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Events and workshops

Creating an effective publication strategy
6 May 2014

Getting your research outputs noticed is the key to a successful academic career. Take time to reflect on the most appropriate dissemination channels, learn about the pros and cons of bibliometrics for measuring success, as well as the increasingly important open access publishing routes.

Collaboration: tools to help you share and communicate your research
14 May 2014

Learn about tools that can help make your life easier. Particular areas of focus will be on free collaborative tools that aid joint development of documents, projects and networking.

Doing a Systematic Review
15 May 2014

A systematic review is becoming an increasingly popular method for providing an overview of a research area, but is it really different to a 'normal' literature review? Find out more in this session.

An Introduction to Research Data Management
22 May 2014

Do you know where all your research data is located? Is it secure, backed up or duplicated? Do you know what constitutes research data? Have you written a data management plan? Did you know that some funders require you to share your data? If not, come along to find out more. .

Data Management Planning
22 May 2014

Do you have a data management plan? Do you know how to write one? Or why it might be helpful? Did you know that some funders now require you to include one in any bid for funding? If the answer to any of these questions is no, please come along to find out more.

Sharing Your Data
22 May 2014

Does the thought of sharing your research data fill you with horror? Did you know that some journals will not publish a paper unless the data is freely available? Learn why data sharing is increasing in importance on the research agenda and how you can share safely.

Finding Information for your Literature Review - Theory
25 June 2014

Develop your knowledge and intellectual abilities, so that you will be able to seek and find research material in an effective and efficient manner using the resources available to you at Loughborough University but also in the future too.

Finding Information for your Literature Review and Beyond - Practice
25 June 2014

Test the search strategies and statements that you developed in 'Finding resources for your literature review and beyond - Theory', as well as trying out citation searching techniques to further develop your knowledge of your research topic. Expert help will on hand to guide and support you.

Copyright and your Thesis
26 June 2014

Learn how and why PGRs must comply with UK Copyright law when writing and submitting their thesis.

Plagiarism & citations for PGRs
2 July 2014

Discover what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it, including correct citation and good academic practice - essential for your thesis.

Keeping up-to-date
7 July 2014

You've done your literature search, but how can you keep your research up-to-date? This job is made easier by the use of current awareness services from within databases and beyond, but how can you avoid information overload?

Managing your references effectively
9 July 2014

Your PhD thesis can involve hundreds of references, so how can you keep a check on them all? Learn about the advantages of using bibliographic software for managing your references effectively and develop a basic working knowledge of RefWorks and Mendeley.

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Research data management - Academic and Research Staff
4 April 2014

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