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Introduction to Programming: Workshop

  • Do you use data in your research, or do you provide research support to those who do?
  • Would you like to learn basic programming skills to program your own models and applications?
  • There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This free workshop will provide you with a basic set of skills to make the coding process more effective, less error prone and more maintainable.

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    Can social media work for me?

    An event for early career researchers organised by the Social Media Knowledge Exchange with the support of the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
    Social media is part of everyday life for millions of people but can you make platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Storify work for you in your academic career? What are the challenges posed by using commercial social media platforms to disseminate your research or communicate with academic colleagues? How are PhD students and early career researchers in Cambridge making social media work for them?

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    Beginners' guide to version control with Git and GitHub

    Version control is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, and other collections of information. Changes are usually identified by a number named the "revision number". Each revision is associated with a timestamp and the person making the change. Revisions can be compared, restored, and with some types of files, merged.

     

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    Altmetric Webinar: So what does anyone REALLY do with altmetrics?

    It’s been over five years since the term “alt-metrics” was coined and the metrics landscape has radically altered in that time. Research producers and funders, from large academic institutions to global funders to tiny non-profits and institutes, are using these new metrics in ways Altmetric hadn’t even conceived of when they launched their institutional platform two years ago.

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    Managing Your Research Data

    Research data is something that everyone works with, regardless of discipline. From huge data sets to high resolution photographs of artefacts, managing lots of stuff in a way that means you can not only find things but also make sure nothing gets lost accidentally is key to the success of any research project.

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    All you need to know about data management plans

    Are you a researcher applying for grants? Or perhaps a librarian or someone supporting researchers with their grant applications? If so, this workshop is for you.

     

    During this event you will learn everything you need to know about data management plans:

    • What are they
    • Why are they suddenly required as part of grant applications
    • What to include in data management plans?
    • Tools to help writing data management plans

    This sessions is going to be interactive and there are joining requirements:

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    Research Data Management Workshop for GSLS PhD students

    Have you ever had problems locating the latest version of a file, or come across obscure file names?

     

    Researchers receive, collect and need to manage a lot of information from different sources.

    Additionally, some researchers will also work with research data. Research data takes many forms, ranging from measurements, numbers and images to documents and publications.

    Managing digital information properly is a complex issue, but done correctly from the start, could save you a lot of time and hassle - when preparing a publication or writing up your thesis.

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    Research Data Management Workshop for GSLS PhD students

    Have you ever had problems locating the latest version of a file, or come across obscure file names?
    Researchers receive, collect and need to manage a lot of information from different sources.
    Additionally, some researchers will also work with research data. Research data takes many forms, ranging from measurements, numbers and images to documents and publications.
    Managing digital information properly is a complex issue, but done correctly from the start, could save you a lot of time and hassle - when preparing a publication or writing up your thesis.

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