Doctoral Skills Programme Workshops in the new year!!

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Literature review: Getting started

This workshop will help you to start searching and find a broad range of literature and information on your research topic from variety of sources. You are welcome to bring a USB to download relevant readings.

 The next session is Monday 11th January, 11 – 1pmroom 431 at KEIC level 4, City

IT skills: Formatting your thesis

 

This hands-on workshop is an introduction to advanced Microsoft Word 2013 features which will help you format your thesis in compliance with the University of Auckland Guide to Theses and Dissertations. Functionalities covered: automatic table of contents, list of tables, list of figures, creating headings using styles, inserting and formatting page numbers, compiling multiple chapters into a single document, and more.

 

The next session is Tuesday 12th January, 10 – 12pmroom 431 at KEIC level 4, City 

Academic integrity: Managing your references – Refworks

 

This workshop will introduce you to best practices for managing a large number of references and citations in your written work using RefWorks. A comparison of RefWorks and EndNote reference management tools will also be provided to assist you in deciding which is most appropriate for you to use for your research and writing.

 

The next session is Wednesday 13th January, 10 – 12pmroom 431 at KEIC level 4, City 

Literature review: Targeting your research and staying current

This workshop will cover advanced database search skills to help you find and keep up-to-date with the latest research relating to your thesis topic. The workshop will introduce effective strategies for retrieving specific sets of results, literature and data. 

The next session is Thursday 14th January, 1 – 3pmroom 431 at KEIC level 4, City 

Literature review: Tracking citations 

Cited reference searching is a powerful tool if you cannot find enough literature related to your topic. This workshop will help you track and measure the impact of publications within your discipline, identify the leading authors and who cites them. It will show how to set alerts for your chosen authors or publications, assist you to select and use the best citation databases, and demonstrate the different ways that journal impact is measured.

The next session is Monday 18th January, 10 – 12pmroom 431 at KEIC level 4, City 

Presenting research at seminars, events and conferences 

This workshop provides practical advice and tips on how to prepare, plan, and practice your first academic conference paper or departmental seminar.

The next session is Wednesday 20th January, 10 – 12pm room 420 at KEIC level 4, City 

Literature review: Targeting your research and staying current (Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences) 

This workshop is designed for doctoral candidates from the Faculty of Science, ABI, Liggins Institute and the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and will introduce discipline-related databases and effective strategies for retrieving specific sets of results, literature and data. 

The next session is Tuesday 26th January, 9 – 11amroom 433 at KEIC level 4, City

Literature review: Targeting your research and staying current (Faculty of Education & Social Work) 

This workshop is designed for doctoral candidates from the Faculty of Education and Social Work and will introduce discipline-related databases and effective strategies for retrieving specific sets of results, literature and data. 

The next session is Tuesday 2nd February, 10 – 12pmEpsom Library Training Room

Literature review: Targeting your research and staying current (Faculty of Engineering)

This workshop is designed for doctoral candidates from the Faculty of Engineering and will introduce discipline-related databases and effective strategies for retrieving specific sets of results, literature and data.

The next session is Friday 5th February, 10 – 12pmroom 902.402, Newmarket