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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 a one-to-one with the Learning Development team and browse sessions for researchers.

Tuesday 27th February 2024

Critically evaluating information (STEM)

Date
27/02/2024 (14:00-15:00)
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.
Wednesday 28th February 2024

Study With Us - using the pomodoro method

Date
28/02/2024 (11:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join the Study With Us community on Microsoft Teams on Wednesdays for a structured study session.

Using EndNote Online webinar

Date
28/02/2024 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
This session is suitable for all undergraduate and masters students.

Study skills: Critical thinking and academic argument

Date
28/02/2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
This session defines these concepts, demonstrates how critical reading shapes critical writing, and supports you in expressing your critical voice. We explore different ways to incorporate criticality in your writing and consider how to use sources through quoting, summarising, and paraphrasing.

Advancing your literature searching skills (Engineering)

Date
28/02/2024 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Develop your literature searching skills to find information for projects and dissertations. This session is suitable for undergraduates (year two onwards) and masters students studying engineering subjects.
Thursday 29th February 2024

Advancing your literature searching skills (Social Sciences)

Date
29/02/2024 (10:00-11:00)
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.

Letters and Laughs

Date
29/02/2024 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts
Description
Letters and laughs: humour in literary correspondenceJoin us for the final talk connected to the Weston Gallery exhibition, Living Letters. Amy Wilcockson will draw on letters by Edward Lear, Jane Austen, and Thomas Campbell to discuss how – and why – they use comedy, nonsense, and the absurd. She will explore how such attempts to create camaraderie, advance social status, and deal with difficult situations, provide an intimate insight into the lives of all three authors. Please book through www.lakesidearts.org.uk or call the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.

Dissertation series: Dissertation structures

Date
29/02/2024 (16:00-17:00)
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 1st March 2024

Conversation Cafe - Practise English conversation skills

Date
01/03/2024 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
The event is for any student at the University of Nottingham who wants to practice their English conversation skills in a friendly space.
Monday 4th March 2024

Resource Spotlight: Historical Abstracts

Date
04/03/2024 (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.
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