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An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division D) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

3 other events...

Date Availability
Mon 25 Nov 2019 15:00 Not bookable
Mon 20 Jan 2020 14:00 Not bookable
Tue 5 May 2020 14:00 Not bookable
Finding what you need (Engineering ESD Mphil) Thu 10 Oct 2019   11:00   [More dates...] Not bookable

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

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Thu 24 Oct 2019 11:00 Not bookable
Thu 7 Nov 2019 11:00 Not bookable

A training session for Graphene Technology CDT students in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. Find out why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy and methods
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references
  • Creating vs reusing data
  • Storage, organisation and version control
  • Sharing your data.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

This event will take place in the Cambridge Graphene Centre Seminar Room

Finding what you need (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Wed 11 Dec 2019   14:00 Not bookable

A finding what you need session for FIBE CDT students (DIV D)

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. The session will cover: Search strategy, Search methods, Where to search, Troubleshooting common problems, Staying up to date, Managing your references. Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division C) new Tue 12 Nov 2019   15:00   [More dates...] Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division C), Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Tue 4 Feb 2020 15:00 Not bookable
Tue 10 Mar 2020 15:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division F) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Fri 17 Jan 2020 14:00 Not bookable
Fri 24 Apr 2020 14:00 Not bookable

A training session for CDT Future Power and Propulsion students in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources. Find out why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy and methods
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references
  • Creating vs reusing data
  • Storage, organisation and version control
  • Sharing your data.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should have attempted a keyword search in a database of their choice (e.g. iDiscover, Google Scholar etc.) and made a note of their results, and any thoughts/problems they encountered. They should look at the Data Management Guide website (https://www.data.cam.ac.uk/data-management-guide).

Literature Review for 4th year projects (Engineering) new Mon 14 Oct 2019   13:00 [Places]

A session for Part IIB undergraduates in the Department of Engineering.

As part of your 4th Year Project, you will be expected to do a literature review surrounding your projects topic. This session will explain what a literature review is and how to do one, looking at how to decide what you should be looking for, where to look for it, how to read it and how to take useful notes. This is a lot to cover in an hour so if you have any follow up question check our Information Skills page on the website and get in touch library@eng.cam.ac.uk.

A training session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students in the Department of Engineering

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Thu 6 Feb 2020 14:00 Not bookable
Thu 13 Feb 2020 13:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A - Energy)

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover: Search strategy, Search methods, Where to search, Troubleshooting common problems, Staying up to date, Managing your references.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Fri 24 Jan 2020 14:15 Not bookable
Fri 31 Jan 2020 14:15 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division B), Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Mon 27 Jan 2020 14:30 Not bookable
Mon 10 Feb 2020 14:30 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division E) in the Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

2 other events...

Date Availability
Fri 17 Jan 2020 11:00 Not bookable
Fri 1 May 2020 11:00 Not bookable
Poster Design (Engineering) Tue 22 Oct 2019   13:00   [More dates...] [Places]

A session for undergraduates in the Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create effective posters to illustrate your research.

This session will cover:

  • Design basics
  • Readability and layout
  • Planning and editing your poster
  • Presenting with your poster

1 other event...

Date Availability
Tue 25 Feb 2020 13:00 [Places]

A Preparing for your 4th year project session for Undergraduates at the Department of Engineering.

An introduction to searching and managing information, the ethical process, and organising your time to prepare you for your 4th year project.

1 other event...

Date Availability
Fri 5 Jun 2020 13:00 [Full]
Presentation Skills (Engineering) Thu 17 Oct 2019   13:00   [More dates...] [Places]

A session for undergraduates in the Department of Engineering.

Learn how to communicate your key messages clearly and concisely.

4 other events...

Date Availability
Mon 28 Oct 2019 13:00 [Places]
Thu 20 Feb 2020 13:00 [Places]
Wed 20 May 2020 13:00 [Places]
Tue 26 May 2020 13:00 [Places]
Referencing (Engineering) Tue 5 Nov 2019   13:00   [More dates...] [Places]

A session for Undergraduate students at the Department of Engineering.

Understand the importance of academic referencing and learn how to use different referencing styles in your work.

3 other events...

Date Availability
Tue 12 Nov 2019 13:00 [Places]
Mon 3 Feb 2020 13:00 [Places]
Wed 13 May 2020 13:00 [Full]
Sharing your research (Engineering) Tue 12 May 2020   13:30   [More dates...] [Full]

A Sharing your research session for RDC students (DIV D)

Explore different ways to share your research outputs with the wider world, including publishing, Open Access, and engaging with different audiences.

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Date Availability
Fri 15 May 2020 14:15 [Full]
Mon 18 May 2020 14:30 [Full]
Tue 19 May 2020 15:00 [Full]
Time Management (Engineering) Mon 25 May 2020   14:30 [Full]

A time management session for RDC students (DIV B)

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.

Writing for reports (Engineering) Mon 11 Nov 2019   13:00   [More dates...] [Places]

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.

3 other events...

Date Availability
Wed 20 Nov 2019 13:00 [Places]
Mon 25 Nov 2019 13:00 [Places]
Mon 2 Mar 2020 13:00 [Places]
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