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The 13th Roberts Lecture. University Teaching in a Post-Knowledge Age by Professor Neil Rackham

On Wednesday 27 March, the 13th Roberts Lecture was delivered by alumnus, honorary graduate and experimental psychologist Professor Neil Rackham. Professor Rackham’s lecture, ‘University…

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Research Data Management

Research Data Management workshop delivered by Jennifer Smith (Scholarly Communications Librarian) for 1st year PhD students in the Faculty of Science.

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How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 11 - How to reference your research well

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this podcast I want to discuss the kind of things that will help your writing…

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Sun Diagrams

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre A sun diagram can be used as a brain dump to get out all the information you have about a topic in one place. The basic principles are that…

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Paragraph Structure

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. The topic sentence - a general statement that states the main idea Explanation or Definition - clarifies any difficult or unclear terms in the…

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SWAPS Proofreading Model

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. S - Sentence structure - check each sentence is not a: run on sentence, sentence fragment, sentence that does not make sense, or a stringy…

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301 Academic Skills Centre

Find out how we can help you! 301 Academic Skills Centre provides opportunities for all students to develop the essential academic and study skills which underpin their learning at university. Study…

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Understanding How You Learn

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Visual - colourful note cards, pictures, mind maps, videos, flowcharts, colours and symbols to denote themes/key ideas. Auditory - Recordings…

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Reading Critically

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Purpose and background - why are you reading this text? What type of text is it? What do you know about the subject of the text? What else has…

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Last Few Days Before an Exam

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Plan out how you will use your time during an exam Have a look over the revised material - avoid cramming as you’re unlikely to take…

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What is the Sound of Science?

The Sound of Science - the flagship event from the 2018 Festival of the Mind at The University of Sheffield - is a unique combination of music, performance and science, that explores some of the most…

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Writing an Introduction

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Nearly all introductions perform three functions:Hook readers and convince them to take the time to read the essay Giving background…

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Writing a Conclusion

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Conclusions should fulfil three main roles: It signals the end of the essay - begin your conclusion with a transition signal, for example…

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WEED Structure for Paragraphs

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. What - the first sentence of your paragraph should make it clear what subject you are covering - the topic sentence. Evidence - support your…

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Research Professionalism & Integrity introduction lecture 2018

A lecture given by Professor Tony Ryan on research professionalism and integrity as part of a compulsory module for PhD students in the Faculty of Science. Followed by a panel discussion with other…

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2017 ScHARR Pemberton Lecture - Reform strategies for the NHS: effective or cosmetic cladding? - Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE

The NHS is the largest, highest profile, most complex and risky industry in Europe, in England alone spending £124bn this year, employing over 1m staff and providing care for the majority of…

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