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'Yes You Do Need to Reference That': a Crash Course in Being an Ethical Researcher


This session introduces participants to the importance of good referencing practices within their work. The University of Cambridge’s position on plagiarism will be presented before moving on to a discussion around good referencing techniques, using the Harvard referencing style as an example. Participants will see a live demonstration of the reference management tool Zotero before taking part in a quiz to consolidate their knowledge.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Target audience
  • All STEMM students
  • Other staff and students welcome
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria

Participants will be able to explain why good referencing practice is important for research integrity and academic conduct

Participants will be able to give examples of correctly constructed references using the Harvard referencing style

Participants will be able to compare reference management tools so to select the best approach for their personal needs


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