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7 Characteristics of Resilient People: Bitesize Self-taught Booking not required

7 Characteristics of Resilient People: Bitesize

PPD bitesize resources are short and high impact; including videos, quick tips guides and interactive bitesize modules. Develop your skills and knowledge quickly, easily, when you need. They complement face to face events and more in-depth online modules.

8 Wastes Self-taught Booking not required

An introduction to the 8 Wastes (Lean methodology), and how to spot hidden waste in your own processes.

This is an the first of four online AbilityNet sessions looking at the principles of digital accessibility and its impact on people with disability.

This entry-level session introduces the principles of digital accessibility and its impact on people with disability, with particular reference to higher education settings.

It is ideal for anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems, including digital managers, web developers, learning technologists, student services staff, academics and others. It will also be useful to staff who support disabled students and technical staff involved with evaluating and reporting accessibility compliance.

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

This is an the second of four online AbilityNet sessions looking at digital accessibility.

The accessibility statement is an opportunity to explain to your website users, staff and students how you support their needs, as well as communicating how your website meets accessibility standards.

This session looks in detail at the requirements for universities to provide an accessibility statement under the new Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations. As well as being a legal requirement the accessibility statement is an opportunity to explain to your website users, staff and students how you support their needs, as well as communicating how your website meets accessibility standards.

This entry-level session introduces the principles of digital accessibility and its impact on people with disability, with particular reference to higher education settings. It is ideal for anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems, including digital managers, web developers, learning technologists, student services staff, academics and others. It will also be useful to staff who support disabled students and technical staff involved with evaluating and reporting accessibility compliance.

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

This is an the third of four online AbilityNet sessions looking at digital accessibility.

It looks at how to undertake quick accessibility checks to test whether your website(s) comply with accessibility principles. Aimed at anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems in Higher Education.

Learn how to undertake quick accessibility checks to test whether your website(s) comply with accessibility principles. Being able to undertake these checks can help you with developing an accessibility strategy, improve procurement decisions and create an accessibility statement.

This entry-level session is aimed at anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems in Higher Education. It will also be of value as an introductory session for developers and eLearning content creators looking to develop accessibility skills.

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

This is an the fourth of four online AbilityNet sessions looking at digital accessibility, specifically how to understand the results of accessibility evaluations and testing results.

The new Web Accessibility regulations require Universities to conduct audits and testing across all their digital estates, form websites to learning environments. These tests can be carried out by external contractors or your own in-house teams (see Workshop 3 for how to do this yourself)

Although built around common standards such as WCAG2.1, many people find accessibility test results and audit reports difficult to understand. Automatically generated reports or expert audits can produce a list of issues that need prioritising. Organisations must also decide how these accessibility barriers are communicated through their accessibility statement and how they can remediate them in the future.

This session is aimed at anyone creating, managing or procuring digital content or systems. It will also be of value as an introductory session for developers and eLearning content creators looking to develop accessibility skills. While not compulsory, it is strongly recommended that attendees attend the session “Introduction to accessibility testing” if they have no prior knowledge of accessibility tests.

The course can be accessed via the following link (Please note that Raven Login is required to access this material)

Research ethics and research integrity are serious issues. All researchers should consider the ethical context of the research being carried out and be able to justify decisions to the wider academic community.

This module aims to help you get think about the ethical considerations of your research by introducing you to the Department of Engineering ethical review process and investigating some case study scenarios.

Effective note making is an essential bridge between reading and writing. When making notes for a long piece of writing, if you paraphrase and interpret as you go along, you will be able to retrieve what you have learned from reading quickly and efficiently and often produce sections that you can drop straight into your work. This workshop will introduce you to the theory of good note making, discuss different note making techniques and offer advice for deciding which approach best suits your practices.

Please note: This session will be offered, either online or in person, in Michaelmas, Lent and Easter terms.

This course will show you basic principles and processes for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and PDFs.

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Date Availability
Tue 7 Feb 2023 10:00 [Full]
Tue 7 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]
Tue 14 Mar 2023 10:00 [Places]

VENUE CHANGE: Due to a clash, the venue for this event has changed and is now to be held in the New Wing Seminar room in the SSC.

PLEASE NOTE: if you wish to join this session remotely, please say so in the special requirements section of your booking so we can manage numbers in the room and ensure we send you a Teams link.

This is an opportunity for staff supporting students with their transition to undergraduate study to share good practice and useful findings from their experiences working with Cambridge students. There will be showcases by speakers working with current students with an opportunity for Q&A, as well as time for networking and building connections with colleagues across the Collegiate University.

Any colleagues interested in contributing a short (ten minutes max) presentation to the showcase would be very welcome to do so and should email apevaluation@admin.cam.ac.uk in the first instance.

This course will provide a detailed critique of the methods and philosophy of the Null Hypothesis Significance Testing (NHST) approach to statistics which is currently dominant in social and biomedical science. We will briefly contrast NHST with alternatives, especially with Bayesian methods. We will use some computer code (Matlab and R) to demonstrate some issues. However, we will focus on the big picture rather on the implementation of specific procedures.

This course is run and the trainers provided by the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre


Recently updated with a focus on only postgraduate students this workshop will look at ways of working effectively with students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) Increasing numbers of all disabled students including those with SpLD means that it is less feasible to rely only on individual adjustments for all students. Consequently, this workshop focusses on practical changes based on inclusive teaching practice which enable the students to achieve their potential and have a fulfilling Cambridge experience. This workshop focusses on dissertations and PhDs, reading and research and laboratories and fieldwork.

