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Department of Engineering's Training 2015-2016

Programme of events provided by Department of Engineering
(Wed 26 Aug 2015 - Thu 22 Sep 2016)

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Tue 24 May 2016 – Thu 15 Sep 2016

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May 2016

Tue 24
Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 09:30 - 10:15 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 10:15 - 11:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 11:00 - 11:45 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 11:45 - 12:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 13:30 - 14:15 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 14:15 - 15:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 15:00 - 15:45 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Skills Analysis One-to-One (Engineering) Finished 15:45 - 16:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 2


What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? This course gives you the chance to find out the answer to all these questions and more. It is also your chance to have input into the types of training you would like to spend your time on and speak to the people who could help develop them.

Tue 31
Engineering: Preparing for the 4th year project Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, how and where to conduct a literature review, and include tips on how to manage the information you gather.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

To get the most out of this session, please bring your own laptop.

June 2016

Tue 7
Engineering: Preparing for the 4th year project Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, how and where to conduct a literature review, and include tips on how to manage the information you gather.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

To get the most out of this session, please bring your own laptop.

Wed 8
Postdoc Mentoring Training new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Postdoc Committee.

Mon 13
Engineering: Preparing for the 4th year project Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, how and where to conduct a literature review, and include tips on how to manage the information you gather.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

To get the most out of this session, please bring your own laptop.

Wed 22
Finishing Up and Moving On: FUMO (Engineering) Finished 09:30 - 17:30 Peterhouse, Upper Hall


Why this course might make a difference:

This course is designed to equip participants with skills to finish their PhD successfully and move on to the next stage of their careers.

By the end of this course you will know:

  • What are the PhD submission requirements and when the deadlines are
  • How to be a (better) leader
  • How to prepare and what to expect from your Viva
  • How to do decide what to do next

Topics covered:

  • PhD submission process
  • Leadership: Skills and qualities of leaders
  • Viva: What to expect and how to prepare
  • Careers: How to do decide what to do, different career options
Mon 27
Postdoc Mentoring Training new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 2

Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Postdoc Committee.

July 2016

Thu 7
Engineering Library drop-in: Introduction to reference managers new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

An overview of reference management tools. How you can use them to efficiently record, organise and annotate the sources you find, and use them to quickly add citations and generate bibliographies in your work.

Thu 14
Library drop-in: Your online profile new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

There have never been so many ways that you and research can be represented online. This session will give you some tips and guidance to make the most of the tools and services available.

We’ll look at identifying you and your work with Symplectic and ORCiD ; discovery through databases and repositories, like Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar and Apollo; and sharing through networking and social media sites like Researchgate, Linked in and Twitter - and how all of this this can increase and demonstrate the reach and impact of your research.

Thu 21
Library drop-in: Designing conference posters new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

We’ll cover principles, techniques and tools for planning, designing and creating a conference poster. We’ll also look at some examples and critiques. Feel free to bring along your own examples – finished or in progress – for feedback.

Thu 28
Library drop-in: Your online profile new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

There have never been so many ways that you and research can be represented online. This session will give you some tips and guidance to make the most of the tools and services available.

We’ll look at identifying you and your work with Symplectic and ORCiD ; discovery through databases and repositories, like Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar and Apollo; and sharing through networking and social media sites like Researchgate, Linked in and Twitter - and how all of this this can increase and demonstrate the reach and impact of your research.

August 2016

Thu 4
Library drop-in: Introduction to reference managers new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

An overview of reference management tools. How you can use them to efficiently record, organise and annotate the sources you find, and use them to quickly add citations and generate bibliographies in your work.

Thu 11
Library drop-in: Designing conference posters new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

We’ll cover principles, techniques and tools for planning, designing and creating a conference poster. We’ll also look at some examples and critiques. Feel free to bring along your own examples – finished or in progress – for feedback.

Thu 18
Library drop-in: Introduction to reference managers new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

An overview of reference management tools. How you can use them to efficiently record, organise and annotate the sources you find, and use them to quickly add citations and generate bibliographies in your work.

Thu 25
Library drop-in: Your online profile new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

There have never been so many ways that you and research can be represented online. This session will give you some tips and guidance to make the most of the tools and services available.

We’ll look at identifying you and your work with Symplectic and ORCiD ; discovery through databases and repositories, like Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar and Apollo; and sharing through networking and social media sites like Researchgate, Linked in and Twitter - and how all of this this can increase and demonstrate the reach and impact of your research.

September 2016

Thu 1
Library drop-in: Designing conference posters new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

We’ll cover principles, techniques and tools for planning, designing and creating a conference poster. We’ll also look at some examples and critiques. Feel free to bring along your own examples – finished or in progress – for feedback.

Thu 8
Library drop-in: How to get a job new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

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Thu 15
Library drop-in: Introduction to reference managers new Finished 12:00 - 12:30 Department of Engineering, Library

An overview of reference management tools. How you can use them to efficiently record, organise and annotate the sources you find, and use them to quickly add citations and generate bibliographies in your work.