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A Friendly Github Introduction Workshop

This is a friendly introduction to Github – a free and open source platform that can help you build projects that are collaborative, well documented, and version-controlled.
In this workshop we will introduce you to the Github ecosystem and help you get you comfortable navigating basic Github workflows. We will make sure that you leave the workshop aware of the best practices for developing projects on Github (e.g. writing a good “readme” or posting and labeling issues) and an understanding of how Github can help make your projects more readable and accessible.

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Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

LEARN cordially invites you to its end-of-Project Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

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CANCELLED CUP Postdoc Publishing Session: Successful edited books

CUP regret that this event will not take place today as the speaker is unwell. 
A talk by Anna Whiting with Cambridge University Press
Anna Whiting is Senior Commissioning Editor for medicine books and has worked in both books and journals publishing for over ten years.
Anna will describe what makes an edited book successful from the perspectives of both editor and contributor, and will highlight what publishers and the market are looking for.

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CUP Postdoc Publishing session: Academic Journals - who does what and how publication works

A talk by Monica Moniz with Cambridge University Press
The talk will focus on clearing up what roles are needed to run an academic journal. Publishers, journals, and academic societies distribute essential tasks in various ways. These tasks may be done in house, by academics, by external partners, or by freelancers – often adding to the confusion of who does what and why!

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CUP Postdoc Publishing session: New tools and services for support with publishing - what’s worthwhile?

A talk by Emily Marchant of Cambridge University Press
There are a number of tools and services available to support researchers with publishing – think Overleaf, Kudos, ORCID – and more are being launched all the time. Some of them are very helpful, and many of them are free to use. However, it can be difficult to avoid becoming overwhelmed and to judge which services are really worth your time.
In this talk, Emily will talk about some of the best tools available, how to assess new tools and services, and how to use them to support your publication goals.

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March Munches

Join Georgina Cronin, Research Support Librarian at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, and the OSC training team, for a series of lunchtime research sessions
Arrive at 13:00 for a free sandwich lunch; the bitesize sessions will start at 13:15 and will end by 13:55.
Booking required.
Monday 6 March 

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Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

We can all remember a great orator or presenter, someone who can hook you on an idea within seconds and hold you there. You will undoubtedly have to give a presentation or make a speech, probably in the near future - so why not be great at it?

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