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May 2020

Spark! Staff Disability Network – Deaf Awareness & Communication Webinar

May 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Unfortunately, Deaf Awareness Week this year has fallen at a time where the University is closed, and social distancing measures are still in place. The Spark! Staff Disability Network had planned to hold a social event with live talks about Deaf Awareness and Deaf History, and with the opportunity to learn some basic British Sign Language (BSL). However, we have been able to move the majority of this online. On Wednesday 6th May we are hosting an online webinar on…

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June 2020

Transition Model Toolkit Launch

June 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Free

It is widely acknowledged that the employability of undergraduates is a contemporary focus and measure for the higher education sector. Sheffield Hallam have the ambition to become the world’s leading applied university and to develop our students for their future success. Therefore, this theoretically informed but pragmatic approach has been developed to give new Sheffield Hallam learners an authentic context to a topic from their subject discipline, supplemented with a selection of authentic tasks to apply this knowledge while drawing…

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Connecting with Professional Practice Online Symposium

June 15, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Are you a lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University who would like to develop contacts with external organisations? Are you a researcher at Sheffield Hallam University who works with external organisations? Do you work at an external organisation and would like to build business links with the University / find out more about individual career opportunities within Higher Education? If so, come and join us for the Connecting with Professional Practice Online Symposium which provides opportunities for lecturers, researchers and external organisations to…

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Supporting and promoting student well-being in 20/21 and beyond

June 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

This session, facilitated by Prof Ann Macaskill and Dr Antonia Ypsilanti will explore the benefit of integrating positive psychology in our approach to student support and curriculum design through discussing research and development work undertaken at SHU in the past year and during the lockdown. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own experiences during lock down, and explore possible impact on their own and/or their team's approach/ plans for delivering the curriculum and supporting students in 20/ 21 and…

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Student-led assessment, in an online or blended learning context

June 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

This webinar, led by Dr Simon Riley, University of Edinburgh, and based on his work, will explore student-led assessment, as part of Student-Led, Individually-Created Courses (SLICCs). SLICCs provide students with a reflective experiential learning and assessment framework using an e-portfolio, based around five generic learning outcomes .  The framework is flexible - so from Foundation to Professional PhD, for single students or groups, for experiences that are proposed by students themselves or are offered by staff within a course structure,…

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July 2020

Ethics of Evaluation webinar

July 1, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This webinar will be facilitated by an independent researcher Dr Helen Kara, who will explore the following questions with participants: Are university students, who become research or evaluation participants, a special case of ‘participant’ for research ethics purposes? Does evaluation research in universities need ethical approval? How ethical is the current evaluation research at SHU? Is a university employee, conducting research with student participants, an insider researcher or an outsider researcher? See the event flyer for more details A Zoom…

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Developing online and remote exams

July 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

In this webinar, Jayne Revill (BTE), will share her own experience of online and remote exams and will introduce participants to a number of the tools available as well as guidance, including tips and pitfalls. The participants will have the opportunity to learn from each other's experience, ask questions and plan for 2020/21.

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Assessing student employability skills in an online environment

July 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This session, led by Sue Beckingham (BTE), will focus on the use of digital and social media in helping students develop leadership, teamwork and professional communication skills and how this might be assessed. The participants will have the opportunity to consider Sue's research and practice in this area as well as share their own.

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SFHEA/PFHEA Forum virtual afternoon

July 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Come and exchange ideas for future events, share experiences and catch up with colleagues across the institution with your favourite hot or cold drink. No need to book. Join here on the day: https://shu.zoom.us/j/3028246015 If you have any questions, please contact Christine O'Leary (Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Group Lead) at c.t.oleary@shu.ac.uk

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PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Session (Students)

July 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors know what help is available to support their wellbeing and feel confident in accessing the appropriate services and resources. We are running two online information sessions on 15 July with representatives from different areas with a role in supporting…

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PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Session (Supervisors)

July 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors know what help is available to support their wellbeing and feel confident in accessing the appropriate services and resources. We are running two online information sessions on 15 July with representatives from different areas with a role in supporting…

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Spark! Disabled Staff Network – Meet the committee

July 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Spark! - Meet the committee Would you like to know more about Spark! the disabled staff network? Perhaps you’d like to know more about what we want to achieve or how you can get involved. Bring your own coffee/tea (children and pets also welcome) and come and have an informal chat! All staff are welcome to join, there's no need to pre-register.

