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Discover our events, drop-ins and training sessions designed to support you with your studies, teaching and research.

 

Check back regularly as more sessions are added all the time.

You can also request one-to-one sessions with the Student Academic Skills team and browse sessions for researchers.

Monday 30th January 2023

Resource Spotlight: Gale Primary Sources

Date
30/01/2023 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Our resource spotlights will guide you through a range of key resources to help you search effectively for information. Suitable for undergraduates and Masters students.
Tuesday 31st January 2023

Study Chat: Making notes your way

Date
31/01/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
This session explores different types of note-making to help you find strategies that suit your learning preferences
Wednesday 1st February 2023

Critically evaluating information (Social Sciences)

Date
01/02/2023 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Discover how to think critically when reading and evaluating information, particularly papers found in published journals. Suitable for undergraduates (year two onwards) and masters students.

Data Fest 2023: Accessing secure research data: SafePod Network and UKDS SecureLab

Date
01/02/2023 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
This course is open to staff or research PhD students who are interested in working with controlled data sets from Data Services such as the Uk Data Service - Secure Lab or the ONS Secure Research Service.

Advancing your literature searching skills (Arts)

Date
01/02/2023 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Develop your literature searching skills to find information for projects and dissertations. Suitable for undergraduates (year two onwards) and masters students studying Arts subjects.
Thursday 2nd February 2023

Using EndNote Online

Date
02/02/2023 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
In this session discover how to import references to EndNote Online from your database searches, organise and edit the references you save, and use EndNote Online with Word to create consistent in-text citations and bibliographies in your writing.

Study Chat: Reflective writing

Date
02/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Reflective?writing?is a skill used in the workplace and in academic settings, but how does it differ from writing an essay? In this session we will define what is meant by?reflective?writing?in an academic context and consider the many reasons why we reflect.

Navigating information on the web

Date
02/02/2023 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Discover how to search the web more effectively by using advanced search functionality and social media. Suitable for undergraduate and masters students in all subjects.
Monday 6th February 2023

Using EndNote Online

Date
06/02/2023 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
In this session discover how to import references to EndNote Online from your database searches, organise and edit the references you save, and use EndNote Online with Word to create consistent in-text citations and bibliographies in your writing.
Tuesday 7th February 2023

Advancing your literature searching skills (Social Sciences)

Date
07/02/2023 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Develop your literature searching skills to find information for projects and dissertations. Suitable for undergraduates (year two onwards) and masters students studying Social Sciences subjects.
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