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Creating Online Exhibitions with Omeka.net
This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating digital exhibitions with Omeka.net. By the end of the session participants will have created a free account and uploaded a selection of content to form a simple exhibition. The session will also identify some of the legal issues associated with the publication of this type of content.
Located in News and Events / / 2015 / May
Linear Regression 2 A Practical Guide
The second session on regression will look at using regression models in practice and address some of the common issues that arise. The use of dummy variables to allow the inclusion of categorical independent variables will be covered and students will be made aware of the existence of alternative modelling techniques for use with categorical dependent variables. The remainder of the session covers regression diagnostics and addressing issues that these raise.
Located in News and Events / / 2019 / Feb
Preparing for the Viva
This workshop is specifically for those students who have already submitted their doctoral thesis for examination or are about to submit in the next six months. The session will provide information about the examination and practical advice on how best to prepare for the viva. It will also give students the opportunity to practise answering questions about their thesis and the chance to ask any questions they may have about the viva process.
Located in News and Events / / 2015 / February
Fundamentals of an Effective Presentation
This workshop will cover the key points of giving an effective oral presentation. It will include consideration of structure, voice and body language, as well as how to cope with nerves associated with public speaking.
Located in News and Events / / 2015 / April
Writing Successful CVs and Job Applications
The workshop is in two parts: The first part of the workshop focuses on the essential elements of developing a winning CV that will attract the interest of the target employer. This is followed by how to complete application forms in an effective way that makes the employer want to invite you for interview. Hints and tips are provided on how best to present information to successfully meet the applicant criteria employers are seeking.
Located in News and Events / / 2015 / May
Structuring and Writing Your Thesis
This workshop provides guidance on structuring your thesis and starting to write up your doctoral work. It will cover the University’s thesis and submission regulations as well as how to decide upon and develop a coherent structure for your thesis. We will consider a number of writing techniques for making a start on the thesis, and also discuss how to write for your examiners. There will be a number of opportunities to practise these skills during the session.
Located in News and Events / / 2015 / May
NVivo11 Support Drop-in Session
This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. Participants need to bring their own data & specific questions about NVivo and the tutor will provide individual feedback & assistance. Questions and guidance could be around any of the following aspects of using NVivo: Build a project (import data, create memos). Label your data (annotations, coding, auto coding). Organise & manage your data (search folders, sets, classifications & attributes). Interrogating patterns (queries, relationships). Display your data (reports, models/maps, charts and diagrams, framework matrices). Teamwork in NVivo (merging datasets, coding comparisons).
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / October
Survey and Questionnaire Design
The aim of this session is to provide practical advice and guidance on designing surveys and questionnaires. The session is intended to help participants ask the right questions in the right way to capture the right data for their research project. The focus is on gaining confidence in designing the content and format of questionnaires and questionnaire questions. The same exercises are done by everyone during the workshop to enable the group to focus on the same tasks at the same time. The last 30 minutes of the session (12:30-1pm) is dedicated for individual practice & guidance. Participants can bring their own data & specific questions about online or paper-based questionnaires and the tutor will provide individual feedback & assistance.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / October
An Intermediate Course in R Programming
R is a dynamic programming tool. Like other programming languages, customised mathematical and statistical operations can be created using the R script with little effort, thanks to the built-in powerful mathematical and statistical tools as well as the seamless integration with other contributed packages. In this course, participants will learn important R functions to summarise their data. The course will present the essential tools and techniques to write R scripts, conduct customised operations and repetitive tasks. Participants will also learn how to debug and capture the errors in the R scripts effectively.
Located in News and Events / / 2018 / November
Basic Lucre
This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Located in News and Events / / 2017 / November

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