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Online Workshop for PGR Students on Academic Writing:  Reduce Anxiety

July 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Academic Writing:  Reduce Anxiety Run by Dr Catriona Ryan SFHEA www.scriptorcube.com   Overview On completion of this course students will acquire a new skill in academic writing designed to reduce anxiety.  It will be an active writing session.  Students should attend the course with a plan for a Thesis chapter and will leave with the discursive analysis planned down to the last paragraph with some paragraphs written. The session will include Dr Ryan's popular 7 step academic writing methodology for reducing anxiety during the writing…

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September 2020

PGR Wellbeing Group – event for PGR students

September 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This event is intended to enable a more detailed discussion around PGR wellbeing and to hear from the perspective of students. Several themes will be explored to identify the areas which is affect wellbeing in doctoral students. These discussions will aid in the development of the institutional plan for Doctoral wellbeing and highlight areas in which support mechanisms could be developed. There will be a number of breakout rooms based on the most popular selections (not all of these will…

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*Postponed* PGR Wellbeing Group – event for PGR supervisors

September 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This event is intended to enable a more detailed discussion around PGR wellbeing and to hear from a supervisor's perspective. Several themes will be explored to identify the areas which affect wellbeing in doctoral students. These discussions will aid in the development of the institutional plan for Doctoral wellbeing and highlight areas in which support mechanisms could be developed. There will be a number of breakout rooms based on the most popular selections (not all of these will run). Potential…

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October 2020

Community of Inclusive Practice – online launch

October 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Come and join us to hear about our Hallam Guild group Community of Inclusive Practice. We will introduce ourselves, talk through our vision, mission, principles and goals, launch our CIP Coffee events and share our suggested programme of workshops for your consideration. Everyone is welcome, ask any questions and join our online community. Book your place

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SPARK! Staff Disability Network Virtual Meeting

October 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Lockdown and the resulting changes to how we work has provided opportunities and challenges for us all. Whether you are working from home for the foreseeable future, planning a return to campus or are already back on campus, SPARK! would love to hear how you are doing. The network is hosting a virtual meeting to provide a safe space for staff who identify as having a disability to discuss what is working well for you and what challenges or concerns…

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Ethical Practice & Ethical Approval: Considerations for Research and Evaluation Projects 2020-21

October 19, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

This webinar, hosted by Liz Austen and Liz Sturge, will provide an overview of ethical practices adopted by researchers and evaluators working within Sheffield Hallam University and Hallam Students Union. This webinar will be of interest to any staff member or student researcher embarking on research and evaluation projects during this academic year. This webinar will cover: - An introduction to EthicsIR Hallam Guild Group - An overview of key ethical practices that will require discussion when seeking ethical approval…

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November 2020

CIP Coffee

November 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 3rd November 2020 1:00pm - 2:00 pm Reserve your place on our 3rd…

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RM@SHU: Teaching Research Methods Forum

November 17, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

The Research Methods @ SHU Hallam Guild group is pleased to offer this Teaching Research Methods Forum event with a focus on teaching research methods during the current Covid-19 restrictions. The forum is open to anyone involved in dissertation supervision or teaching research methods at any level. This session provides an opportunity to meet together to discuss common challenges and share approaches to the design and delivery of research-focused teaching.  Tuesday 17 November, 1.30-2.30pm Delivering Research Methods Teaching in a…

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Telling your story: recognising your success

November 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Thursday 19th November 12.00 – 1.30pm  (online) This event is hosted jointly by the Hallam Guild Teaching Excellence Network and the Principal/Senior Fellow Forum. We are delighted to welcome Professor Sally Bradley from Advance HE who will present our Hallam Guild event: Telling your story: recognising your success. Sally will encourage us to reflect on our strengths and achievements, within Sheffield Hallam University and beyond.  But stopping there won’t take us forward.   So how can we use those achievements to…

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Safe Spaces

November 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

This event is hosted by the Academic Network for Women of Colour and the Hallam Race Network. Generally the university has not been a safe space for historically underinvested groups. With the renewed and politicised focus on anti-racist practice, we are increasingly encouraged to create ‘safe spaces’ in our offices and classrooms so that we can be more intentional about our conversations about race; but what is a safe space?  For whom is it safe? How do we create these…

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December 2020

Professors in Preparation

December 3, 2020 @ 10:45 am - 3:00 pm
Free

This workshop is aimed at colleagues aspiring to become professors through the Teaching and Learning route. It will be facilitated by Julie Hulme PFHEA (Keele University) and Professor Debbie Lock PFHEA (University of Lincoln). Participants will be given the opportunity to explore how they might develop their own narrative through a peer mentoring approach. The session will conclude with a plenary to consider next steps.Sam Coulby (HROD) will also provide an overview of the new application process.Please note, you do…

