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  • How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

    Date: 21 June 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn to search the subject databases and use RefWorks to manage your references.

    The focus of this session will be on health and social care related databases. There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 27 June 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 03 July 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop will be suitable for Levels 1 and 2 students.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 03 July 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • PAL (Peer Assisted Learning): emotional resilience

    Date: 04 July 2018
    Venue: Room 1F14, Glenside Campus

    Our emotional resilience workshops are led by students to help you develop the confidence you need to succeed at university and in life. You'll learn seven key skills of emotional resilience and be ready to tackle any challenges that come your way.

  • Postgraduate writing for dissertations: literature reviews

    Date: 04 July 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This session will cover the main areas involved in the writing of a literature review.

  • Developing Leadership Capacity Conference (DLCC) 2018

    Date: 12 July - 13 July 2018
    Venue: Bristol Business School building, Frenchay Campus

    The theme for DLCC 2018 is Innovation and Creativity in Leadership Learning, Development and Education.

    This conference is aimed at leadership and management academics, practitioners, policy makers and students. We welcome submissions from anyone interested in the research and/or practice of leadership learning and development.

  • Postgraduate writing for dissertations: writing up

    Date: 13 July 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop is aimed specifically at Masters level students who are currently in the process of writing up their dissertation research.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 16 July 2018
    Venue: Room AW111, Gloucester Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

    Date: 20 July 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn to search the subject databases and use RefWorks to manage your references.

    The focus of this session will be on health and social care related databases. There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice.

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