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Wednesday 5 February

12:00
Research Support Showcase new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ground Floor Cafe

The Research Support Showcase is a unique event, bringing together research support teams from across the University.

So do you:- Need funding for your research idea Want new ways to disseminate your research and reach new audiences Want to commercialise your research or expertise Want to know how the Engineering Research Office can support you and your research group Want help getting your ideas from the ‘drawing board’ into reality Have queries about any of the University research systems such as Symplectic elements, Apollo

Then come along to the Research Support Showcase at the Electrical Engineering Café where experts can help you with all of this and more. In as little as 10 minutes you could have all of your research support queries answered. In one place we have teams from Research grants, Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge University Libraries and from Engineering we have the Research Office, Marketing and Comms, and Workshops all ready to help you move your research to the next stage.

The Research Support Showcase will be at the Electrical Engineering Café on Wednesday February 5th, we are open for 2 hours from 12-2pm and you can drop in at any point. This event is open to researchers, administrators and postgraduate students. Lunch will be provided

We look forward to seeing you there and finding out more about your research!

Thursday 6 February

14:00
Managing your data (Engineering Energy Technology/Nuclear Energy Mphil) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson MPhil Centre

A managing your data session for Energy Tech / Nuclear Energy MPhil students

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.

Friday 7 February

13:00
Poster Design (Engineering) Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Office Floor Meeting Room

A poster design session for undergraduate students 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, and presenting with your poster.

14:15
Creating effective figures (Engineering RDC Division A: Energy) new Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson West Meeting Room

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Monday 10 February

14:30
Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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.

Thursday 13 February

14:00
Being an ethical researcher (Engineering Energy Technology/Nuclear Energy Mphil) Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Hopkinson MPhil Centre

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.

Friday 14 February

14:00
Social media for Research (Engineering RDC Division F) new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

Ferenc Huszár (formerly a PhD student at CBL, now ML research at Twitter in London) will be leading an informal session/debate on social media for research. Ferenc has extensive experience in blogging (https://www.inference.vc) and using twitter to address the ML community. Come with questions!

Monday 17 February

13:00
Writing for reports (Engineering) Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Ground Floor, Meeting Room 14

A writing for reports 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.

14:30
Oral Presentations (Engineering RDC Division B) new (3 of 5) Finished 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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Tuesday 18 February

14:00
Writing your first year report (Engineering RDC Division A: Energy & Division C) new Finished 14:00 - 17:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

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Thursday 20 February

09:00
Conference poster design (Engineering FIBE2 CDT) Finished 09:00 - 10:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for FIBE2 CDT 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.

11:00
Writing your First Year Report (Engineering RDC Division E) new Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

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13:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering) Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A session for undergraduate students in the Department of Engineering.

Learn how to communicate your key messages clearly and concisely.

Friday 21 February

14:00
Github workflows and good coding practices (Engineering RDC Division F) new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Baker Building, CBL meeting room, BE4-38

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Monday 24 February

13:00
Pecha Kucha Presentations (Engineering RDC Division D) new Finished 13:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

Pecha Kucha presentations (each student to give a presentation on their PhD project) (Dr Jackson will arrange separate training for those selected to present at the Science Festival)

14:30
Cambridge Enterprise (Engineering RDC Division B) new Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

An introduction to commercialisation with Cambridge Enterprise

15:00
Conference poster design (Engineering MLMI MPhil) Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

A training session for MLMI 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.

Tuesday 25 February

13:00
Poster Design (Engineering) CANCELLED 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 1st Floor, Meeting Room 18

A poster design session for undergraduate students 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, and presenting with your poster.

Wednesday 26 February

13:00
Writing for reports (Engineering) CANCELLED 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A writing for reports 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.

16:00
How to publish a paper (Engineering Research Skills) new Finished 16:00 - 17:30 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3

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.

Thursday 27 February

11:00
Presentation Skills (Engineering RDC Division E) new (1 of 3) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

Each student attends one of 3 presentation sessions – you will be assigned to session 1,2 or 3 in due course.

13:00
Writing for reports (Engineering) CANCELLED 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library, North Room

A writing for reports 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.

Friday 28 February

10:00
Group discussion and debrief (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Please note that this session takes place in Holger’s Office, BE2-03.

Monday 2 March

14:00
Writing your First Year Report (Engineering RDC Division D) new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Civil Engineering Building, Seminar Room (1-33)

Writing your First Year Report

14:30
Oral Presentations (Engineering RDC Division B) new (4 of 5) Finished 14:30 - 16:00 Electrical Engineering, Seminar Room

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