3:00 pm

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Writing your Literature Review – Graduate Research School

July 2020


Two processes are involved in written communication. The first, in your mind, is the selection of words to express your thoughts. The second, in the mind of the reader, is the conversion of written words into thoughts. The essential difficulty is in trying to ensure that the thoughts created in the mind of the reader are the same thoughts that were in your mind” (Robert Barrass, 1978, p.43. Scientists Must Write). With literature reviews acting as foundations for research, this…

Start: 16 July 2020 @ 1:30 pm

End: 16 July 2020 @ 4:30 pm

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Thesis Construction – Graduate Research School

July 2020


When constructing a thesis over a long period of time, it can be easy to adopt a narrow focus which views chapters as separate, independent pieces of text. However, as the reader will read the thesis in a different order to the one you may have written it in, this workshop’s principal aim is to help you reflect on how you can present a ‘story’ of your overall research in a cohesive and coherent way. Encouraging you to view your…

Start: 23 July 2020 @ 9:30 am

End: 23 July 2020 @ 12:30 pm

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December 2021

EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – An Introductory Video to Research Skills (RES001)


Welcome to our on-line learning environment where you will find content ranging from "Researching your Literature Review" to "Entrepreneurialism"; from "Managing your Supervisor" to "Choosing a Conference" - and a wealth of more besides.  Each chapter that you select has various sub headings.  You can jump ahead, jump back or watch them in sequence, pausing as and when you want to. There is a mixture lesson text and video, worksheet and reflection - approaches to suit all preferred learning styles. …

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Intellectual Property in the Research Context (RES002)

December 2021


An awareness of Intellectual Property and its related issues is now essential for anyone working within the research context.  This course is a short introduction on the topic and aims to give you a knowledge of the key areas that affect you as a researcher.  

Start: 31 December 2021 @ 12:00 am

End: 31 December 2021 @ 11:59 pm

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Getting Published in the Arts (RES003)

December 2021


Why publish? To extend knowledge? To engage in academic debate? Or because you feel under intense pressure to do so in order to get on in your career? The aim of this course is to give guidance and support to arts and humanities students who are keen to put their research into the public realm, through academic papers and books.  To assist us in this task we have drawn on the help of a group of people in the same…

Start: 31 December 2021 @ 12:00 am

End: 31 December 2021 @ 11:59 pm

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Getting Published in the Sciences (RES004)


Welcome to this e-learning resource. The course is aimed at encouraging science postgraduates and post doctoral researchers to publish, and at advising them how this may best be accomplished. The course should take you  around 100 minutes and may be completed in several visits.    

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Ethics 1: Good Research Practice (RES005)


Ethics standards apply very generally across many topics, methods and disciplines of research.  This course has used several health research examples, because the ethics questions tend to stand out clearly in health research.  Viewers working in other disciplines are invited to consider how the same questions apply to their own research.  If you would like to learn more about general ethical standards please go to the Resource bank at the end of the course.  

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Ethics 2: Working with Human Subjects (RES006)


This course is about the ethics of involving human participants directly, or indirectly in research projects. Due to the broad nature and scope of ethical research this course focusses mainly on research in health, and life and social science areas.  The principles introduced in the course undergird ethical research involving humans in most disciplines.    

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Project Management in the Research Context (RES007)


This course will introduce you to some of the key concepts of conventional project management and show you how they can be used in the academic research context.  Project life cycle is the term used to describe the collection of logical stages or phases that map the progress of a project from its beginning to its end.  The project life cycle contains four key phases.  

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Career Planning in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (RES008)


This course aims to encourage PhDs and early career researchers (post doctoral researchers and research fellows) to explore the skills and motivations for a career in academia or beyond. During the course there will be frequent references to the term "researcher". This will be used generically and refer to PhDs, post doctoral researchers, and research fellows. During the course you will see how important it is to assess and continually re-evaluate your skills and interests and recognise that personal factors…

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Career Planning in the Sciences (RES 009)


This course aims to encourage postgraduate and postdoctoral scientists to actively use career management techniques. Use of these techniques can be valuable whether planning a career in academia or exploring a variety of alternative career options.  As you work through the course you will build up a picture of your skills, personal preferences and style, which can help you in your career choice. Even if you have a definite career plan in mind this course can help determine your suitability…

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Managing Your Research Supervisor or Principal Investigator (RES 010)


This course is aimed at encouraging postgraduates and post doctorates to consider and actively manage their relationship with their supervisor or principal investigator. The course should take you about 100 minutes and may be completed in several visits.    

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Selecting a Conference, Presenting & Networking (RES 011)


This course is aimed at encouraging postgraduates and postdoctorates to attend conferences and improve their presenting and networking skills. The course should take you about 100 minutes and may be completed in several visits.  

Start: 31 December 2021 - All Day

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