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Fri 16 Nov 2018 – Mon 4 Feb 2019

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Friday 16 November 2018

13:00
Engineering UG: Designing and presenting your poster new Finished 13:00 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Creating a poster can be a tricky balancing act of what to include and how to present it. This class will take you through the process from beginning to the end and look at:

  • Deciding on content and structure
  • Design basics
  • Editing your poster
  • Presenting with your poster
Engineering UG: Designing and presenting your poster new Finished 13:00 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 2nd Floor, Meeting Room 18

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Creating a poster can be a tricky balancing act of what to include and how to present it. This class will take you through the process from beginning to the end and look at:

  • Deciding on content and structure
  • Design basics
  • Editing your poster
  • Presenting with your poster

Wednesday 21 November 2018

13:00
Engineering UG: Report Writing Finished 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.

Friday 23 November 2018

13:30
Engineering Ultraprecision CDT: Finding and Managing Information Finished 13:30 - 15:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Meeting Room 3

This interactive, in-person session aims to help you find and manage information.

Thursday 29 November 2018

13:00
Postdoc Mentoring Training (Main Site) new Finished 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Department Postdoc Committee (EDPC).

Wednesday 16 January 2019

10:00
How to be an Effective Researcher Finished 10:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room


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

Tuesday 22 January 2019

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 2019

14:15
Engineering Div A Energy RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West 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 2019

14:00
Engineering Div B RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Seminar Room 124 (CAPE)

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 2019

09:30
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 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 2019

14:15
Engineering Div A Fluid Dynamics RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new Finished 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 2019

13:00
Engineering UG: Referencing for beginners new Finished 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