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The Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 
Tuesday, 26 November, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Study Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session will introduce participants to different methods of communicating research before moving on to a discussion around best practice and techniques when preparing a presentation. Participants will be introduced to concepts around good design, accessibility, data presentation, and accessing Creative Commons licenced materials for their work. The session will conclude with an exploration of good delivery techniques with additional advice on what to do if it all goes wrong.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked, please join the waiting list.

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Tuesday, 19 November, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Study Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session introduces participants to the importance of good referencing practices within their work. The University of Cambridge’s position on plagiarism will be presented before moving on to a discussion around good referencing techniques, using the Harvard referencing style as an example. Participants will see a live demonstration of the reference management tool Zotero before taking part in a quiz to consolidate their knowledge.

This session will take place in the Pink Study Room. If this session is fully booked, please join the waiting list.

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Tuesday, 12 November, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Study Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session will cover the basic principles of the microblogging platform Twitter. Participants will have the opportunity to get to grips with using Twitter and understanding the platform’s unique community and language through hands-on activities. Aspects of science communication will be touched upon as well as examples of best practice, using Twitter personally and professionally, before concluding with some top tips on getting the most out of this communication tool.

This session will take place in the Pink Study Room. If this session is fully booked, please join the waiting list.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 5 November, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Study Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session demonstrates the importance of a good online presence for participants from exploring what comes up through a quick Google search all the way through to maintaining profiles on academic networking sites. The legalities of using such sites in the context of publisher and open access copyright compliance is also discussed.

This session will take place in the Pink Study Room. If this session is fully booked, please join the waiting list.

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Tuesday, 22 October, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Study Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session equips participants with all the fundamental skills that they need to build and execute effective search strategies to locate and critically evaluate relevant materials for assignments, literature reviews, projects and other related research activities. The structure of the session with move through the processes of basic keyword generation, constructing search strings, understanding which resources to search, before finishing with developing critical evaluation skills to assess quality and relevance of found items.

This session will take place in the Pink Study Room. If this session is fully booked, please join the waiting list.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session demonstrates the importance of a good online presence for participants from exploring what comes up through a quick Google search all the way through to maintaining profiles on academic networking sites. The legalities of using such sites in the context of publisher and open access copyright compliance is also discussed.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session introduces participants to the importance of good referencing practices within their work. The University of Cambridge’s position on plagiarism will be presented before moving on to a discussion around good referencing techniques, using the Harvard referencing style as an example. Participants will see a live demonstration of the reference management tool Zotero before taking part in a quiz to consolidate their knowledge.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 28 May, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session will cover the basic principles of the microblogging platform Twitter. Participants will have the opportunity to get to grips with using Twitter and understanding the platform’s unique community and language through hands-on activities. Aspects of science communication will be touched upon as well as examples of best practice, using Twitter personally and professionally, before concluding with some top tips on getting the most out of this communication tool.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 21 May, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session equips participants with all the fundamental skills that they need to build and execute effective search strategies to locate and critically evaluate relevant materials for assignments, literature reviews, projects and other related research activities. The structure of the session with move through the processes of basic keyword generation, constructing search strings, understanding which resources to search, before finishing with developing critical evaluation skills to assess quality and relevance of found items.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Book a place here.


 

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

Need to create a conference poster but are not sure where to start? This session will introduce participants to the fundamentals of designing an effective and engaging poster that is perfect for communicating research ideas. The session will look at good design practice, where to source free high quality graphics, as well as deciding what you should (and maybe shouldn't) include in your final poster.

This session will take place in the Pink Room. If this session is fully booked please join the waiting list - we will move venues if there is demand.

Book a place here.


 

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