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Thursday 20 February

09:00
Conference poster design (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Not bookable 09:00 - 10:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for FIBE2 CDT students in the 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.

11:00
Writing your First Year Report (Engineering RDC Division E) new Not bookable 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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13:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A session for undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering.

Learn how to communicate your key messages clearly and concisely.

Friday 21 February

14:00
Github workflows and good coding practices (Engineering RDC Division F) new Not bookable 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

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Monday 24 February

13:00
Pecha Kucha Presentations (Engineering RDC Division D) new Not bookable 13:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

Pecha Kucha presentations (each student to give a presentation on their PhD project) (Dr Jackson will arrange separate training for those selected to present at the Science Festival)

14:30
Cambridge Enterprise (Engineering RDC Division B) new Not bookable 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

An introduction to commercialisation with Cambridge Enterprise

15:00
Conference poster design (Engineering MLMI MPhil) Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for MLMI MPhil students in the 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.

Tuesday 25 February

13:00
Poster Design (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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.

Wednesday 26 February

13:00
Writing for reports (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A writing for reports session for undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering.

Learn to identify the characteristics of a good report. From an accurate, concise and persuasive writing style to a well organised, well-presented layout and format.

This workshop will help you understand the purpose of a report, how to plan it and how best to structure it in terms of presentation and layout. It will also offer 'good advice' on what you should (and should not) do.

16:00
How to publish a paper (Engineering Research Skills) new Not bookable 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3

In this popular talk given by Prof. Tim Wilkinson, you will get all the essentials for understanding the full process of getting your papers published from submission to publication. Recommended for all graduates.

Thursday 27 February

11:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering RDC Division E) new (1 of 3) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

Each student attends one of 3 presentation sessions – you will be assigned to session 1,2 or 3 in due course.

13:00
Writing for reports (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A writing for reports session for undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering.

Learn to identify the characteristics of a good report. From an accurate, concise and persuasive writing style to a well organised, well-presented layout and format.

This workshop will help you understand the purpose of a report, how to plan it and how best to structure it in terms of presentation and layout. It will also offer 'good advice' on what you should (and should not) do.

Friday 28 February

14:15
Group discussion and debrief (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Please note that this session takes place in Holger’s Office, BE2-03.

Monday 2 March

14:00
Writing your First Year Report (Engineering RDC Division D) new [Places] 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

Writing your First Year Report

14:30
Oral Presentations (Engineering RDC Division B) new (4 of 5) Not bookable 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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Wednesday 4 March

14:15
Writing your First Year Report new [Places] 14:15 - 16:15 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room

Writing your First Year Report

Thursday 5 March

11:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering RDC Division E) new (2 of 3) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 1

Each student attends one of 3 presentation sessions – you will be assigned to session 1,2 or 3 in due course.

Monday 9 March

14:30
Oral Presentations (Engineering RDC Division B) new (5 of 5) Not bookable 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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Thursday 12 March

11:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering RDC Division E) new (3 of 3) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

Each student attends one of 3 presentation sessions – you will be assigned to session 1,2 or 3 in due course.

Wednesday 25 March

10:00
Working Effectively new [Places] 10:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3

Too much work and not enough time to do it? This session covers how to prioritise what you do, manage your time better and keep stress levels low.

Delivered by Jen Wade a highly experienced trainer who has been leading her own business for more than ten years, working with a diverse range of organisations across the academic, public, and commercial sectors.

For Engineering postdocs and PhD students in all years.

Friday 24 April

14:00
Sharing your research (Engineering RDC Division F) Not bookable 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

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

Explore different ways to share your research outputs with the wider world, including publishing, Open Access, and engaging with different audiences.

14:15
How to design posters (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Please note that this session takes place in Holger’s Office, BE2-03.

Thursday 30 April

09:00
Time management (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Not bookable 09:00 - 10:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for FIBE2 CDT students in the 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.

Friday 1 May

11:00
Sharing your research (Engineering RDC Division E) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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

Explore different ways to share your research outputs with the wider world, including publishing, Open Access, and engaging with different audiences.

14:15
Present draft posters, discussion and critique (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Please note that this session takes place in Holger’s Office, BE2-03.