Salford Postgraduate Research Training (SPoRT)

SPoRT 2017/18

Salford's research development programme is mapped to the RDF, each session is linked to a Domain descriptor, this information is available when booking through Advantage. A summary of popular sessions that fall under each Domain have been listed below.
We are interested to hear your suggestions about the topics and questions you would like further training if you would like to submit an idea, please use our online suggestion box.

Domain A:
Knowledge and intellectual abilities: the knowledge, intellectual abilities and techniques to do research

TRAINING DETAILS DELIVERY FREQUENCY
INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH SKILLS This module contains an introduction to:
  • Quantitative Statistical analysis software SPSS
  • Qualitative Analysis software NVivo
  • Managing references, literature and using Endnote
  • Data Management for research
  • Downloading University software to use for research

Via:

https://salford.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/introductory-research-skills-online 

 

 

 

 

 

Online & Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTENSIVE DATA READY CONSULTATION AND WORKSHOP - QUALITATIVE RESEARCH WITH NVIVO 

This course is designed for those who have had a previous introduction to NVivo; those who have data ready to use in NVivo; or those who are currently using NVivo and want to learn about the advance features.

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

 

 

 

Quarterly

 

 

 

INTENSIVE DATA READY CONSULTATION AND WORKSHOP - QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH WITH SPSS

This course is designed for those who have had a previous introduction to SPSS; those who have data ready to use in SPSS; or those who are currently using SPSS and want to learn about the advance features.

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

 

 

Quarterly

 

 

GET READY FOR THE VIVA WORKSHOP A practical workshop for those with the viva in the next 3-6 months. The session includes a mock viva and opportunity to ask questions and plan.

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

 

Quarterly
INTRODUCTION TO ENDNOTE X8 This session is designed to introduce you to EndNote and provide hands-on experience so you will be able to leave the session and start using the software to support your research. Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

 

Quarterly


Domain B:
Personal effectiveness: the personal qualities and approach to be an effective researcher

TRAINING DELIVERY FREQUENCY
WELCOME AND PGR INDUCTION ONLINE

Via:

https://salford.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/welcome-and-pgr-induction-on-line 

Online & Available

PGR INDUCTION AND NETWORKING

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Quarterly

RESEARCH ROAD MAP - PLANNING YOUR PHD

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Quarterly

MYERS BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR - PERSONALITY PROFILING

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Oct - March
WRITING RETREAT ON CAMPUS Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Bi-monthly
ORGANISING CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND COLLABORATIVE EVENTS Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Jan/Feb
RESEARCH CAREER SYMPOSIUM Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage January
LOOKING FOR PART-TIME WORK? Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
MAKING EFFECTIVE JOB APPLICATIONS Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
PERSONAL BRANDING Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: EQ AND YOU Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
PREPARING FOR A RECRUITMENT FAIR Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
JOB HUNTING SECRETS - THE BEST AND WORST WAYS TO LOOK FOR A JOB Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
SETTING UP A LINKEDIN PROFILE Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
SELF AWARENESS AND PEAK PERFORMANCE Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
PREPARING FOR JOB INTERVIEWS Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage Oct - March
CV WORKSHOP

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Oct - March

 

Domain C:
Research governance and organisation: Knowledge of the professional standards and requirements to do research

TRAINING DETAILS DELIVERY FREQUENCY
RESEARCH ETHICS ONLINE Postgraduate researchers must comply with the University’s research governance and ethics requirements, and where relevant, must obtain approval. The online resource outlines these issues and procedures.

Via:

https://salford.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/researcher-induction-research-ethics-online-module 

 

Online & Available

 

 

RESEARCHER & RESEARCH ETHICS INDUCTION

This session provides a welcome and introduction to the research environment at Salford and outlines the procedures, statutory requirements and professional codes for maintaining the highest possible ethical standards.

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

 

 

 

Quarterly

 

 

 

RESEARCH ROAD MAP- PLANNING YOUR PHD

The sessions outline the aims of a Learning Agreement and where it fits within the broader PhD lifecycle and evaluation processes at Salford. It will look at the Learning Agreement form in detail and provide some pointers on how to complete your own.

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage 

 

 

 

Quarterly

 

 

 

 

Domain D:
Engagement, influence and impact: The knowledge and skills to work with others to ensure the wider impact of research

TRAINING DELIVERY FREQUENCY
SPARC (SALFORD POSTGRADUATE ANNUAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE)

Face-to-face two day symposium on campus

Annually, week commencing 2nd July 2018

INTRODUCTION TO PEDAGOGY AND LEARNING IN A HE CONTEXT

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Bi-annually

FACILITATION SKILLS AND DEVELOPING LEARNING CONTENT FOR THE CLASSROOM

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Bi-annually

ELEARNING CONTENT DEVELOPMENT IN HE

Face-to-face delivery, for booking go to Advantage

Bi-annually