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CIP Coffee

December 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 4th December 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Reserve your place on our…

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RM@SHU: Teaching Research Methods Forum

December 7, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

The Research Methods @ SHU Hallam Guild group is pleased to offer this Teaching Research Methods Forum event with a focus on teaching research methods during the current Covid-19 restrictions. The forum is open to anyone involved in dissertation supervision or teaching research methods at any level. This session will provide an opportunity to meet together to discuss common challenges and share approaches to the design and delivery of research-focused teaching. Monday 7 December, 1.30-2.30pm Adapting Research Methods Teaching Content…

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Design and Undertaking Participatory Research: Practical Issues, Successes and Challenges

December 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

You are warmly invited to an online British Sociological Association Early Career Forum Regional Event organised by Ruth Beresford, a  member of the Hallam Guild Research Methods @SHU group. This one-day workshop will bring together researchers doing social research, working with or interested in participatory research approaches. The event has been adapted from a face-to-face conference that had been scheduled to take place earlier this year. The event will consist of three webinars each featuring a panel of speakers followed by a Q&A. Each speaker will…

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Applying for Professor or Associate Professor

December 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

This workshop is aimed at colleagues considering applying for Professorship or Associate Professorship during the 2020/21 academic year. It will be facilitated by staff from HROD and Academic Development and Diversity, as well as current Sheffield Hallam professors. The workshop will include three breakout sessions facilitated by current professors who were awarded their professorships on the basis of outstanding contributions to either Research and Innovation, Teaching and Learning or External and Professional Engagement. Attendees will choose which breakout room to…

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Exploring Digital Leadership event

December 17, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join the inaugural event hosted by the new Hallam Guild Group, ‘Digital Leadership Guild’ on Thursday 17 December from 12:30 -13:30. The Digital Leadership Guild is an open forum that aims to explore what digital leadership means, for staff and students, for the ways we work and learn and how we look to the future as an institution.  These micro, meso and macro experiences are explored through conversation.  If you want to join this group then visit The Hallam Guild…

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January 2021

SPARK Network – virtual coffee and cake catch-up

January 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

What a year 2020 has been! Come for coffee and cake (bring your own) and chat with Spark members about what disabled staff have experienced this year, and what other people's hopes are for 2021. Hosted by Spark! Staff Disability network but open to all Join us on 13 January at 2pm via Zoom.

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February 2021

Data Protection for Student Researchers

February 3, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Free

Data Protection for Student Researchers Wednesday 3rd February 2021, 1.00-1.45pm Are you collecting data as part of your role/course at SHU? Do you know about your responsibilities and obligations in relation to data protection legislation? Join the Hallam Guild Ethics IR group for this session to learn about GDPR and how it effects the collection of personal data, what documentation you are expected to produce, and some helpful tips on how to make your data as secure as possible. This…

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CIP Coffee

February 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 9th February 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am Reserve your place on our…

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“It’s all about Ethics”: A comprehensive overview of ethical issues for research method modules

February 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The Teaching Research Methods Forum is organised by the Research Methods@SHU Hallam Guild group, and is open to anyone involved in dissertation supervision or teaching research methods at any level. The forum provides an opportunity for members to meet together to discuss common challenges and share approaches to the design and delivery of research-focused teaching. The theme of the next forum taking place on 25th February (10am-11.30am) is “It’s all about Ethics”: A comprehensive overview of ethical issues for research method modules. If…

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March 2021

Spark! Staff Network drop-in

March 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The Spark! Disability Network invites you to an informal drop-in on Friday 5 March, 2-3pm. Two topics up for discussion are how Spark! can best spend its budget and the recent pay gap report. Members will receive an invite but if you're not a member and would like to join, please email us or check out our blog

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CIP Coffee

March 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 9th March 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am Reserve your place on our…

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Senior/Principal Fellow Forum – Aspiring PFHEA series

March 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Forum, in partnership with the TALENT professional recognition scheme,  is pleased to announce their ‘Aspiring PFHEA series’ of events for those looking to apply for Advance HE Principal Fellowship:   Wednesday 24th March 12-1.30pm Aspiring to be a Principal Fellow of the HEA: Starting your journey - an honest conversation This first session of the Aspiring PFHEA series led by Professor Sally Bradley (Senior Advisor- Advance HE) will explore the personal and professional value of claiming PFHEA and…

