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Engineering Div D RDC Designing Conference Posters new Tue 7 May 2019   14:00 [Places]

An RDC session for first year PhD students (Division D)

This session will look at key design principles and useful resources for creating a visually appealing conference poster that will stand out from the crowd, engage your audience and tell your story. With real-life examples, you can learn what to do and what not to do when making your conference posters.

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

This session will look at the importance of research ethics and good data management for your 4th year project. Topics covered will include departmental guidance on research ethics, advice on good data management and the importance of disaster planning.

With some mention of the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

You may find it useful to bring your own laptop.

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Wed 5 Jun 2019 13:00 [Places]

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

This session will look at ways to manage a literature search for your 4th year project. Topics covered will include reading tips, how to get the most out of a database and reference management software advice.

With some mention of the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

You may find it useful to bring your own laptop.

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Fri 7 Jun 2019 13:15 [Places]

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

This session will look at ways to manage your time and your project during your 4th year project. Topics covered will include time management tips, advice on prioritisation, tools for project management and an introduction to monotasking.

With some mention of the electronic resources available to you over the long vacation and on support provided by the Department of Engineering Library.

You may find it useful to bring your own laptop.

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Mon 3 Jun 2019 13:15 [Places]

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

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Thu 16 May 2019 13:00 [Places]
Engineering UG: Referencing for beginners new Wed 8 May 2019   13:00 [Places]

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Making sure you reference the works of others in your academic writing is an important skill to master early, as it becomes second nature it allows you to focus on your reading and writing. This session will focus on:

  • What plagiarism is
  • What referencing is
  • What information is needed for citations and bibliographies
  • How to reference in APA, Harvard and IEEE
  • And where to go for help

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

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

Engineering UG: Report Writing Wed 15 May 2019   13:00 [Places]

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.

Planning your Personal Skills Development new Thu 25 Apr 2019   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

A 40min discussion with Sue Jackson, to discover which researcher development activities would be best for you whilst at the University of Cambridge.

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Thu 25 Apr 2019 14:00 [Full]
Thu 25 Apr 2019 14:45 [Full]
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Thu 25 Apr 2019 16:15 [Full]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 09:30 [Places]
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Tue 30 Apr 2019 11:45 [Full]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 13:30 [Full]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 14:15 [Places]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 15:00 [Full]
Tue 30 Apr 2019 15:45 [Places]

This workshop will cover the importance of graphic design, both in general and with reference to presentations and research posters for conferences and display.

Writing Your First Year Report (Engineering) Tue 14 May 2019   14:15 [Places]

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.