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Getting started with peer review (for early career researchers and third and fourth year PhD students)

If you have recently started peer reviewing, or are ready to get involved, this is an unmissable chance to pick up tips and best practices from PLOS, publishers of the world's largest multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

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Getting started with peer review (for early career researchers and third and fourth year PhD students)

If you have recently started peer reviewing, or are ready to get involved, this is an unmissable chance to pick up tips and best practices from PLOS, publishers of the world's largest multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

Read more

Reproducing and reusing research code: lunch and learn with Code Ocean

 Reproducing and reusing research code

Researchers and students can now not only make their code and data available for their academic papers, but also enable others to reproduce the results with a single-click.

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Effective strategies for managing your research data (advanced session)

If you already know the basics of Research Data Management (RDM) – for example backing up your work, file storage options - but now need to know more about effective strategies for sharing your data, then this course is for you!

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Effective strategies for managing your research data (beginners session)

What would happen to your research data if your lab exploded, or your laptop was stolen, or your cloud storage account was hacked? How could you prevent data loss in these situations?

 

Managing your data effectively is vital to help you do this.

This workshop will introduce the basic principles of Research Data Management (RDM) and how they are relevant throughout the research life cycle.

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Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Led by Katie Hughes (Office of Scholarly Communication, University Library) and Dr Anne Alexander (Cambridge Digital Humanities)

Social networking services aimed specifically at academics boast millions of users. Academia.edu, one of the most successful commercial platforms in this area, claims 33 million people have signed up their service, sharing 10 million uploaded papers on a site which enjoys 36 million unique visitors a month.

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The diversifying nature of impact

The diversifying nature of impact

Publishing tips from 'Nature Biomedical Engineering'

At this talk, aimed at final year PhD students and early career researchers, Pep Pàmies, the Chief Editor of Nature Biomedical Engineering, will provide tips on how to convey your research for broader impact, and discuss the jobs that selective scientific journals need to increasingly take on. 

Refreshments will be provided, please arrive promptly for a 10:30am start.

To book a place, please sign up on UTBS using the link below.

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Post-Publication Sharing: Publishing your Research Effectively (For PhD Students in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)

Description

You've published your research...now what should you do with it?

This session explores the whys and hows of sharing research - the options, the benefits and the logistics:

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Books: Publishing your Research Effectively (For PhD Students in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)

Description

Picking where to publish your research and in what format is an important decision to make.

  • Where should you publish your monograph or book chapter?
  • How do you assess the appropriateness of a publisher for your work?

This session looks at the things you need to consider in order to reach your audience effectively, including:

  • Turning your thesis into a monograph
  • Choosing a publisher
  • Understanding the publication process

To book a place, please sign up using the link below.

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Journals: Publishing your Research Effectively (for PhD Students in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)

Description

Picking where to publish your research and in what format is an important decision to make.

  • Where should you publish your research?
  • How do you assess the appropriateness of a journal for your work?
  • How do you respond to reviewers?

This session looks at the things you need to consider in order to reach your audience effectively, including:

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