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The Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 
Tuesday, 19 February, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Pink 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 - we will move venues if there is demand.

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

 

This session introduces participants to the concept of research data and all the forms that it can take. It will then look at managing different types of data depending on its type, such as its sensitivity. Different storage methods are discussed as well as best practice approaches to avoid serious data loss during a research project. Effective data management approaches will be explored, as well as how to create a data management plan, before concluding with an overview of useful tools and services.

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.

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Tuesday, 5 March, 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.

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Tuesday, 12 March, 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.

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Thursday, 14 March, 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.

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.

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