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April 2021

Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

April 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university.   Tuesday 13th April 12-1pm: Why include children in research? Tuesday 20th April 12-1pm: Collaboration or exploitation? An introduction to the ethics Tuesday 27th…

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Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university. Tuesday 20th April 12-1pm: Collaboration or exploitation? An introduction to the ethics Tuesday 27th April 12-1pm: Procedural ethics: ensuring you have the correct procedural…

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CIP Coffee

April 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

CIP Coffee Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 20th April 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm Reserve your place on our…

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Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

April 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university.   Tuesday 27th April 12-1pm: Procedural ethics: ensuring you have the correct procedural ethics in place Tuesday 4th May 12-1pm: Ethics in practice: ethical…

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Senior/Principal Fellow Forum – Aspiring PFHEA series

April 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Forum, in partnership with the TALENT professional recognition scheme,  is pleased to announce their ‘Aspiring PFHEA series’ of events for those looking to apply for Advance HE Principal Fellowship. Wednesday 28th April 12-1.30pm Sharing experiences across SHU - for current and aspiring PFHEAs Register your place The session will give aspiring PFHEAs an opportunity to share their experiences and hear examples from some of our Hallam PFHEAs with a range of background and academic/professional experience, including: - Professor…

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May 2021

Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

May 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university.   Tuesday 4th May 12-1pm: Ethics in practice: ethical complexities of research with young children Tuesday 11th May 12-1pm: Participatory research methods with young…

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CIP Coffee

May 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 7th May 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm Reserve your place on our 7th May…

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Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

May 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university.   Tuesday 11th May 12-1pm: Participatory research methods with young children part 1: Interviews Tuesday 18th May 12-1pm: Participatory research methods with young children…

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Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

May 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university. Tuesday 18th May 12-1pm: Participatory research methods with young children part II: Visual methods and digital methods Tuesday 25th May 12-1pm: Sharing experiences and…

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Living and working well in the next stage of the pandemic

May 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

This event is open to all Hallam staff and is hosted by the Teaching Excellence Network Hallam Guild group.  Following on from Mental Health Awareness week (10-16 May) and as we move into the next stage of the lifting of restrictions, this timely session aims to support staff with living and working well. There are a number of approaches to improved wellbeing, but actually putting them into practice in the long term can be difficult. We will look at some…

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Research Methods @ SHU: Navigating ethical dilemmas of conducting research with young children

May 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series of lunchtime seminars is intended for post-grad students, academics and researchers from a broad range of departments and disciplines to come and discuss why they might include children and young people in their research and how they could go about doing so. The seminars are informed by the latest ethical principles of the university. Tuesday 25th May 12-1pm: Sharing experiences and forging connections   The seminars will be conducted on Zoom and consist of short presentations and workshop…

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Senior/Principal Fellow Forum – Aspiring PFHEA series

May 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Forum, in partnership with the TALENT professional recognition scheme,  is pleased to announce their ‘Aspiring PFHEA series’ of events for those looking to apply for Advance HE Principal Fellowship.   Friday 28th May 1-2pm PFHEA experiences and journeys This session will focus on sharing PFHEA experiences and journeys from  members of the PFHEA Global Network, including: Prof Stella Jones-Devitt, PFHEA (Professor of Critical Pedagogy, Staffordshire University) Dr Kelvin Tapley, PFHEA (Senior Lecturer in Colour Science, University of Leeds)…

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June 2021

Pracademia: Connecting with Professional Practice Conference

June 8, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Now in its third year, the Connecting with Professional Practice Conference and associated Seedcorn Funding Stream is being held on 8 June 2021. Hallam Pracademia and the Professional Practice Foundation are delighted to invite you to join them for the 2021 Online Conference. The structure of this year’s event will incorporate two streams: the Connecting with Professional Practice stream and a new Digital Innovations stream. The Connecting with Professional Practice stream is kindly sponsored by the Social and Economic Research…

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CIP Coffee

June 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 8th June 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm Reserve your place on our 8th June…

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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Student led assessment

June 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. The programme begins with: Student-led assessment Thursday 17 June, 11am -12noon Led by Michelle Hardy, BTE (Finance, Accounting & Business Systems) This session will showcase a level 5 employability module which has taken the innovative approach of letting students assess their own knowledge, understanding, skills gaps and choose from a range of assessments to address their individual needs. As an…

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Senior/Principal Fellow Forum – Aspiring PFHEA series

