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Friday 24 January

14:15
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division A - Energy) Finished 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West Meeting Room

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A-Energy), Department of Engineering.

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Monday 27 January

14:30
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division B) new Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division B), Department of Engineering.

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Tuesday 28 January

15:00
Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division C) Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division C), Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster. Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should prepare a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of their research, for use in poster activities.

Wednesday 29 January

12:00
Research Support Showcase new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Do you have questions about your Symplectic Elements account? Need an ORCID or want to find out how to get the most out of using one? Want advice about your Data Management Plan or thorny copyright issue? Or perhaps you require a data storage solution? For all these issues and more, come along to one of our Research Support Showcase events! With representatives from across the Department and the University, including X5 and Cambridge Enterprise, these events are designed for anyone working in research, including administrative staff, to drop in with any queries at any point during the two hour period. Please sign up for catering purposes as lunch will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday 30 January

10:00
Engaging with your reading (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for FIBE2 CDT students in the Department of Engineering.Explore strategies to help you get the most out of your academic reading. This session will cover: Reading academic works, Pre-reading, Structural reading strategies, Active reading, Note-taking.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device to the session with you. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Friday 31 January

14:15
Time Management (Engineering RDC Division A - Energy) Finished 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West Meeting Room

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A-Energy), Department of Engineering.

Develop your organisation and prioritisation skills and discover tools to manage your time effectively. This session will cover: Being SMART with your time, Prioritisation techniques, Tips and Tools for managing your time.

Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division A - Fluid) Finished 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 2nd Floor, Meeting Room 18

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A-Fluid), Department of Engineering.

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Monday 3 February

13:00
Referencing (Engineering) Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A referencing session for Undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering.

Understand the importance of academic referencing and learn how to use different referencing styles in your work.

14:00
Cambridge Enterprise: Intellectual Property (Engineering RDC Division D) new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

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14:30
Oral Presentations (Engineering RDC Division B) new (2 of 5) Finished 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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Tuesday 4 February

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 09:30 - 10:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

10:15
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 10:15 - 10:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

11:00
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 11:00 - 11:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

11:45
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 11:45 - 12:25 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

13:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 13:30 - 14:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

14:15
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 14:15 - 14:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

15:00
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division C) Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division C), Department of Engineering.

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 15:00 - 15:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

15:45
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 15:45 - 16:25 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

Wednesday 5 February

12:00
Research Support Showcase new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ground Floor Cafe

The Research Support Showcase is a unique event, bringing together research support teams from across the University.

So do you:- Need funding for your research idea Want new ways to disseminate your research and reach new audiences Want to commercialise your research or expertise Want to know how the Engineering Research Office can support you and your research group Want help getting your ideas from the ‘drawing board’ into reality Have queries about any of the University research systems such as Symplectic elements, Apollo

Then come along to the Research Support Showcase at the Electrical Engineering Café where experts can help you with all of this and more. In as little as 10 minutes you could have all of your research support queries answered. In one place we have teams from Research grants, Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge University Libraries and from Engineering we have the Research Office, Marketing and Comms, and Workshops all ready to help you move your research to the next stage.

The Research Support Showcase will be at the Electrical Engineering Café on Wednesday February 5th, we are open for 2 hours from 12-2pm and you can drop in at any point. This event is open to researchers, administrators and postgraduate students. Lunch will be provided

We look forward to seeing you there and finding out more about your research!

Thursday 6 February

14:00
Managing your data (Engineering Energy Technology/Nuclear Energy Mphil) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson MPhil Centre

A managing your data session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Friday 7 February

13:00
Poster Design (Engineering) Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A poster design session for undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering

Find out how to create effective posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Design basics, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster, and presenting with your poster.

14:15
Creating effective figures (Engineering RDC Division A: Energy) new Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West Meeting Room

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Monday 10 February

14:30
Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division B), Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster. Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should prepare a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of their research, for use in poster activities.

Thursday 13 February

14:00
Being an ethical researcher (Engineering Energy Technology/Nuclear Energy Mphil) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson MPhil Centre

A Being An Ethical Researcher session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students

An introduction to research ethics and integrity, discussing ethical considerations in research, how to conduct ethical research and a practical approach to ethical review process.