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All about conferences (Engineering RDC Division B) new Mon 21 Oct 2019   14:30 Finished

A guide to conferences and giving presentations: What to expect at a conference, how to plan your trip (including risk assessment, insurance), how to present a great talk or poster.

A Being An Ethical Researcher session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students

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.

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.

Being an ethical researcher (Engineering ISMM Mphil) new Wed 23 Oct 2019   11:00 Finished

A session for ISMM 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.

Being an ethical researcher (Engineering RDC Division D) Mon 25 Nov 2019   15:00 Not bookable

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.

Session run by Cambridge Enterprise

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This session given by staff from Cambridge Enterprise provides 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.

So what happens after your postdoc? If “another postdoc” gives you mixed feelings, come and hear how to segue from academia to a more industrial or commercial career. Cambridge Enterprise will talk about translational funding, to take your current research one more step towards being used in industry, and about different ways to get involved in a spin-out. CE inhabit the space between academia and industry, covering all aspects of commercialisation of university research. This talk will provide lunch and is free of charge.

Conference abstracts (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Fri 29 May 2020   14:15 Not bookable

Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

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

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster.

Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should prepare a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of their research, for use in poster activities.

Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Mon 10 Feb 2020   14:30 Not bookable

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

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster. Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should prepare a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of their research, for use in poster activities.

Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division C) Tue 28 Jan 2020   15:00 Not bookable

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

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. This session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster. Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session. Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

Participants should prepare a brief (1-2 sentence) summary of their research, for use in poster activities.

Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division D) Tue 5 May 2020   14:00 Not bookable

Two RDC sessions for 1st year PhD students (Division D), Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. The first session will cover: Why conference posters?, Design principles, Readability and layout, Planning and editing your poster. Please bring paper and pen/pencil with you to the session.

In the second session students will show and discuss posters-in-progress based on their PhD work.

Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

These sessions will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

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Designing Conference Posters (Engineering) new Tue 7 May 2019   14:00 Finished

An RDC session for first year PhD students (Division D)

This session will look at key design principles and useful resources for creating a visually appealing conference poster that will stand out from the crowd, engage your audience and tell your story. With real-life examples, you can learn what to do and what not to do when making your conference posters.

Division C Graduate Conference new Mon 6 Jul 2015   08:30 Finished

This conference is an opportunity for Division C students, researchers and staff to find out more about the research that is going on in the department. First year students will be presenting posters during lunch, which is provided, and second years will be giving presentations about their work. There will also be four external speakers including Richard Mullender, an ex-hostage negotiator, and Matt Clifford, CEO of Entrepreneur first. Transport to and from the engineering department has been arranged.

Division C Postdoc Lunch and Termly Update new Mon 21 Mar 2016   12:15 Finished

Head of Division, Robin Langley, will update Division C postdocs on divisional and departmental happenings over lunch, followed by the mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Postdoc Committee.

Division C Postdoc Mentoring Training new Mon 21 Mar 2016   13:00 Finished

Division C Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Postdoc Committee.

Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

Editing your work new Wed 23 Sep 2015   12:00 Finished

This session is designed to provide tools and resources to help you edit your own writing. Its aim is practical – to provide participants with concrete methods for improving the quality of their writing as they move from first drafts to finished, professional-level, work.

The methods can also be applied to the editing of other people’s writing – for example, that of co-authors.

Besides that, the session will introduce other editing resources and discuss when and how to work with professional editors.

Effective Listening - the Art of Influence new Mon 21 May 2018   14:00 Finished

An interactive workshop for developing your negotiation skills, designed and delivered by Richard Mullender, an ex hostage negotiator and Former Lead Trainer at the National Crisis & Hostage Negotiation Unit in Scotland Yard.

Engaging with your reading (Engineering ESD Mphil) Thu 24 Oct 2019   11:00 Finished

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

Explore strategies to help you get the most out of your academic reading.

This session will cover:

  • Reading academic works
  • Pre-reading
  • Structural reading strategies
  • Active reading
  • Note-taking

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

Engineering: Copyright for Administrators new Wed 26 Aug 2015   11:00 Finished

Students frequently ask for lecture materials and to be made available to them through Camtools or Moodle to help them prepare for lectures, solve problems or revise at a later stage. What are the copyright implications of this?

This one-hour session will take you through legitimate ways to upload course materials and provide a case study of the issues encountered by an administrator in the Department when sorting out an existing Camtools site. The session will focus particularly on how we can use images within lecture materials online and provide tips and tricks for ensuring that uploaded materials comply with copyright requirements.

Engineering: Crash Course: Resources for Part II new Thu 15 Oct 2015   13:15 Finished

We will show you how best to locate books and articles in print and online (include Librarysearch and Librarysearch+).

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