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Keep developing your academic skills

Posted on 21 February 2021

The latest updates from the Academic Skills Community.

Academic Skills Community

Welcome to the final few weeks of Spring Term, everyone! The Academic Skills Community has a range of events happening over the next week to help you develop your academic skills.

A huge thank you to the hundreds of you that have attended our sessions and been involved so far, it’s great for us to be able to interact with each other online!

What skills do you want to develop?

Can't find what you're looking for? If there is a particular topic that you would like us to cover, please let us know using this (totally anonymous) feedback form:

Academic Skills Community feedback form

What's new this week?

This week we are beginning a new series of workshops that helps you deal with data and numbers in your work. So if you want to improve your results sections and get to grips with using software to make graphs, check out the sessions listed below.

What's on this week?

Wednesday 24 February

Dealing with data for Scientific Reports and Dissertations 10.30am - 12 noon

Academic Writing: what it is and how do we do it? 12.30pm - 2pm

An Introduction to R (coding) 1pm - 4pm

Getting started with coding in Python 2pm - 4pm

Numerical Reasoning for Employability 2pm - 4pm

Thursday 25 February

It's all in the presentation: How to create and present your slides 10am - 12 noon

Dissertation journey Workshop 5: The Method 10.30am - 12 noon

Getting Started with SPSS (Coding) 2pm - 4pm

Friday 26 February

English for Academic Purposes: Tenses in Academic Writing 10.30am - 12 noon

Find out more 

Find the full list of workshops for this term and, don’t forget, you can also find (and book) our sessions using the MyUoY app!