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

  • Where should you publish your research?
  • How do you assess the appropriateness of a journal for your work?
  • Picking where to publish your research and in what format is an important decision to make.
    This session looks at the things you need to consider in order to reach your audience effectively, including:

    • Indicators to use to assess a journal - Journal Impact Factor, publisher fees and publication times
    • Who should own the copyright to your work?
    • How you can use other people’s copyrighted material
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    Books: Publishing your Research Effectively (For PhD Students in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)

  • Where should you publish your monograph or book chapter?
  • How do you assess the appropriateness of a publisher for your work?
  • Picking where to publish your research and in what format is an important decision to make.
    This session looks at the things you need to consider in order to reach your audience effectively.

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    Popping the Filter Bubble: How facts can help you

    So-called “fake news” is everywhere and is having a major impact on daily life from politics to education. The rapid growth of information and the numbers of people who can create it means that we need more sophisticated tools to process the news we receive. Join us to learn about different methods you can use to be your own fact checker and pop your filter bubble.

     

     

    Part of the University Festival of Ideas.

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    Research Data Management: Workshop (For GSLS PhD students)

    PREVENT RESEARCH DISASTERS THROUGH GOOD DATA MANAGEMENT

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    Engaging Researchers in Good Data Management

    A one-day conference sharing fresh ideas and good practices for creating and promoting effective RDM practices
    St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK
     

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    Python Training Sessions

    Learn more about Python
    If you have some basic working knowledge with the Python programming language or you are beginning to manage your data fluently in other programming languages and want to learn more about Python, some data champions will be running a one-day session on Thursday 12th October in the Downing Site
    This course will cover functions and modules and requires some basic programming skills as described in the link to the training page.

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    Python for Beginners

    Introduction to Python
    If you are interested in learning to use the Python programming language from scratch, there are sessions for beginners. Although these are currently fully-booked please sign up to the waiting list / register your interest, so we can gauge demand for future sessions, and allocate spaces if these become available

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    Research Data Management: Workshop (For GSLS PhD students)

    PREVENT RESEARCH DISASTERS THROUGH GOOD DATA MANAGEMENT

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    TechLink Seminar: UIS storage services: Insight into how the UIS storage services for research data were implemented and introduction to institutional storage service project

    Wojciech Turek, head of the Research Computing Platforms team and service owner for storage services will provide an overview of the recently released UIS storage services for research data and how they can benefit researchers and help to improve way researchers store and process data. Wojciech will also provide insight into the development of the forthcoming institutional storage service and Storage Self-Service portal.

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