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Department of Engineering's Training 2016-2017

Programme of events provided by Department of Engineering
(Mon 26 Sep 2016 - Wed 5 Jul 2017)

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Thu 20 Oct 2016 – Tue 15 Nov 2016

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Thursday 20 October 2016

10:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Friday 21 October 2016

09:30
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 09:30 - 10:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

10:15
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 10:15 - 10:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

11:00
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 11:00 - 11:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 11:00 - 12:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

11:45
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 11:45 - 12:25 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

13:00
Engineering: Managing your 4th year project Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This session will look at ways to plan your 4th year project, how and where to conduct a literature review, and include tips on how to manage the information you gather.

To get the most out of this session, please bring your own laptop.

14:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Monday 24 October 2016

13:00
Engineering: Presentation Skills, Designing and Delivering your Work new Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Presenting for the first time or want to improve on what you have done before? This session will take you through some tips and tricks to help you plan and deliver a session professionally and well.

Thursday 27 October 2016

15:00
Engineering: Document Preparation using LaTeX Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3

An introduction to LaTeX's concepts and related learning material. Further details available at http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/tpl/talks/latexintro.html.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love, tl136@cam.ac.uk.

Friday 28 October 2016

11:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 11:00 - 12:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 2

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

14:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Whittle Laboratory, Large Seminar Room

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Engineering RCC Session 3: Sharing your research new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room

This session will take students through the nuts and bolts of putting together journal articles and conference posters as well as managing their online profiles and tracking the impact of their research. It will give an overview of the peer review process and help students meet their funder Open access and research data requirements. This session deliberately excludes subject-specific advice such as which journal or conferences to choose, which is more appropriately provided by supervisors. It will however highlight resources such as Sherpa/Romeo and journal impact factors that provide information that may help reach these decisions.

15:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Monday 31 October 2016

13:00
Engineering: Crash Course: Report Writing for Part II Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

From what a technical report is, to how to write one, come along to this crash course and get your questions answered.

Please let us know of any burning issues and questions before the session on cued-library@eng.cam.ac.uk

15:00
Engineering RCC Session 1: Searching the literature/Resources for research in Engineering new Finished 15:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

This session, delivered by the Department's Library and Information Services, will focus on the literature search, helping you to develop a systematic search strategy and make best use of the print and electronic resources available to you. Please bring a laptop as you will have the opportunity to conduct some initial searching on platforms such as Web of Knowledge and Scopus and will learn how to keep up to date with current research throughout the course of their research project.

Tuesday 1 November 2016

11:00
Commercialisation - getting funding for further research or development - where to apply, and how to pitch new Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Seminar Room

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.

Thursday 3 November 2016

16:00
Engineering RCC Session 1: Searching the literature/Resources for research in Engineering new Finished 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

This session, delivered by the Department's Library and Information Services, will focus on the literature search, helping you to develop a systematic search strategy and make best use of the print and electronic resources available to you. Please bring a laptop as you will have the opportunity to conduct some initial searching on platforms such as Web of Knowledge and Scopus and will learn how to keep up to date with current research throughout the course of their research project.

Friday 4 November 2016

15:00
Engineering: Document Preparation using LaTeX Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11

An introduction to LaTeX.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love, tl136@cam.ac.uk.

Monday 7 November 2016

13:00
Engineering Crash Course: Referencing and Reference Management Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

This presentation will give an overview of how to reference, why we have to reference (including how to avoid plagiarism), which styles you might like to choose, and introduce some handy software that can save you time and help you manage your references more easily.

Bring your lunch and any questions you already have!

15:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 15:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 6

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Thursday 10 November 2016

16:00
Engineering RCC Session 2: Managing information and data new Finished 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

This session will help students quickly and easily identify the information that will be of most value and relevance to their own research. It will also provide an introduction to referencing, reference management and avoiding plagiarism. By the end of the session, they will also have started to put together their own data management plan, addressing how they will organize, preserve and make their data available (or limit availability!) in accordance with funding requirements and ethical considerations.

Friday 11 November 2016

15:00
Engineering: LaTeX for report-writing Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11

More advanced LaTeX for longer documents. If you have a question about this talk, please contact Tim Love, tl136@cam.ac.uk.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

09:30
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 09:30 - 10:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

10:15
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 10:15 - 10:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

11:00
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 11:00 - 11:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

11:45
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 11:45 - 12:25 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

13:30
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 13:30 - 14:10 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

14:15
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 14:15 - 14:55 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

15:00
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 15:00 - 15:40 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.

15:45
Skills Analysis One-to-One new Finished 15:45 - 16:25 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

What are transferable skills, why are they important and how do you know which ones to develop? What opportunities are available to you for personal and professional development, whilst at Cambridge University? This session gives you an opportunity to formulate and discuss your plans.