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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 9th February 2023

Critically evaluating information (STEM)

Date
09/02/2023 (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.

Dissertation: Introducing dissertations

Date
09/02/2023 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
An introductory session explores why a?dissertation?isn't just a long essay, considers reasons for taking on a?dissertation, and is an opportunity to become familiar with some of the terminology you might need.

Study Chat: Using your feedback

Date
09/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
In this session we explore different types of feedback, unpack common terminology used in feedback, and importantly, offer strategies for how to log and use it!
Saturday 11th February 2023

Creswell's First Collectors: Family drop in event: Make a Mark!

Date
11/02/2023 (11:00-16:00)
Location:
University of Nottingham Museum & Learning Studio
Description
Join the Creswell Crag Heritage Facilitator and Museum Team and get involved in learning about the Stone Age with fun and engaging art and archaeology activities! Admission free. Suitable for 5+ (with parental supervision).
Monday 13th February 2023

Resource Spotlight: Web of Science

Date
13/02/2023 (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.

Data Fest 2023: Practical Data Management Plan Writing

Date
13/02/2023 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Data Management Plans (DMPs) are a key component in responsibly managing your research data and are becoming increasingly expected in funder grant applications, join our session to find out how to write effective plans.
Wednesday 15th February 2023

Study With Us Online - using the pomodoro method

Date
15/02/2023 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Study With Us community on Microsoft Teams on Wednesdays for a structured study session.

Study Chat: Reading effectively

Date
15/02/2023 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Student Academic Skills team to explore reading effectively. The team will be offering strategies for developing a critical mindset when reading and introduce different ways for you to read with purpose.
Thursday 16th February 2023

Dissertation series: Dissertation structures

Date
16/02/2023 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Many dissertation supervisors will ask for a structure outline or chapter breakdown in the early stages of your project. What might this look like?
Friday 17th February 2023

Critically evaluating information (Arts)

Date
17/02/2023 (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.
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