June 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Forum, in partnership with the TALENT professional recognition scheme,  is pleased to announce their ‘Aspiring PFHEA series’ of events for those looking to apply for Advance HE Principal Fellowship. More details on each event will be available soon but you can save the date(s) by registering your place now: Monday 21st June 1-2pm Getting started with PFHEA -sharing work in progress/exchanging experiences This session will build on the experiences and advice of members of the PFHEA Global Network…

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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Work-Related Learning in a Peer Assisted Learning Scheme

June 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. Work-Related Learning in a Peer Assisted Learning Scheme Wednesday 23 June, 2-3pm Led by Claire Cornock, BTE (Engineering & Maths) In the assessment activity presented within this talk, Level 4 students are required to undertake work-related learning projects for clients from businesses, charities and organisations in the local area. They are required to present an Excel template and user guide…

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July 2021

Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Simulation-based assessment

July 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. Simulation-based assessment Thursday 1 July, 12-1pm Led by Jeanette Baker, BTE (Management) and Jayne Revill, BTE (Finance, Accounting & Business Systems) Using the Markstrat simulation, students manage their own companies as a team in a dynamic market environment providing a technological product to customer segments whose needs change.  They also need to respond to competitor pressures whilst identifying and using…

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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Applied projects working with local businesses

July 6, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. Applied projects working with local businesses Tuesday 6 July, 1-2pm Led by Sue Beckingham, BTE (Computing) In a second year module, students work in groups with a local business to help them develop a digital marketing strategy. The students are given a formative assessment task to provide opportunities to use assessment for learning and provide feedforward (Sambell at al, 2012).…

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CIP Coffee

July 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Taken from the Lean Coffee concept, these sessions will be structured but without an agenda. We will get together and build our topics for discussion together, depending on the current issues. This way we can support real time concerns and focus on the needs of the group. Please note, this is an online event but please feel free to bring your own coffee or any other beverage! 9th July 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm Reserve your place on our 9th July…

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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Innovation Consultancy challenge assessment

July 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. Innovation Consultancy challenge assessment Friday 9 July, 1-2pm Led by Michael Benson, BTE (Finance, Accounting & Business Systems) The Food Innovation Consultancy Challenge is a L6 40 credit capstone module where students work with an industry client on a ‘real-life’ business challenge. It is framed within student personal and professional development and provides an evidence based portfolio that includes reflective…

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Senior/Principal Fellow Forum – Aspiring PFHEA series

July 15, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Forum, in partnership with the TALENT professional recognition scheme, is pleased to announce their ‘Aspiring PFHEA series’ of events for those looking to apply for Advance HE Principal Fellowship.  Thursday 15th July 1-2pm Next steps to PFHEA - sharing achievements and plans: experiences and innovation from the pandemic (in partnership with the Global PFHEA network) This final session of the Aspiring PFHEA series will focus on sharing achievements and plans: experiences and innovation from the pandemic. Prof Jan…

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Assessment for Applied Learning Forum – Game-based formative learning and assessment

July 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Assessment for Applied Learning Forum is pleased to bring you its summer programme of events during June and July. The final event in this series is:  Game-based formative learning and assessment Wednesday 21 July, 12noon-1pm Led by Diane Rushton,  BTE (Management) Indonesian Mythology enabling 21st Century Business Students to balance strategic and relationship Challenges. Sharing the pedagogical use of Pengaruh, a traditional Indonesian board game, to support students in their learning of the Trust/Leadership Equation and skill acquisition of…

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October 2021

Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: Drop in sessions

October 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

These monthly drop in sessions are held on Zoom to provide an informal space where people can bring up any challenges or ideas they would like to discuss in relation to the ethics of research with children and young people. There is no fixed agenda, so feel free to bring your lunch and join in for an informal chat with like-minded people! See the flyer for more details and information on a seminar series from the Ethics of Research with…

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Navigating the Ethical Dilemmas of Research with Children and Young People: Why Include Children in Research?

October 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People’s research cluster (part of Research Methods@SHU) seminar series is intended to support researchers in understanding the fundamental principles of conducting research with children and young people. We will also look at examples of innovative research methods and discuss their practical challenges. There will be the opportunity to discuss ideas with colleagues, share experiences and forge connections across different disciplines.. The cluster is for researchers of all levels, from post-graduate to professor…

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Teaching Research Methods Forum: Using Jamovi to Teach Statistics

October 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

The Teaching Research Methods Forum is organised by the Research Methods @ SHU Hallam Guild group, and is open to anyone involved in dissertation supervision or teaching research methods at any level. The forum provides an opportunity for members to meet together to discuss common challenges and share approaches to the design and delivery of research-focused teaching. The theme of the next forum is 'Using Jamovi to Teach Statistics'. We will be joined by Diarmuid Verrier (Senior Lecture in Psychology), who will…

