Events diary


  • Hands-on guide to searching and organising the literature

    Date: 29 April 2014
    Venue: Room 4D24 (level 4 library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop will provide tools and techniques for researchers to navigate this integral element of their projects. It will also include an introduction to Refworks, a reference management tool widely used at UWE.

  • Maintaining Momentum

    Date: 29 April - 30 April 2014
    Venue: 3E39

    This workshop has been designed to help doctoral researchers maintain progress toward the completion of their thesis. The topics to be explored include productivity in academic writing, overcoming barriers to progress in your research, exploring how we can maintain peer networks during the doctorate and the art of communicating your research to others. This two day workshop will be facilitated by Piero Vitelli, a consultant in effective communication and Paul Spencer, a researcher developer with 10 years experience of facilitating doctoral skills workshops.

  • Supervision of doctoral students: Pedagogy and practice

    Date: 30 April 2014
    Venue: Room 3S512, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    This two-day course - taking place on 30 April and 07 May - is designed for new doctoral supervisors. The course covers the main milestones of the doctoral journey from admission to completion. It will also provide participants with an opportunity to discuss the role of the supervisory team.

  • New Directions in Women's Art History

    Date: 07 May 2014
    Venue: Watershed Media Centre, Bristol

    This event is based on recently published books in women's art history. It will explore the diversity of approaches taken at this point in time and reflect on current concerns and critical strategies. These extend from transnational to inter-generational and archival approaches and include the study of maternal bodies, femininity, Pop Art, and the Cologne avant-garde. The symposium is part of the Visual Culture Research Group's series on 'Visualising Histories', which aims to increase the visibility of under-represented and as-yet-untold histories of creative practice.

  • NVivo 10: Software for qualitative data analysis

    Date: 08 May - 09 May 2014
    Venue: IT Training Room 2, Botetourt House, located on the Bristol Business Park (opposite the East entrance to Frenchay Campus)

    NVivo10 is a software package used to organise and manage qualitative research data. This two-day workshop introduces the functionality of this package and encourages participants to utilise their own data to learn how to get the best from it.

  • The socially innovative researcher

    Date: 13 May 2014
    Venue: Room 3S512, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    This course has been designed to afford researchers the time and space to learn more about social innovation – the ability to find innovative solutions to social and environmental problems. We'll demonstrate that the talents honed through engaging in research can be applied in a different context.

  • UREC Annual Training Event 'Ethical issues in research with children'

    Date: 14 May 2014
    Venue: Room 2B020, Frenchay Campus

    The University Research Ethics Committee Annual Training event will focus on the ethical issues which may arise when conducting research with children. All staff and post graduate research students are invited to attend. The programme will include presentations and discussions with experienced researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds who have researched aspects of children's lives and their views.

  • British Accounting and Finance Association Accounting Education Special Interest Group Conference

    Date: 14 May - 16 May 2014
    Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol

    Contemporary issues in Accounting Education conference.

  • Economic evaluation of Carers Breaks; Methodology and results

    Date: 14 May 2014
    Venue: Glenside Campus, Room 1C05

    A lunchtime seminar entitled: 'Evaluation and practice development' - by Professor Pam Moule and Dr Katherine Pollard

  • Local Authority Partnership workshop for Flood Resilient Futures

    Date: 16 May 2014
    Venue: Room 4Q05, Frenchay Campus

    At this meeting, we will outline the work of the Centre and scope areas where we can offer support, and co-develop ideas, in relation to local flood risk management and delivery of the Flood and Water Management Act. The event aims to share information about knowledge, skills and needs across our organisations, so we can develop longitudinal relationships between those working in flood risk management in local government and the Centre.

  • Making sense of commissioning in the new NHS landscape.

    Date: 21 May 2014
    Venue: Glenside Campus, room 1C03

    A lunchtime seminar entitled: 'Making sense of commissioning in the new NHS landscape.' - by Sian Jones, Senior Research Fellow (Service Evaluation), Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences.

  • Project management in a nutshell

    Date: 22 May 2014
    Venue: Room 3S512, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    This workshop has been designed to guide researchers through the fundamental principles of project management and de-mystifying the jargon along the way.

  • Early Career Researchers Forum

    Date: 23 May 2014
    Venue: 2S703, S Block, Frenchay Campus

    The UWE Researchers' Forum provides a staff development platform in relation to pursuing an academic research career. This event explores 'what makes a good researcher?', and introduces the Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) as a tool for taking charge of the critical leap from Research Associate to Fellow.

  • Researcher Development Framework

    Date: 29 May 2014
    Venue: 2B061, Frenchay Campus

    An interactive hands on session for researchers on how to get the most out of the Vitae Researcher Development Planner, an online tool which can support researchers to identify professional strengths, create an action plan, review achievements and to create a portfolio of evidence.

  • 'Social Return on Investment and the Third Sector: Opportunities and Challenges'

    Date: 11 June 2014
    Venue: Glenside Campus, room 1C05

    A lunchtime seminar entitled: 'Social Return on Investment and the Third Sector: Opportunities and Challenges' - by Dr Richard Kimberlee, Matthew Jones and Professor Robin Means.

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