Psychology Research Day 2016

A one-day programme ideal for postgraduate students and early career researchers. An opportunity to meet and learn about libraries, archives, digital resources, and research methods. Featuring an open psychology fair with information and advice about using psychology collections. one-on-one clinics in practical research skills and getting published and introductory sessions on training and research skills in libraries, archives and digital resources.

Programme

An opportunity to meet and learn about libraries, archives, digital resources, and research methods.
A one-day programme ideal for postgraduate students and early career researchers.

An open psychology fair with information and advice about using psychology collections
One-on-one clinics in practical research skills and getting published
Introductory sessions on training and research skills in libraries, archives and digital resources

PANELS

Panel 1: Getting published

  • Chair: Professor Andy Tolmie, UCL and Chair of the BPS Editorial Advisory Group
  • The author journey: from submission to publication (Ian Smith, Senior Journals Publishing Manager, Wiley)
  • Give yourself the best chance: what journal editors look for (Professor Patrick Leman, Royal Holloway, and Editor of British Journal of Developmental Psychology)

Panel 2: Using libraries for research

  • Chair: Dr Richard Espley, Head of Modern Collections, SHL
  • Introduction to the M25 libraries (Thomas Baldwin, Executive Manager, M25 Libraries Consortium)
  • Going beyond Google (John Woodcock, Library Learning & Teaching Manager, King’s College London)
  • Advanced searching tools and techniques (Ian Clark, Psychology Librarian, University of East London)

Panel 3: Digital resources

  • Chair: Caroline Kimbell, Associate Director for Licensing and Digitisation, SHL
  • The digitally literate researcher (Rowena Macrae-Gibson, Head of Library Academic Services, Brunel University London)
  • Systematic literature reviews (Dr Mark Newman, Associate Director of EPPI Centre, Institute of Education)
  • Managing research information (Paul Horsler, Academic Support Librarian, LSE)
  • Measuring research impact using Web of Science (Dr Evangelia Lipitakis,Thomson Reuters)

CLINICS

  • Understanding Research Ethics (BPS Ethics Committee)
  • Quantitative methods (BPS Mathematical, Statistical and Computing section)
  • Using Qualitative Research Methods (BPS Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section)
  • Keeping up to date: tools and tips for your psychology research (Heather Dawson, LSE)
  • Online research skills (Sue Godsell, Birkbeck College)
  • Reference management (Emily Selvidge, University of Roehampton)
  • PSYCing and syncing up your search: developing protocols for systematic reviews (Vivian Eades, Middlesex University)
  • Peer-to-Peer advice (PsyPAG)
  • Alternative Metrics: how to Improve Your Ratings (Stephan Buettgen, Plum Analytics)
  • Citation mapping using Web of Science (Massimo Giunta, Thomson Reuters)

Further details available here

Event details

  • 2 March 2016 10:00
  • Beveridge Hall and Macmillan Hall, Senate House
  • Senate House Library Event

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