skip to navigation skip to content

Department of Engineering's Training

Department of Engineering course timetable

Show:

Mon 18 Nov – Wed 15 Jan 2020

Now Today



Monday 18 November 2019

14:00
The seven secrets of highly successful PhD students (Engineering RDC Division D) new Not bookable 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

RDC sessions play a crucial role in helping graduate students develop the skills they need to successfully complete their PhD and prepare them for their future careers. These sessions are a vital opportunity for students to learn about the research of others in related fields and thus gain an awareness of the activities in their own research group and the wider Department. They also play a critical role in improving the students’ ability to write and present their research in English which is essential to success at their first year assessment.

All first year students in Div D are expected to participate in all sessions, unless they are attending an RDC run by another division in agreement with their supervisor. Attendance for each session will be logged and recorded as part of students’ individual training records

Tuesday 19 November 2019

15:00
Student presentations (Engineering RDC Division C) new (1 of 2) Not bookable 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

« Description not available »

Wednesday 20 November 2019

11:00
REF and Ready new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

Intimidated by Open Access publishing? Frightened by funder requirements? Reticent about REF? Worried about author accepted manuscripts? It’s okay, we’ll show you how to ensure your research outputs are REF-ready! We will also live demo Symplectic Elements and provide troubleshooting advice. Best suited for: All engineering researchers and those administrative staff who are involved in using Symplectic Elements.

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.

Thursday 21 November 2019

10:00
Finishing Up and Moving On: FUMO (Engineering) [Places] 10:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room


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 be a (better) leader
  • how to prepare for your Viva
  • how to plan for life after the PhD

Topics covered:

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

Friday 22 November 2019

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

« Description not available »

16:00
Practice presentations (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new (2 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 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 [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 [Full] 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)

« Description not available »

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

« Description not available »

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

« Description not available »

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