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July 2020

Design and Analysis of Simple Surveys for Researchers and Small Business

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

DETAILS Date: Wednesday 8th July Time: 10am – 1pm Location: Microsoft Teams Deadline for applications: Wednesday 1st July to derek.watson@sunderland.ac.uk Download the application form. LEARNING OUTCOMES This session will present a range of imaginative qualitative research designs including: Auto ethnographic practices Reflexivity Arts based Reflexive Digital Bricolage At the end of this session participants will be able to: Design simple surveys using well established measurement tools, that can answer specific research questions Identify common errors in the design and development…

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Imagining Better Education

July 9 @ 8:00 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm
Durham University,

9-10 July 2020 IMAGINING BETTER EDUCATION   PGR Education Conference (School of Education, Durham) We are pleased to announce the 3rdPGRconference in the School of Education. A unique conference of its kind specifically for postgraduate researchers with a link to education. Call for abstracts opens on the 3rd of February 2020: Submit a 200-word abstract by the 20th of April to take part. Registerfor free via our Eventbrite page with your name and email address at https://tinyurl.com/rg7zcuw. Email abstracts and…

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Free Analysis Software for Researchers and Small Business

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

DETAILS Date: Thursday 9th July Time: 10am – 1pm Location: Microsoft Teams Deadline for applications: Thursday 2nd July to derek.watson@sunderland.ac.uk Download the application form. PURPOSE Small-medium Enterprises (SMEs) are often required to analyse and visualise data as part of their core business, but commercial packages such as SPSS, SAS and Stata can be very expensive, especially when multiple copies are required. The aim of this seminar is to introduce both researchers and businesses to alternative packages that are far cheaper…

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Participatory Action Research – CANCELLED

July 13 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

13-14 July 2020 Participatory action research : theories, methods and challenges THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED OWING TO THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST FOR NEXT YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT US AT CONTACT.NINE@DURHAM.AC.UK   Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP), in conjunction with Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University, and the UK Participatory Research Network. www.ninedtp.ac.uk; www.durham.ac.uk/socialjustice http://ukprn.weebly.com A two-day course for…

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September 2020

Social Network Analysis: Fundamental Concepts

September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1 September 2020   Webinar: Social Network Analysis: Fundamental Concepts 1 September 2020 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 BST Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. Thus, computational methods for collecting, cleaning and analysing data are an increasingly important component of a social scientist’s toolkit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) offers a rich and insightful methodological approach for uncovering and understanding social structures, relations and networks of association. This free webinar, organised by…

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Accessing and Using Health Data from the UK Data Service

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

8 September 2020 Accessing and using health data from the UK Data Service 8 September 2020 Online, 15.00 - 16.30 Vanessa Higgins and Deborah Wiltshire, of the UK Data Service, will be delivering a workshop at the Society for Social Medicine and Population Health Annual Scientific Meeting. The workshop will appeal to early career researchers or those new to accessing health survey and longitudinal data from the UK Data Service. This training session will provide an in-depth look into accessing data…

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Communicating Your Research to a Non-Research Audience

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

10 September 2020 Ulster University Doctoral College   NINE Training Sessions   Communicating Your Research to a Non-Research Audience Date and time 10 Sep 2020, from 10:00 to 12:00 Course overview Effective communication opens opportunity for collaboration, consultation and inspiration with non-research stakeholders.  But in a busy world, how do you get the attention of those beyond academia to inform your research and ensure impact.  In this session, we will help you to think differently about your presentations by asking you to: 1 Start…

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Preparing Online Presentations

September 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

10 September 2020 Ulster University Doctoral College   NINE Training Sessions   Preparing Online Presentations Date and time 10 Sep 2020, from 13:30 to 15:30   Course overview For researchers getting ready to present at online conferences and preparing for a blended learning environment with students, this course will help you to think about what it takes to engage an audience online: We’ll build on the concepts from the earlier session (available to book separately) to look at: 1 Interactive activities to build engagement…

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Social Network Analysis: Getting and Marshalling Data

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

15 September 2020 Webinar: Social Network Analysis: Getting and Marshalling Data 15 September 2020 Online, 15.00 - 16.00 BST Vast swathes of our social interactions and personal behaviours are now conducted online and/or captured digitally. Thus, computational methods for collecting, cleaning and analysing data are an increasingly important component of a social scientist’s toolkit. Social Network Analysis (SNA) offers a rich and insightful methodological approach for uncovering and understanding social structures, relations and networks of association. This free webinar, organised…

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So…you’re finishing your PhD in a pandemic. What’s next?

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

18 September 2020 Ulster University Doctoral College   NINE Training Sessions   So...you're finishing your PhD in a pandemic. What's next? (Inger Mewburn) Date and time 18 Sep 2020, from 09:30 to 10:30   Course overview Covid-19 presents a massive disruption to the academic workforce. PhD students and early career researchers are worried about their future career prospects inside academia and confused about their options outside the university walls. In this one hour lecture I use our team’s research on the post-PhD job market…

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