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Tue 19 Nov 2019 – Wed 15 Jan

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Tuesday 19 November 2019

15:00
Student presentations (Engineering RDC Division C) new (1 of 2) Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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Wednesday 20 November 2019

11:00
REF and Ready new Finished 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) Finished 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) Finished 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 Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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16:00
Practice presentations (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new (2 of 3) Finished 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) Finished 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 Finished 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) Finished 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 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.

11:00
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Finished 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 Finished 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 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
Student presentations (Engineering RDC Division C) new (2 of 2) Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

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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.

Wednesday 27 November 2019

14:00
Postdoc Mentoring Training (Engineering) new Finished 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 Finished 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) Finished 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 Finished 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 Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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Monday 13 January 2020

14:00
Being an ethical researcher (Engineering ESD Mphil) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A

A training session for Engineering for Sustainable Development 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.

Wednesday 15 January 2020

10:00
How to be an effective researcher (Engineering RDC) Finished 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

11:00
Time management (Engineering ESD Mphil) Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room

A training session for Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil students in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your organisation and prioritisation skills and discover tools to manage your time effectively. This session will cover: Being SMART with your time, Prioritisation techniques, Tips and Tools for managing your time