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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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Graduate Research School – Ref Works

December 2020


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: 3 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 3 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

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Graduate Research School – NVIVO – Workshop 3

December 2020


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: 3 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 3 December 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – STATS 3

December 2020


 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: 3 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 3 December 2020 @ 3:00 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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Graduate Research School – Becoming a Better Writer

December 2020


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: 10 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 10 December 2020 @ 12:30 pm

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Graduate Research School – End Note Training

December 2020


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: 10 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 10 December 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Graduate Research School – STATS 1

December 2020


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: 10 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm

End: 10 December 2020 @ 3:00 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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Predatory Publishers

December 2020


This session will explore the concept of predatory publishers. Discussion around how predatory publishers can perpetuate bad research as well as exploiting the Open Access publishing model. How to evaluate a publisher. By the end of this session you will: Have an understanding of what is a ‘predatory publisher’ Learn about why predatory publishers are a problem Be aware of the factors that can be used to assess an individual publisher   Where to publish outcomes: Methods to identify which…

Start: 14 December 2020 @ 12:00 pm

End: 14 December 2020 @ 1:00 pm

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Research Ethics and Integrity at UCLan

December 2020


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: 15 December 2020 @ 2:00 pm

End: 15 December 2020 @ 4:00 pm

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How GFU Can Support You

December 2020


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 be highlighted. There will…

Start: 17 December 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 17 December 2020 @ 11:00 am

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January 2021

Obtaining ethical approval

January 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: 12 January 2021 @ 10:00 am

End: 12 January 2021 @ 12:00 pm

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Academic Research Induction – Researcher Development Unit

January 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: 12 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 12 January 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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Graduate Research School – STATS 2

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: 14 January 2021 @ 1:00 pm

End: 14 January 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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

January 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 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm

End: 20 January 2021 @ 3:00 pm

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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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