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Finding what you need (Engineering ESD Mphil) Thu 10 Oct 2019   11:00 Finished

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.

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.

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.

Writing skills (Engineering ESD Mphil) Thu 7 Nov 2019   11:00 Finished

A Writing skills training session for Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil students.

The session will cover: How to plan, structure and edit your academic writing for reports, dissertations and papers

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.

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.

Time management (Engineering ESD Mphil) Unscheduled Not bookable

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

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

Learn how and why to keep your information and data organised, stored and accessible by creating a Data Management Plan. The session will cover: What data are you using?, Creating vs reusing data, Storage, organisation and version control, Data safety and backing up, Sharing your data.

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

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