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Unit 1: Finding your feet as a researcher

R2: Addressing the research focus and planning a programme of research

Content: In this session you will

  • share research foci in order to build a supportive research community
  • explore the PhDness of a question and its methodological underpinning
  • revisit your research questions / foci and methodology in light of these considerations

Facilitator: Dr Debra Cureton

Wednesday 9th October, 2019 10-12pm MD165 Eventbrite Link
Tuesday 5th May 2020   10am - 12 noon   ONLINE  Eventbrite Link 

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Knowledge and intellectual abilities (A)
This domain contains the knowledge and intellectual abilities needed to be able to carry out excellent research.

  • Knowledge base (A1)
  • Cognitive abilities (A2)

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Personal qualities (B1)
  • Professional and career development (B3)

Engagement, influence and impact (D)
This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context.

  • Working with others (D1)