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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.

Thursday 23rd February 2023

Creswell's First Collectors: Exhibition talk: In search of the Palaeolithic landscape at Creswell Crags

Date
23/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts
Description
Join Dr Kevin Kuykendall (Senior Lecturer in Palaeoanthropology, University of Sheffield and Director of recent excavations at Creswell Crags), for a talk discussing Palaeolithic research at Creswell Crags focused on the main caves, producing archaeological material documenting Neanderthal and early modern human lifeways. Booking essential. £3 (free concessions).

Study chat: Planning and structuring your essay

Date
23/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Student Academic Skills for this study chat on planning writing. We'll explore different strategies for planning your writing, offer ideas for how to unpack your question, and share methods for creating structure and developing flow within your writing.
Monday 27th February 2023

Resource Spotlight: Historical Abstracts

Date
27/02/2023 (12:00-12:30)
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.

Study Chat: Unpacking journal articles

Date
27/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Student Academic Skills team to explore what a?journal?article is and why they seem to matter so much at University
Thursday 2nd March 2023

Data Fest 2023: Introduction to text-mining

Date
02/03/2023 (10:00-11:30)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Developed by the UK Data Service, this practical workshop aims to give social scientists a clear understanding of what text-mining is (and what it isn't) as well as how to use text-mining to achieve some basic and more advanced research outcomes.
Friday 3rd March 2023

Critically evaluating information (STEM)

Date
03/03/2023 (11:00-12:00)
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.

Study Chat: Academic resilience (University Mental Health Day)

Date
03/03/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Student Academic Skills team to learn more about overcoming challenges and exploring academic resilience.
Monday 6th March 2023

Resource Spotlight: Business Source Premier

Date
06/03/2023 (12:30-13:00)
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.
Thursday 9th March 2023

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

Date
09 (10:00) - 10/03/2023 (16:30)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join us for an introductory two day course using the Data Carpentry for Social Sciences Curriculum, and taught by a certified Data Carpentry instructor.
Friday 10th March 2023

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

Date
09 (10:00) - 10/03/2023 (16:30)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join us for an introductory two day course using the Data Carpentry for Social Sciences Curriculum, and taught by a certified Data Carpentry instructor.
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