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November 2021

Navigating the Ethical Dilemmas of Research with Children and Young People: Collaboration or exploitation? An introduction to the ethics

November 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People’s research cluster (part of Research Methods@SHU) seminar series is intended to support researchers in understanding the fundamental principles of conducting research with children and young people. We will also look at examples of innovative research methods and discuss their practical challenges. There will be the opportunity to discuss ideas with colleagues, share experiences and forge connections across different disciplines.. The cluster is for researchers of all levels, from post-graduate to professor…

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Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: Drop in sessions

November 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

These monthly drop in sessions are held on Zoom to provide an informal space where people can bring up any challenges or ideas they would like to discuss in relation to the ethics of research with children and young people. There is no fixed agenda, so feel free to bring your lunch and join in for an informal chat with like-minded people! See the flyer for more details and information on a seminar series from the Ethics of Research with Children…

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Professors in Preparation

November 24, 2021 @ 12:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

The Hallam Guild S/PFHEA Network will be running a Professors in Preparation workshop in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University, online via Zoom. This workshop is aimed at colleagues aspiring to become professors/associate professors through an outstanding contribution to teaching and learning (T&L). The session will be facilitated by: Dr Julie Hulme (PFHEA & NTF), Reader in Psychology at Keele University and; Professor Deborah Lock (PFHEA) Director of Birmingham City Business School. It will also feature contributions from: Professor Kevin Kerrigan (NTF), Sheffield Hallam's…

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December 2021

Valuing research in higher education practice

December 1, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Apologies - this event has been postponed.  A new date will be arranged in Semester 2. Educational research into higher education practice is important to both research and teaching practice. There is huge potential benefit to this research, both in terms of involving colleagues in creating knowledge and, through the enhanced practice that emerges from educational research outcomes, to more effectively shape the futures of our students. This online workshop will showcase some of the higher education practice research at…

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EthicsIR Hallam Guild Group: Ethical Practice Drop in sessions

December 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The EthicsIR Hallam Guild group aims to increase awareness and understanding of ethical principles involved in designing and conducting institutional research/evaluation at Hallam, especially work with students.  To further support academic and professional services staff, the group leads are running a series of drop in sessions in December. Are you currently working with students or staff at Hallam to design research or evaluation projects? Are you planning to run a survey or focus groups with students or staff? Are you…

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Teaching Research Methods Forum: Supporting Students with Literature Reviews

December 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Apologies - this event has been postponed.    The Teaching Research Methods Forum is organised by the Research Methods @ SHU Hallam Guild group, and is open to anyone involved in dissertation supervision or teaching research methods at any level. The forum provides an opportunity for members to meet together to discuss common challenges and share approaches to the design and delivery of research-focused teaching. The theme of the next forum is 'Supporting Students with Literature Reviews'. We will be joined…

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EthicsIR Hallam Guild Group: Ethical Practice Drop in sessions

December 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The EthicsIR Hallam Guild group aims to increase awareness and understanding of ethical principles involved in designing and conducting institutional research/evaluation at Hallam, especially work with students.  To further support academic and professional services staff, the group leads are running a series of drop in sessions in December. Are you currently working with students or staff at Hallam to design research or evaluation projects? Are you planning to run a survey or focus groups with students or staff? Are you…

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EthicsIR Hallam Guild Group: Ethical Practice Drop in sessions

December 13, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

The EthicsIR Hallam Guild group aims to increase awareness and understanding of ethical principles involved in designing and conducting institutional research/evaluation at Hallam, especially work with students.  To further support academic and professional services staff, the group leads are running a series of drop in sessions in December. Are you currently working with students or staff at Hallam to design research or evaluation projects? Are you planning to run a survey or focus groups with students or staff? Are you…

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January 2022

SHU’s Research Methods Talk Series: Making sense of Mixed Methods Research

January 14 @ 11:00 am
Free

Led by: Dr Fariba Darabi, Senior Lecturer in International Business, Department of Management PhD Post-Graduate Research Tutor in Sheffield Business School, Research Methods Steering Group @SHU https://www.shu.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-profiles/fariba-darabi This session aims to discuss how do we make sense of mixed methods research. Participants are asked to consider the implications of the rise in the use of mixed methods in social science research for their field of study. The question regarding whether Mixed Methods need a particular philosophical and methodological position will…

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