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Workshop: Language@Leeds Sharing Impact Practice

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We take 'impact' to refer to any change that academic activity generates in the world beyond academia. Objectives to showcase and share good practice of the impact of language research and scholarship to provide an overview of the support that is available for impact work at the University of Leeds to provide an opportunity to ask...

Writing Meetup with Special Guest Speaker

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We are thrilled to invite you to an exciting writing meetup at the Edward Boyle Library, a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow postgraduate researchers, share ideas, and propel your writing and research goals forward. The session will kick off with an enlightening talk by Nick Sheppard, Research Data Management Advisor. Nick will provide valuable...

CLER Researcher Development Workshop: From (Critical Ethnographic) Data Collection to Data Publication: How to Publish an Article in Twelve (12) Weeks?

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This free practical workshop is open to all and particularly suitable to early/mid-career researchers. Please click here to register. Abstract: From an ethnography and critical youth studies perspective, how do we study identities, especially those of young people? This interactive session has two objectives. The first is to answer this question of how to study...

Bodo Winter: Statistics in linguistics and phonetics: Thoughts on independence and generalizability

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Statistics in linguistics and phonetics: Thoughts on independence and generalizability Invited talk by Bodo Winter (University of Birmingham) Linguistics and phonetics have undergone many quantitative revolutions that deeply affected the way data analysis is conducted, such as the shift away from significance tests like t-tests and ANOVAs to the generalized linear model framework. However, despite...

Children Learning Adjectives: Free research workshop and practitioner CPD

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The Leeds Child Development Unit at the University of Leeds is hosting a researcher-practitioner online workshop on children’s descriptive vocabulary on Thursday March 18th, 1-5pm GMT. Event description: The role of vocabulary breadth and depth in children’s achievement at school and beyond is well recognised. One way of enriching vocabulary is through descriptive language. Classroom and clinical practice is designed to...

PsychoPy workshop 2020

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In this workshop, you will learn now to use the intuitive Builder interface PsychoPy, including some of its recently developmed features (e.g. running studies online). This interface aims to be easy enough for use in undergraduate teaching, yet flexible enough for high-precision experimental psychology. Getting started with basic experiments is really easy, but this workshop...

Visualisation and analysis of linguistic data, using R

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In this workshop, we will use the R package ‘tidyverse' to pre-process and tidy sample datasets of different types (binary, categorical, continuous) and explore the data visually. Then we will discuss some basic principles underlying data analysis and learn how and when to apply these techniques, with a focus on linear regressions. The workshop will be taught by Dr Lauren...

Data simulation for power estimation

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This one-day workshop is on data simulation in R. The aim is to give you hands-on experience simulating data, which in turn will help you develop a deeper understanding of key concepts in statistical analysis and experimental design. Specifically, the workshop aims to help you: Understand the basic idea of how data simulation works Understand...