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Tuesday 26 September

13:00
Postdoc Mentoring Training (Main Site) new Finished 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Department Postdoc Committee (EDPC).

Monday 2 October

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Tuesday 3 October

09:30
Ultraprecision Intro to Research Support at Engineering Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 2

Introduction to the support and resources available to Ultraprecision MRes and CDT students at Cambridge, including where to search, how to manage references and making sense of Cambridge libraries.

Wednesday 4 October

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Thursday 5 October

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Friday 6 October

11:00
Graphene Technology - Critical appraisal and reference managing Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Room to be confirmed

Graphene Centre

13:00
Postdoc Mentoring Training (West Cambridge) new Finished 13:00 - 15:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 1

Postdoc mentoring training, organised by the Engineering Department Postdoc Committee (EDPC).

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

14:00
GTA4 Searching the Literature Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Whittle Laboratory, Large Seminar Room

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Monday 9 October

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Tuesday 10 October

09:00
FIBE CDT Intro to Research Support at Engineering Finished 09:00 - 10:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

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13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

15:30
DIV B RDC Information Skills 1A: Searching the Literature - Starting Your Search Finished 15:30 - 16:30 Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, Seminar Room

This session will help prepare you to begin your first literature review for your PhD. You will learn how to search for sources in your discipline, how to save your references and how to stay up to date. The following topics will be covered:

  • Literature searching
  • Strategies for finding what you need
  • Tools you can use
  • Techniques to help you search
  • Staying up to date with advances in your discipline
  • Using a reference manager to keep track of what you find

If you are already comfortable with these, you might consider taking Information Skills 1B instead, which covers troubleshooting searches when you get stuck, knowing when to stop searching, notetaking and critical reading.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.

Wednesday 11 October

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Thursday 12 October

13:00
Engineering: Planning and presenting your work (One to one) new Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Come along to a one to one session where we will talk you through the process of designing and performing a presentation of your work.

We will ask you to book a follow up session where you present something to us in a safe space using the tips and techniques discussed in the one to one and we will offer feedback.

These sessions are tailored to you and we will cover the issues that are most important to you. Come with all of your questions.

By the end of the sessions you will be more confidant on:

  • Structuring your presentation clearly and sensibly
  • How to design useful slides
  • How to give a good performance

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

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

Friday 13 October

09:30
Ultraprecision - Resources for Engineering Finished 09:30 - 11:00 Institute for Manufacturing

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11:00
DIV E RDC Information Skills 1A: Searching the Literature - Starting Your Search Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 2

This session will help prepare you to begin your first literature review for your PhD. You will learn how to search for sources in your discipline, how to save your references and how to stay up to date. The following topics will be covered:

  • Literature searching
  • Strategies for finding what you need
  • Tools you can use
  • Techniques to help you search
  • Staying up to date with advances in your discipline
  • Using a reference manager to keep track of what you find

If you are already comfortable with these, you might consider taking Information Skills 1B instead, which covers troubleshooting searches when you get stuck, knowing when to stop searching, notetaking and critical reading.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.

13:30
Engineering: Library Space and Resources Finished 13:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, Library

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library! We will give you a quick introduction to the print and electronic resources that are available to you in the different libraries in Cambridge. We will also give you an idea of some of the topics we can help with, from literature searching and referencing to Open Access and more.

14:00
GTA4 Managing Information and Data Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Whittle Laboratory, Large Seminar Room

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Monday 16 October

14:45
DIV F RDC Information Skills 1A: Searching the Literature - Starting Your Search Finished 14:45 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, Oatley Meeting Room 1 (Seminar Room)

This session will help prepare you to begin your first literature review for your PhD. You will learn how to search for sources in your discipline, how to save your references and how to stay up to date. The following topics will be covered:

  • Literature searching
  • Strategies for finding what you need
  • Tools you can use
  • Techniques to help you search
  • Staying up to date with advances in your discipline
  • Using a reference manager to keep track of what you find

If you are already comfortable with these, you might consider taking Information Skills 1B instead, which covers troubleshooting searches when you get stuck, knowing when to stop searching, notetaking and critical reading.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.

Friday 20 October

13:00
Engineering: Preparing for the 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.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

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

14:15
Fluid Dynamics RDC Information Skills 1A: Searching the Literature - Starting Your Search Finished 14:15 - 15:45 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, 2nd Floor, Meeting Room 18

This session will help prepare you to begin your first literature review for your PhD. You will learn how to search for sources in your discipline, how to save your references and how to stay up to date. The following topics will be covered:

  • Literature searching
  • Strategies for finding what you need
  • Tools you can use
  • Techniques to help you search
  • Staying up to date with advances in your discipline
  • Using a reference manager to keep track of what you find

If you are already comfortable with these, you might consider taking Information Skills 1B instead, which covers troubleshooting searches when you get stuck, knowing when to stop searching, notetaking and critical reading.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.

Tuesday 24 October

13:00
Engineering: Preparing for the 4th year project [Places] 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.

We will focus particularly on the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

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

14:00
DIV D RDC Information Skills 1A: Searching the Literature - Starting Your Search [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Department of Engineering, Baker Building Board Room

This session will help prepare you to begin your first literature review for your PhD. You will learn how to search for sources in your discipline, how to save your references and how to stay up to date. The following topics will be covered:

  • Literature searching
  • Strategies for finding what you need
  • Tools you can use
  • Techniques to help you search
  • Staying up to date with advances in your discipline
  • Using a reference manager to keep track of what you find

If you are already comfortable with these, you might consider taking Information Skills 1B instead, which covers troubleshooting searches when you get stuck, knowing when to stop searching, notetaking and critical reading.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.

15:30
DIV B RDC Information Skills 1B Searching the Literature: Finishing Your Search [Places] 15:30 - 16:30 Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, Seminar Room

This session will develop skills that will help you with your first literature review of your PhD. From a foundation of knowing how to search for academic sources, you will learn about what to do if your search isn’t working out well, when you can stop searching and how to quickly get information from the sources you find. The following topics will be covered:

  • Troubleshooting your search
  • Knowing when to stop searching
  • Using a reference manager
  • Note-taking techniques
  • Critical reading

If you haven’t done a literature search before or would like a refresher, you might consider taking Information Skills 1A instead, which covers how to search for sources using academic databases.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. A handout for the session is available on Moodle if you would like to bring it with you, but it is not necessary.