We begin our programme of Postgraduate workshops in Week 1 with further Research Skills Toolkits sessions. In addition to last term’s subject areas, we have added MPLS and Oriental Studies.
Research Skills Toolkit (Daily workshops 18th – 21st January) Week 1
2 hour workshops to introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills and introduce you to subject specialists. Topics on offer include: Finding articles, papers, conferences and theses; Keeping up to date and current awareness; Using Endnote to manage your references; Manipulating images using Gimp; Managing your thesis with word; Analyzising data with Excel pivot tables; Podcasting with Audacity; Plagiarism and how to avoid it; Your thesis, copyright and ORA; Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact.
All sessions will be at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road.
Dates are as follows. Please pick one session from your subject area:
Humanities: Wednesday 20th January 14.00 – 16.00 >Book a place
Medical Sciences: Wednesday 20th January 10.00 – 12.00; Thursday 21st January 10.00 – 12.00 >Book a place
MPLS: Tuesday 19th January 10.00 – 12.00; Thursday 21st January 14.00 – 16.00 > Book a place
Oriental Studies: Monday 18th January 14.00 – 16.00 >Book a place
Social Sciences: Tuesday 19th January 14.00 – 16.00 >Book a place