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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.

Being an ethical researcher (Engineering RDC Division D) Mon 25 Nov 2019   15:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st Year PhD students (Division D), Department of Engineering.

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.

This session will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

Session run by Cambridge Enterprise

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This session given by staff from Cambridge Enterprise provides you with the basics of what you need to know about intellectual property (copyright, patents, confidentiality agreements) in the context of University Research. A useful starting point, which could prevent you making costly mistakes in the future.

Conference abstracts (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Fri 29 May 2020   14:15 Not bookable

Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

Conference Poster Design (Engineering RDC Division B) Mon 10 Feb 2020   14:30 Not bookable

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.

Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division C) Tue 10 Mar 2020   15:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division C), 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.

Conference poster design (Engineering RDC Division D) Tue 5 May 2020   14:00 Not bookable

Two RDC sessions for 1st year PhD students (Division D), Department of Engineering.

Find out how to create eye-catching and effective conference posters to illustrate your research. The first 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.

In the second session students will show and discuss posters-in-progress based on their PhD work.

Slides from the session will be made available on Moodle.

These sessions will take place in the Civil Engineering building.

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Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

Finding what you need (Engineering RDC Division C) new Tue 12 Nov 2019   15:00 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division C), Department of Engineering.

Develop your information searching skills and learn the best ways to find relevant and useful resources.

The session will cover:

  • Search strategy
  • Search methods
  • Where to search
  • Troubleshooting common problems
  • Staying up to date
  • Managing your references.

Please bring a laptop or other web-enabled device with you to the session. The session slides will be made available on Moodle.

Finishing Up and Moving On: FUMO (Engineering) Thu 21 Nov 2019   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 be a (better) leader
  • how to prepare for your Viva
  • how to plan for life after the PhD

Topics covered:

  • PhD submission process
  • Leadership: Skills and qualities of leaders
  • Viva: What to expect and how to prepare
  • Careers: How to do decide what to do, different career options

Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

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

How to be an effective researcher (Engineering RDC) Wed 15 Jan 2020   10:00 [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

How to design posters (Engineering RDC Division A: Fluids) new Fri 24 Apr 2020   14:15 Not bookable

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

Please note the venue is Holger's office, Room BE2-03.

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Introduction to Pecha Kucha Presentations (+ presentations from experienced researchers).

IP and commercialisation (Engineering RDC Division E) new Fri 29 Nov 2019   11:00 Not bookable

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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.

Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division A - Energy) Fri 24 Jan 2020   14:15 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A-Energy), Department of Engineering.

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.

Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division A - Fluid) Fri 31 Jan 2020   14:15 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division A-Fluid), Department of Engineering.

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.

Managing your data (Engineering RDC Division B) new Mon 27 Jan 2020   14:30 Not bookable

An RDC session for 1st year PhD students (Division B), Department of Engineering.

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.

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