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This interactive, in-person session aims to help you develop your literature review. Alongside learning how to find academic sources from the online course "Learning to Search" [link], in this session you will find out how to transform your sources into a coherent argument and cover:

  • The key aims of a literature review
  • Critical reading
  • Note taking
  • Reference managers
  • Structuring your review
  • Knowing when you can stop searching

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Fri 26 Oct 2018 11:00 [Places]
Fri 2 Nov 2018 14:15 [Places]
Wed 7 Nov 2018 15:00 [Places]
Wed 7 Nov 2018 15:00 [Places]

A CaRS session for undergraduates.

Creating a poster can be a tricky balancing act of what to include and how to present it. This class will take you through the process from beginning to the end and look at:

  • Deciding on content and structure
  • Design basics
  • Editing your poster
  • Presenting with your poster

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Thu 8 Nov 2018 13:00 [Places]
Fri 16 Nov 2018 13:00 [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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Mon 22 Oct 2018 13:00 [Full]
Thu 25 Oct 2018 13:00 [Full]
Engineering UG: Referencing for beginners new Wed 31 Oct 2018   13:00   [More dates...] [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

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Mon 5 Nov 2018 13:00 [Places]
Engineering UG: Report Writing Tue 13 Nov 2018   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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Fri 2 Nov 2018 13:00 [Full]
Wed 21 Nov 2018 13:00 [Places]

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.

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.

Finishing your PhD and Moving On (Engineering) new Wed 31 Oct 2018   10:00 [Places]


Why this course might make a difference:

This course is designed to enable participants to finish their PhD successfully and move on to the next stage of their careers. By the end of this course you will know:

  • what you need to do to submit
  • how to prepare for your Viva
  • how to plan for life after the PhD

Topics covered:

  • PhD submission process
  • Viva: What to expect and how to prepare
  • Careers: How to do decide what to do, different career options
How to be an Effective Researcher Wed 16 Jan 2019   09:30 [Places]


This interactive and intensive one-day course, based on the programme developed by Vitae, is intended for PhD students in their first year. You will look at practical ways to increase your effectiveness and meet the challenges of your PhD. The programme covers:

  • Looking at your PhD as a project
  • Working with other people
  • Managing your relationship with your supervisor
Planning your Personal Skills Development new Wed 24 Oct 2018   15:00   [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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Wed 24 Oct 2018 09:30 [Full]
Wed 24 Oct 2018 10:15 [Full]
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Wed 24 Oct 2018 11:45 [Full]
Wed 24 Oct 2018 13:30 [Full]
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Wed 24 Oct 2018 15:45 [Full]
Tue 30 Oct 2018 09:30 [Full]
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Postdoc Mentoring Training (Main Site) new Thu 29 Nov 2018   13:00 [Places]

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

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