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All about conferences (Engineering RDC Division B) new Mon 21 Oct 2019   14:30 Not bookable

A guide to conferences and giving presentations: What to expect at a conference, how to plan your trip (including risk assessment, insurance), how to present a great talk or poster.

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.

Being an ethical researcher (Engineering ISMM Mphil) new Wed 23 Oct 2019   11:00 Not bookable

A session for ISMM MPhil students in the Department of Engineering.

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.

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

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.

This session will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

This session given by staff from Cambridge Enterprise provides you with the basics of what you need to know about intellectual property (copyright, patents, confidentiality agreements) in the context of University Research. A useful starting point, which could prevent you making costly mistakes in the future.

Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Mon 10 Feb 2020   14:30 Not bookable

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.

Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division C) Tue 10 Mar 2020   15:00 Not bookable

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.

Two RDC sessions for 1st year PhD students (Division D), Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. The first 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.

In the second session students will show and discuss posters-in-progress based on their PhD work.

Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

These sessions will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

Engaging with your reading (Engineering ESD Mphil) Thu 24 Oct 2019   11:00 Not bookable

A session for Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil 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.

A training session for CDT Future Power and Propulsion students in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. Find out why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy and methods
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references
  • Creating vs reusing data
  • Storage, organisation and version control
  • Sharing your data.

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

A training session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students in the Department of Engineering

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

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

Finding what you need (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Tue 5 Nov 2019   14:00 Not bookable

A finding what you need session for FIBE CDT students (DIV D)

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. The session will cover: Search strategy, Search methods, Where to search, Troubleshooting common problems, Staying up to date, Managing your references. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A - Energy)

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover: Search strategy, Search methods, Where to search, Troubleshooting common problems, Staying up to date, Managing your references.

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

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division A - Fluid) Fri 1 Nov 2019   14:15 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st Year PhD Fluid Dynamics students (Division A) in the Department of Engineering

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

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

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division B) new Mon 4 Nov 2019   14:30 Not bookable

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

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

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

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division C) new Tue 12 Nov 2019   15:00 Not bookable

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

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

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

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division D) Mon 21 Oct 2019   14:00 [Places]

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division D) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

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

This session will take place in the Civil Engineering Building.

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division E) new Fri 25 Oct 2019   11:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division E) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

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

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division F) new Fri 18 Oct 2019   14:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division F) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

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

Why this course might make a difference:

This course is designed to enable participants 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 you need to do to submit
  • how to prepare for your Viva
  • how to plan for life after the PhD

Topics covered:

  • PhD submission process
  • Viva: What to expect and how to prepare
  • Careers: How to do decide what to do, different career options

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Thu 21 Nov 2019 10:00 [Places]

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Getting to know you (Engineering RDC Division B) new Mon 14 Oct 2019   14:30 Not bookable

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How to be an effective researcher (Engineering RDC) Wed 15 Jan 2020   10:00 [Places]

This interactive and intensive one-day course, based on the programme developed by Vitae, is intended for PhD students in their first year. You will look at practical ways to increase your effectiveness and meet the challenges of your PhD. The programme covers:

Looking at your PhD as a project Working with other people Managing your relationship with your supervisor

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Introduction to Pecha Kucha Presentations (+ presentations from experienced researchers).

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