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February 2019

Tue 26
Engineering UG: Report Writing [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

If you are in need of some guidance on how to create an Engineering Report, this may be for you. This session will focus on:

  • Identify key characteristics
  • Understand structure
  • Guidance on writing style
  • Using tables and figures effectively
  • Editing with an eye for improvement

You do not need to bring anything with you to the class as everything will be supplied.

Engineering Research Skills Lecture Series: 'Getting Published’ new [Places] 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 5

In this popular talk given by Prof. Tim Wilkinson, you will get all the essentials for understanding the full process of getting your papers published from submission to publication. Recommended for all graduates.

Wed 27
Engineering UG: Presentations - Planning and presenting your work new [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Designing and delivering a presentation or poster is not always something that people are comfortable with. This class will take you through the process from beginning to end and look at:

  • Deciding on content and structure
  • Slide design
  • Remembering what to say
  • Dealing with nerves
  • Presenting a good image of yourself
  • Dealing with disaster and questions

There is also the option to arrange a session practice your presentation in the future. You do not have to prepare for this session, but we will be tailoring it to the needs of the class, so you will be asked about your experiences and upcoming presenting engagements.

Please email any questions to cued-library@eng.cam.ac.uk

March 2019

Mon 4
Engineering UG: Report Writing [Places] 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

If you are in need of some guidance on how to create an Engineering Report, this may be for you. This session will focus on:

  • Identify key characteristics
  • Understand structure
  • Guidance on writing style
  • Using tables and figures effectively
  • Editing with an eye for improvement

You do not need to bring anything with you to the class as everything will be supplied.

Tue 5
Engineering Research Skills Lecture Series: 'The seven secrets of successful PhD students’ new [Places] 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 5

Do you want to increase the probability of completing your PhD on time and be happier doing it? In this workshop, Dr Sue Jackson will share and discuss these 'secrets' which the aim of allowing you to reflect on what you can easily do to help yourself achieve this aim. If you haven't already been to this workshop as part of your RCC, do come along.

Fri 8
Writing Your First Year Report (Engineering) [Places] 14:15 - 16:15 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

Aimed at 1st year PhD students this course is designed to get you thinking and working effectively on your end of first year report. How do you start? What’s expected? How do you make it work for you? These and many other important questions, hints and tips will be addressed in this session.

Tue 12
Research Skills lecture series: Intercultural Competence new [Places] 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 5

Have you ever upset/ or been upset by someone and been left wondering why? Culture and background influences both how we behave and communicate. This session will help you to understand why people of different nationalities behave as they do, as well as increasing your own self awareness.

Thu 14
Engineering Div C RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 15:00 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.

Tue 19
Postdoc Mentoring Training (West Cambridge) new [Places] 14:00 - 16:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 3

Postdoc mentoring training with Katie D'Arcy, organised by the Engineering Department Postdoc Committee (EDPC).

Fri 22
Engineering Div E RDC Information Skills: Managing Information and Data new [Places] 11:00 - 12:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

This session will help you understand the ethics and practicalities of managing information and data throughout PhDs and research projects. Whether you are creating your own data through experimental research or reusing data from other sources, we'll tell you what you should think about in order to manage, use and share data responsibly.

All slides and notes will be available on the RDC Information Skills Moodle site.