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June 2020

Research Integrity & Ethics Training

June 2020


Start: 17 June 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 17 June 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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IOSH Managing Safely (Three day course)

June 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: 23 June 2020 @ 9:00 am

End: 25 June 2020 @ 4:30 pm

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July 2020

Finding Funding

July 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: 8 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 8 July 2020 @ 11:30 am

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Research Integrity & Ethics Training

July 2020


Start: 9 July 2020 @ 10:00 am

End: 9 July 2020 @ 12:00 pm

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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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December 2020

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 2020 - All Day

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

December 2020


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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop…

Start: 31 December 2020 @ 12:00 am

End: 31 December 2020 @ 11:59 pm

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

December 2020


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 2020 @ 12:00 am

End: 31 December 2020 @ 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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop down…

Start: 31 December 2020 - 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. In order to access Epigeum please…

Start: 31 December 2020 - 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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the…

Start: 31 December 2020 - 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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the…

Start: 31 December 2020 - 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 2020 - 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 2020 - 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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop down arrow next to your ID and…

Start: 31 December 2020 - 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. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop down arrow next to your ID and you will be given…

Start: 31 December 2020 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Research Methods in the Arts & Humanities (RES 012)


This course aims to develop your awareness of the practical and conceptual skills that support effective independent scholarly research in the arts and humanities. The goal is to help you understand the issues involved in making an informed choice about the research methodology and approach most suitable for your own specific project. During the course you will meet three Post Graduate Research students - Casey, Lois and Katherine - who are all, like you, embarking on postgraduate research. You will…

Start: 31 December 2020 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Research Methods in the Social Sciences (RES 013)


Social science research helps us to understand, shape and critique the increasingly complex world in which we live. There is a wide range of approaches and methods available in the area, and social scientists need to choose the most appropriate. This requires them to have a clear understanding of the nature of social science research and of the issues involved in it.  This course gives you an overview of the field, from the early stages of framing your research question,…

Start: 31 December 2020 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Research Methods in the Sciences (RES 014)


Scientific research includes a wide range of approaches and methods. This course gives you an overview of the field from the early stages of framing your research question, through the research, to writing up your findings and on to deciding on your next steps. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop down…

Start: 31 December 2020 - All Day

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EPIGEUM ONLINE TRAINING PROVISION – Research Methods in Literature Review (RES 015)


The purpose of this course is to guide you systematically through the process of undertaking a literature review so that you are able to undertake your own comprehensive review, according to the type of review required by your academic project. In order to access Epigeum please see the instructions below: Log into Blackboard In the Organisational Catalogue box, click Browse Organisational Catalogue. Type Epigeum into the search bar and click Go Hover over the drop down arrow next to your…

Start: 31 December 2020 - All Day

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