  • This workshop will be delivered via Teams and includes around 30 minutes of preparatory work which is self paced.
  • This workshop has been updated to reflect the current challenges because of COVID 19

This course is run and the trainers provided by the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre


This participative workshop will enable attendees to confidentially discuss their reactions to students in emotional distress and consider effective ways of supporting them while managing attendees' own boundaries.

The workshop will be conducted in a relaxed and open way and will result in those attending feeling more confident in these interactions.

The workshop will also update attendees on available sources of local support for students.

This workshop will be delivered via Teams and includes around 30 minutes of preparatory work which is self paced

This workshop has been updated to reflect the current challenges because of COVID 19.

This course is run and the trainers provided by the Accessibility & Disability Resource Centre


This course will consider the academic barriers experienced by students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It will cover a range of teaching environments and increase your awareness of best practice in implementing support. Most importantly it will give practical advice about best practice to ensure an effective learning environment for all involved

This workshop has been updated to reflect the current challenges because of COVID 19

NOTE: if you wish to join this briefing remotely, please state this in the special requirements section of your booking (so we can manage expected numbers in the room).

A series of briefings from the ADS Research Unit taking you through a recent research paper they have produced examining admissions and widening participation at the University of Cambridge.

This session from Rachel Sequeira will provide an overview of her 2021 research into the accuracy of predicted A Level grades for University of Cambridge applicants, including breakdowns by A Level subject or applicant characteristics.

This session will be recorded and made available afterwards for those who can’t attend.

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Date Availability
Tue 14 Feb 2023 14:00 [Places]

Hedging is an important skill in academic writing, used to show uncertainty, hesitation, or caution where appropriate, whilst boosting can be used to intensify certainty. In this workshop we will consider when, why, and how to use hedging and boosting effectively in our academic writing and practise using both in a range of example sentences.

ADTIS In-Sessional - Relative Clauses new Wed 1 Feb 2023   17:00 [Places]

Relative clauses, often involving which, that or who, are very common in general and academic English. However, they cause problems for many students, sometimes significantly altering the meaning from what they intend. This workshop introduces some grammatical rules of relative clauses and explores common errors that non-native speakers of English frequently make.

The fundamental-level course is intended for individuals who seek an overall understanding of the AWS Cloud, independent of specific technical roles. It provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. This course also helps you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

This is a free course, register and sign in for the following dates:


19th July 2021
2nd August 2021
16th August 2021
2nd September 2021
13th September 2021

Amazon Web Services: AWS Immersion Day new Self-taught Booking not required

This free training day hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a hybrid event, with a choice of attending online using Chime in a web browser, or there are 28 places available to attend at Amazon's offices next to Cambridge railway station.

Please confirm your choice of venue by the end of Wednesday (tomorrow) with one final survey:

AWS Immersion Day: confirm your choice of venue

Amazon Web Services: AWS Machine Learning Basics new Self-taught Booking not required

Are you interested in machine learning, but not sure where to start? Join us for this session with an AWS expert and demystify the basics. Using real-world examples, you’ll learn about important concepts, terminology, and the phases of a machine learning pipeline. Learn how you can start unlocking new insights and value for your business using machine learning.

This is a free course, register and sign in for the following dates:

22nd July 2021
30th September 2021

Amazon Web Services: AWS Technical Essentials new Self-taught Booking not required

In this introductory course, you will learn about AWS products, services, and common solutions. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

This is a free course, register and sign in for the following dates:

26th July 2021
9th August 2021
23rd August 2021
6th September 2021

Learn about AWS's strategy and best practices for performing large-scale migrations. Synthesized from AWS's experience of helping hundreds of enterprise customers move to the cloud, you will learn proven techniques that make migrations successful and tools that will accelerate your migration journey to the AWS Cloud.

This is a free course, register and sign in for the following dates:

30th July 2021
23rd September 2021

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

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Date Availability
Tue 4 Apr 2023 09:30 [Places]
Tue 23 May 2023 09:30 [Places]
Wed 5 Jul 2023 09:30 [Places]
Analysis of bulk RNA-seq data (IN PERSON) Fri 17 Mar 2023   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

PLEASE BE AWARE: This event is run in-person, if you wish to book for the online version, please click here.

The aim of this course is to familiarize the participants with the primary analysis of RNA-seq data.

This course starts with a brief introduction to RNA-seq and discusses quality control issues. Next, we will present the alignment step, quantification of expression and differential expression analysis. For downstream analysis we will focus on tools available through the Bioconductor project for manipulating and analysing bulk RNA-seq.

The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register your interest by linking here.

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Date Availability
Fri 17 Mar 2023 09:30 [Full]
Fri 23 Jun 2023 09:30 Not bookable
Analysis of single cell RNA-seq data (IN PERSON) Thu 18 May 2023   09:30   [More dates...] Not bookable

Recent technological advances have made it possible to obtain genome-wide transcriptome data from single cells using high-throughput sequencing (scRNA-seq). Even though scRNA-seq makes it possible to address problems that are intractable with bulk RNA-seq data, analysing scRNA-seq is also more challenging.

In this course we will be surveying the existing problems as well as the available computational and statistical frameworks available for the analysis of scRNA-seq.

The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access available to this level.

Please note that if you are not eligible for a University of Cambridge Raven account you will need to book or register your interest by linking here.

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Date Availability
Wed 18 Jan 2023 09:30 In progress
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