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Wednesday 15 January 2020

10:00
How to be an effective researcher (Engineering RDC) [Places] 10:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 4

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

Friday 17 January 2020

11:00
Managing your data (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.

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.

14:00
Managing your data (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.

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.

14:15
Welcome back and introduction (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 20 January 2020

14:00
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division D) Not bookable 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Conference Room (2-54)

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division D), 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.

This session will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

Friday 24 January 2020

14:15
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division A - Energy) Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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 2020

14:30
Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division B) new Not bookable 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 2020

15:00
Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division C) Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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.

Friday 31 January 2020

14:15
Time Management (Engineering RDC Division A - Energy) Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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) Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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 2020

13:00
Referencing (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North 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.

Tuesday 4 February 2020

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Full] 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 [Places] 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 [Places] 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 [Places] 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 [Places] 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 [Places] 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) Not bookable 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 [Full] 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 [Places] 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.

Thursday 6 February 2020

14:00
Managing your data (Engineering Energy Technology/Nuclear Energy Mphil) Not bookable 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 2020

13:00
Poster Design (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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 Not bookable 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West Meeting Room

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Monday 10 February 2020

14:30
Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Not bookable 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.

Tuesday 11 February 2020

13:00
Referencing (Engineering) [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

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.