Events and workshops
Increasing the Visibility of your Research for Academic and Research Staff
7 July 2015
Demonstrating the impact of your research is increasingly important for receiving funding, but to create an impact, it must first of all be noticed. Take some time out of the office to learn how to make your research outputs more visible.
Measuring your academic impact: Citations and other metrics
8 July 2015
Need to know your h-index or find the impact factor of a journal? Why are citations so important? Have these topics demystified on this course.
Finding Research Information for Academic Staff and Research Associates
9 July 2015
Take some time out of the office to refresh and refine your searching skills with expert help on hand.
Open access and the next REF - the key messages (Elevenses 2015)
29 July 2015
You know that open access is important for the next REF and your article has just been accepted for publication, but what do you do? Come along to this 30 minute taster session to learn more
Ingredients of a highly cited paper (Elevenses 2015)
5 August 2015
What can you do to improve your citations? This week's bite-size session discusses the ingredients of a highly cited paper.
Careers agility (Elevenses 2015)
12 August 2015
So what's next? Career planning for researchers is no longer a linear progress, you need to be agile! Come along to the latest of the Elevenses programme to find out more.
Research data archiving and you (Elevenses 2015)
19 August 2015
Need your research to be visible and read by others? How are external visibility and archiving data connected? Come along to this bite sized session o learn more.
Using LikedIn effectively (Elevenses 2015)
26 August 2015
Unfamiliar with LinkedIn, but know lots of people are using it? Or do you have a profile and want tips on how to optimise its effectiveness? Come along to learn more.
6 July 2015
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
8 July 2015
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.