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Monday 25 November 2019

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

A 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.

14:30
Seven secrets of highly successful PhD students (Engineering RDC Division B) new Not bookable 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

Reflect on your research experience, relationship with your supervisor and effective working practices.

15:00
Being an ethical researcher (Engineering RDC Division D) Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Conference Room (2-54)

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.

Tuesday 26 November 2019

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Places] 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 [Full] 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 [Full] 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 [Full] 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
Student presentations (Engineering RDC Division C) new (2 of 2) Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Places] 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 [Full] 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.

Wednesday 27 November 2019

14:00
Postdoc Mentoring Training (Engineering) new [Places] 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

Postdoc mentoring training with Steve Joy, Head of Researcher Development at the University.

Friday 29 November 2019

11:00
IP and commercialisation (Engineering RDC Division E) new Not bookable 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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16:00
Practice presentations (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new (3 of 3) Not bookable 16:00 - 17:00 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

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

Monday 2 December 2019

14:00
Introduction to Pecha Kucha presentations (Engineering RDC Division D) new Not bookable 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

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

Friday 6 December 2019

11:00
Introduction to Education Consultancy Services (ECS) (Engineering RDC Division E) new Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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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.