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December 2022

SERI: Demystifying the RF1

December 5 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Hybrid (online and on campus)

Please note this event is for SERI PGRs only   Application for Approval of Research Programme (R1) is one of your first milestones in your doctoral journey. It is a formal assessment point which is designed to provide you with feedback on: the viability of the research the content, clarity and feasibility of the proposed work plan governance of the proposed research, confirm the full supervisory team and check that your training needs are being adequately considered   What will…

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SERI: NVivo Training (Day 1)

December 6 @ 09:00 - 16:30
On Campus

This session is for SERI PGR students only NVivo software training Please direct all enquiries to social-economic-pgr@shu.ac.uk   SERI students should book a place via this booking link

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CCRI: A guide to Ethics and Ethics Review for CCRI PGRs

December 6 @ 09:30 - 11:30
On Campus

This session is for CCRI PGRs only. Session led by Dr Ruth Deller. It will cover: a) ethics principles and considerations with specific reference to the CCRI context b) PGR ethics training and project approval requirements c) nuts and bolts of application for ethics approval and review via Converis including how and when to apply This is also a great opportunity to meet Ruth, who is happy to offer guidance on any aspect of ethics review relating to your own…

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Data in the spotlight: International time series databanks

December 6 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Online

Session organised by the UK Data Service Are you wanting to understand how the world works? Have an interest in climate science, economy, trade, demographics, health or international development? Want to know about and how to access data from the IMF, World Bank, IEA, UN or OECD? This free 90-minute online workshop will introduce you to the international time series data held by the UK Data Service, we’ll look at the range of socio-economic topics covered, explore some key datasets…

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SERI: NVivo Training (Day 2)

December 7 @ 09:00 - 16:30
On Campus

This session is for SERI PGR students only NVivo software training Please bring work from the day 1 session. Please direct all enquiries to social-economic-pgr@shu.ac.uk SERI students should book a place via this booking link

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Mental Health in Isolation – Dragonfly Mental Health

December 7 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Hybrid (online and on campus)

It can be challenging to maintain your mental health. “Mental Health in Isolation” is a talk and facilitated discussion that explains how our body and mind function during challenging times and pinpoints the main areas of everyday life which are affected and provides suggestions, tips and tricks to gain the feeling of stability and sanity. About this Seminar: Discussion of the mind-body experience in isolation An overview of chronic stress impact Evaluation of anxiety triggers Suggestions on managing stress stimuli…

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Is there space for farmers’ voice in the food supply chain? (Joint CHEFS Research Seminar & DSSM Distinguished Lecture)

December 7 @ 15:00 - 16:00
Online via Zoom United Kingdom

Is there space for farmers’ voice in the food supply chain? A story-telling/listening experiment with Indian farmers and UK- based consumers Presenter:  Dr Maria Touri Facilitator:  Dr Jennifer Smith Maguire The UN’s agenda for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals is heavily focused on the economic, environmental, and social resilience of Southern farming communities.  Yet, subjective dimensions of social well-being that are indirectly linked to food production are often neglected.  Among these is the potentially harmful impact of stereotypical representations of…

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Creative Writing Masterclass: Anthony Vahni Capildeo 

December 7 @ 18:30 - 19:30

Gentle Housework of the Sacrifice is the working title for Anthony’s new book of poems.  It is also a key phrase in a multi-part essay on mourning and touch.  This essay is appearing as a series in PN Review.  What’s the inspiration for this phrase, and what is its reach?  ‘Living on Zoom’ is becoming associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.  However, living at long-distance is the norm for many people.  For example, military and other families are separated by work. …

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Data in the spotlight: Qualitative and mixed methods data

December 13 @ 10:00 - 11:30
Online

Session organised by the UK Data Service Did you know that qualitative and mixed methods data can be accessed for research? The UK Data Service provides access to a range of qualitative and mixed-methods data, including ethnographic data and field notes, images, oral history transcripts, and essay responses. This workshop will help you get started searching for qualitative and mixed methods data with new search tools, like QualiBank, and help you quickly navigate through datasets to see if it's the…

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A Scientist’s Primer on Depression – Dragonfly Mental Health

December 13 @ 13:00 - 14:30
Hybrid (online and on campus)

The most common mental illness is depression, yet there are many misconceptions about this illness: what causes it, who is at risk, and how it manifests. Those with high IQ and higher educational attainment are at particularly high risk of developing depression but also less likely to seek treatment largely due to stigma. “A Scientist’s Primer on Depression” is a seminar and facilitated discussion which delivers the basics on depression at a biological level that academics will appreciate. Topics discussed:…

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