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The Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 
Thursday, 7 June, 2018
14:30 - 15:30
17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room E

 

This session will develop skills that will help you get the most out of your literature review. From a foundation of effective search strategies, you will learn how to critically appraise academic literature, techniques for getting through sources quickly and evaluating their relevance, engaging with key material and beginning to write your literature review itself, as well as ensuring accuracy in your citations and references.

Please bring your own internet-enabled device to this session.

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Tuesday, 5 June, 2018
10:00 - 11:00
17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room E

 

This session will help prepare you to begin your literature review. You will learn strategies for searching for relevant material, how to troubleshoot common search problems, and how to stay up to date with new publications in your field.

Please bring a laptop, tablet or other web-enabled devide with you to the session.

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Thursday, 31 May, 2018
11:00 - 12:00
17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room B

 

Referencing where you got ideas and inspiration from for your research is a core skill for any good researcher. In this session, you will learn about the University of Cambridge's approach to plagiarism, as well as giving tips and tricks on how to avoid being caught out through bad referencing techniques. You will also be shown handy tools that can do a lot of the work for you as well as managing your literature reading list throughout your work and beyond.

Bring along your laptop, tablet or mobile phone to join in with our interactive referencing quiz and put your knowledge to the test! You might even win a prize!

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Monday, 14 May, 2018
09:30 - 13:00
8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 7

 

This workshop will work through the challenges around managing research data as well as the benefits of working reproducibly. Participants will be provided with in depth guidance and resources on how to effectively manage projects and avoid data loss throughout the research process.

You will hear of what can happen if researchers do not manage their data well as well as what happens to research data after the end of a project, such as how to share and store data in a long-term and sustainable way. It is never too early to start thinking about these things, so get a head start on your research data management practices now!

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Monday, 7 May, 2018
14:00 - 15:30
8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

 

This session explores why you should share all your research as widely as possible and how you can go about doing so. It will demonstrate the potential that Open Research can have in maximising exposure for your work and how you can track and trace how your research is being shared online.

Please bring your own internet-enabled device to this session.

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Thursday, 15 March, 2018
10:00 - 11:00
8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

 

At some point, everyone doing any research will probably have to do a literature review. This session will guide you through how to do a literature review really well, as well as pulling everything together into a meaningful piece of work that you can present with pride, and use to drive your research further.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Friday, 9 March, 2018
14:00 - 16:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session will show good presentation design, give tips on good science communication, as well as getting people to think about different tools and ways of presenting their ideas. We will also walk you through hands-on exercises so you can start designing your own slides, as well as get a taste for presenting, all in a safe space.

This is a workshop, hands-on session but if you want to get the quick add-on version, check out our shorter presentation session.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members.

This session is part of our gaming-themed Moore Methods lunchtime series of talks.


 

Friday, 9 March, 2018
14:30 - 16:00
8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

 

This session aims to help you navigate your way through the metrics maze. It will enable you to discover research by using metrics and how metrics can determine online impact.

It will introduce article metrics, personal indicators such as the H-index, and altmetrics. Various tools including Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar and Altmetric will be demonstrated. Please bring your own device if you wish to follow along with the session.

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018
13:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session will show good presentation design, give tips on good science communication, as well as getting people to think about different tools and ways of presenting their ideas. This is our lite session but if you want to have a more HD experience, check out our longer hands-on workshop.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members.

This session is part of our gaming-themed Moore Methods lunchtime series of talks.


 

Monday, 5 March, 2018
10:00 - 11:00
8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 10

 

Do you have an automated back-up set? Got your file naming convention nailed? Thought you knew your funder’s requirements for sharing your data but have now got doubts? This whistle-stop tour of good data management practices covers all the things you should already know about managing your data well in a succinct way and points to further University support for data management. If you already know the basics of data management – backing up your work, how to share files, why and how you should be working reproducibly – but you need a refresher, then this course is for you!

If you are completely new to the concept of research data management then the beginner's course is for you.

Click here to book a place.

This session is part of the Cambridge Researcher Development Programme.


 

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