Critical and Creative Thinking

The aim of this module is to enable participants to improve their understanding of the role and nature of critical and creative thinking and how these techniques can help to unpack the social, professional or technological practices, problems, or solutions to problem, they are focussing on in their research.

Global Sustainability

The Global Sustainability Module is designed to enable participants to critically reflect on how their own personal, professional and academic practice relates to Global Sustainability. Specifically it has been designed to assist students in understanding and investigating the implications and potential application of their research in the context of Global Sustainability.

Practice-led Research in Creative Arts, Media and Design

This module aims to provide participants working in the area of creative arts, media and design with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the methodological research design implications of undertaking enquiry through practice.

Digital Competencies for Researchers         

In today's workplace, you will be required to possess a set of digital practices, behaviours and identities that inform your academic and professional practices; you will also need to communicate, collaborate and innovate with digital technologies during your career.

This module is about providing you with an applied understanding of:

Research Integrity in Practice

All HDR students must complete the RIO module as part of candidature, but how do you apply this learning?

This module allows you to explore scenarios that reflect common research integrity practices and issues (e.g. authorship, plagiarism, data management) and to problem solve these hypothetical situations with your peers.

You will learn how to actively apply research integrity principles and values such as integrity, honesty and professionalism to your research and will reflect on your understandings and those of your peers to build a greater understanding of research integrity in practice.