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Tuesday 22 October

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

A session for undergraduates 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
  • Presenting with your poster
15:00
RDC Introduction (Engineering RDC Division C) new Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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Wednesday 23 October

11:00
Being an ethical researcher (Engineering ISMM Mphil) new Not bookable 11:00 - 12:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Lecture Room 1

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.

Thursday 24 October

11:00
Engaging with your reading (Engineering ESD Mphil) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

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.

Friday 25 October

11:00
Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division E) new Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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.

14:00
Q&A session on using the division's research computing facilities (Engineering RDC Division F) new Not bookable 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

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Monday 28 October

13:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering) [Full] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A session for Undergraduate students at the Department of Engineering.

This session will develop skills that will help you to learn how to communicate your key messages clearly and concisely.

14:30
Outreach 1 (Engineering RDC Division B) new Not bookable 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

We are trying to recruit more CUED undergraduates to study electrical engineering in their 3rd and 4th years! So, we are planning an outreach activity to enthuse 2nd year undergraduates about electrical engineering. The outreach activity will take place in Lent term and complement the “options” talks given to the 2nd year undergraduates.

Tuesday 29 October

15:00
Presentation skills (Engineering RDC Division C) new Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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Wednesday 30 October

10:00
Finishing Up and Moving On: FUMO (Engineering) [Places] 10:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 2

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

Thursday 31 October

09:30
One-to-one mentoring new [Places] 09:30 - 10:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

These 40 min sessions allow you to discuss, individually, opportunities or concerns relating to your personal and professional development whilst at Cambridge University.

There are so many opportunities you can take advantage of while you are here. Do you know what they are and what would be best for you?

These individual mentoring sessions are run by Dr Susan Jackson, an experienced coach and mentor.

Available to both postdocs and PhD students.

10:15
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Places] 10:15 - 10:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Places] 15:00 - 15:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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

Friday 1 November

11:00
Getting published - Understanding the publication process (Engineering RDC Division E) new Not bookable 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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14:00
The seven secrets of highly successful PhD students (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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14:15
Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division A - Fluid) Not bookable 14:15 - 15:15 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

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.

Monday 4 November

14:00
Practice presentations (Engineering RDC Division D) new Not bookable 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

Each student to present for 5 minutes on a technical topic of interest to them.

The presentations will be recorded and one-to-one feedback sessions arranged individually with Sue Jackson.

14:30
Finding what you need (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.

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.

Tuesday 5 November

11:00
Finding what you need (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

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.

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

A session for Undergraduate students at the Department of Engineering.

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

15:00
The seven secrets of highly successful PhD students (Engineering RDC Division A: Energy & Division C) new Not bookable 15:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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