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Monday 21 January

14:00
Engineering Div F RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

Tuesday 22 January

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Full] 09:30 - 10:10 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 [Full] 11:45 - 12:25 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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

14:00
Engineering Div D RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

14:15
Planning your Personal Skills Development new [Full] 14:15 - 14:55 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 [Full] 15:00 - 15:40 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

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

Friday 25 January

14:15
Engineering Div A Energy RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Inglis Meeting Room

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

Tuesday 29 January

14:00
Engineering Div B RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

Thursday 31 January

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.

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
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 [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.

Friday 1 February

14:15
Engineering Div A Fluid Dynamics RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 2nd Floor, Meeting Room 18

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

Monday 4 February

13:00
Engineering UG: Referencing for beginners new [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Making sure you reference the works of others in your academic writing is an important skill to master early, as it becomes second nature it allows you to focus on your reading and writing. This session will focus on:

  • What plagiarism is
  • What referencing is
  • What information is needed for citations and bibliographies
  • How to reference in APA, Harvard and IEEE
  • And where to go for help

You do not need to bring anything with you to the class as everything will be supplied.

Please email any questions to cued-library@eng.cam.ac.uk

Wednesday 6 February

13:00
Engineering UG: Presentations - Planning and presenting your work new [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Designing and delivering a presentation or poster is not always something that people are comfortable with. This class will take you through the process from beginning to end and look at:

  • Deciding on content and structure
  • Slide design
  • Remembering what to say
  • Dealing with nerves
  • Presenting a good image of yourself
  • Dealing with disaster and questions

There is also the option to arrange a session practice your presentation in the future. You do not have to prepare for this session, but we will be tailoring it to the needs of the class, so you will be asked about your experiences and upcoming presenting engagements.

Please email any questions to cued-library@eng.cam.ac.uk

Friday 8 February

13:00
Engineering UG: Referencing for beginners new [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Making sure you reference the works of others in your academic writing is an important skill to master early, as it becomes second nature it allows you to focus on your reading and writing. This session will focus on:

  • What plagiarism is
  • What referencing is
  • What information is needed for citations and bibliographies
  • How to reference in APA, Harvard and IEEE
  • And where to go for help

You do not need to bring anything with you to the class as everything will be supplied.

Please email any questions to cued-library@eng.cam.ac.uk

Tuesday 12 February

16:00

This session given by Philip Guildford (Director of Research) and Cambridge Enterprise will provide you with the basics of what you need to know about intellectual property (copyright, patents, confidentiality agreements) in the context of University Research. A useful starting point, which could prevent you making costly mistakes in the future.

Wednesday 13 February

09:30
Finishing Up and Moving On: FUMO (Engineering) [Places] 09:30 - 17:30 Peterhouse, Upper Hall


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
13:00
Engineering UG: Report Writing [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

If you are in need of some guidance on how to create an Engineering Report, this may be for you. This session will focus on:

  • Identify key characteristics
  • Understand structure
  • Guidance on writing style
  • Using tables and figures effectively
  • Editing with an eye for improvement

You do not need to bring anything with you to the class as everything will be supplied.