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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.

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Fri 22 Mar 2019 11:00 [Places]

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.

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.

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.

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Engineering UG: Report Writing Wed 20 Feb 2019   13:00   [More dates...] [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.

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Tue 26 Feb 2019 13:00 [Places]
Mon 4 Mar 2019 13:00 [Places]
Postdoc Mentoring Training (West Cambridge) new Tue 19 Mar 2019   14:00 [Places]

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

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.

Writing Your First Year Report (Engineering) Fri 8 Mar 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.