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March 2021

How to Submit an External Bid at UCLan

March 2021


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: 12 March 2021 @ 11:00 am

End: 12 March 2021 @ 11:00 am

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Obtaining ethical approval

March 2021


All research student registration 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 E-Ethics approval process • Types of application (including NRES - IRAS) • Health and Safety and Data Protection considerations By the end of this…

Start: 15 March 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 15 March 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Research Governance Unit

March 2021


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: 16 March 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 16 March 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

March 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: 17 March 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 17 March 2021 @ 4:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – Becoming a Better Writer

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…

Start: 18 March 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 18 March 2021 @ 10:00 am

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Open Data Essentials for Researchers: An introduction

March 2021


Further details on session: Major research funders and the University have policies requiring open access to research publications, theses and underlying data. The general expectation is that outputs from publicly-funded research projects should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible. Aims: To equip participants with the knowledge necessary to ensure important research data, particularly data that underpins publications can be made open access.  Objectives: To provide insight into: Funder and UCLan policy on open sharing of research…

Start: 24 March 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 24 March 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Innovation & Enterprise – Intellectual Property

March 2021


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 (March 2021)

Start: 31 March 2021 @ 12:00 am

End: 31 March 2021 @ 12:00 am

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April 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

April 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: 13 April 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 13 April 2021 @ 11:30 am

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Academic Research Induction – Impact

April 2021


The session is an introduction Impact, looking at what impact is, what impact isn’t, why it is important and how researchers go about having an impact.  We will also give people an understanding of impact from the point of view of the Research Excellence Framework and put the attendees in the shoes of a REF assessor to review some example impact case studies.  

Start: 13 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 13 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Deciphering the Funding Opportunity (Tenders Focussed)

April 2021


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: 15 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 15 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – STATS 2

April 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: 15 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 15 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

April 2021


Further details to be released in due course.

Start: 20 April 2021 @ 11:00 am

End: 20 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – The Research Excellence Framework – what you need to know

April 2021


This session will provide an introduction to the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an assessment of research quality in the UK that takes place every 5 to 7 years. REF is important to UCLan, driving allocation of annual research funding and influencing league table position. In this session, attendees will be able to find out:  What is the purpose of REF and how is it linked to research funding in the UK?  How does the REF assess research outputs, impact and…

Start: 20 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 20 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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Open Research Essentials: An introduction

April 2021


Further details on session: Major research funders and the University have policies requiring open access to research publications and the associated underlying data. The general expectation is that outputs from publicly-funded research projects should be made openly available with as few restrictions as possible. Researchers are expected to produce and manage research findings and data throughout the project with reuse in mind. Aims: The aim of this session is to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to ensure scholarly publications…

Start: 21 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 21 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

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How GFU Can Support You

April 2021


Further details on session: This session will provide guidance into what happens when you have an idea which needs funding, or see a funding opportunity you wish to respond to, or have been approached by an external client to do some work and actually securing the work and funding and delivering the project/ work and beyond. The various people and services involved and their role will be identified, explained and discussed. Why they are involved and what they do will…

Start: 21 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 21 April 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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May 2021

Finding Funding Workshop

May 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: 5 May 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 5 May 2021 @ 11:00 am

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 1

May 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: 6 May 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 6 May 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Researcher Development Unit

May 2021


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: 10 May 2021 @ 11:00 am

End: 10 May 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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

May 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: 11 May 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 11 May 2021 @ 11:30 am

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Graduate Research School – STATS 3

May 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: 13 May 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 13 May 2021 @ 1:00 pm

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