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Communication Skills and Responsible Conduct of Research (For RPGs from the School of Science ONLY)

Tue, 2013-03-12 14:30 to Thu, 2013-03-14 16:30

Presenter:  Michael J. Zigmond, PhD (Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh)
                    Beth A. Fischer, PhD (Director of Assist)

Format: Seminar

In these series of workshops, the presenters has discussed how to write research articles and making oral presentations, including giving seminars and presenting posters at scientific conference. Issues related to the responsible conduct of research (RCR) also integrated throughout all the sessions.

RPGs Learning Support Group - Crafting Your Research Future: First Steps to become an Effective Researcher

Thu, 2013-02-21 09:30 to 10:45

Speaker: Prof Qiang Yang, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Date:  21 February, 2013 (Thu)
          22 March, 2013 (Fri)
          19 April, 2013 (Fri)

Time: 9:30am-10:45am

Venue: Room 3037 (Lift 1, next to the Bank of China, 3rd floor)

RPGs Learning Support Group December 2012 - Tips for Attending Conferences

Fri, 2012-12-21 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will share and discuss tips on the following questions:

• How to select a conference?
• How to maximize the benefits of attending conferences as a young researcher?
• How to prepare for a conference presentation or poster?
• What are some practical tips in arranging logistics e.g. booking flights and hotel?

RPGs Learning Support Group November 2012 - RPG Time Management

Fri, 2012-11-23 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will discuss how to manage your time as a RPG student.  The group will share and discuss the following questions:

Being Intelligent Socially Workshop

Fri, 2012-11-02 10:00 to 11:30

Presenter:  Ms Cathryn Yip

Format: Seminar

In this workshop, participants were guided to expand their repertoire on enhancing social capabilities, earn trust and hugs from people around, and eventually win a more pleasurable and fun road to success in research.


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RPGs Learning Support Group Oct 2012 - Managing Relationship with Supervisors

Fri, 2012-10-26 09:30 to 10:45

The upcoming RPG Learning Support Group will discuss how to manage your relationship with supervisors.  The group will share and discuss the following topics:

Training Camp for Research Postgraduates (RPGs)

Sat, 2012-10-27 09:30 to Sun, 2012-10-28 14:30

Venue:  PLK Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp

Quota:  57

Refundable Deposit:  $200

Transportation:  Shuttle bus round trip between UST and the campsite

RPGs Learning Support Group 2012-13

Fri, 2012-09-21 09:30 to 10:45

Postgraduate studies could be a lonely and challenging process.  The independent mode of studying and learning required skills which are often different from your past learning experience.

Complementary to departmental program training, Center for Enhanced Learning & Teaching (CELT) will provide a platform for Research Postgraduates (RPGs) to learn and develop some effective study skills together with their peers across disciplines.

Fall 2012 TA Orientation and Induction Program

Fri, 2012-08-24 (All day)

The Fall 2012-2013 Teaching Assistant Orientation and Induction Program was commenced in late August 2012. A mass orientation session was hold on 24 August (Friday) for all new RPGs. The TA training program was divided into two sessions, the "core session" and the "elective session". All new TAs were required to attend at least a total of 14 hours of workshops from the core and elective sessions.  Upon completion of the program, each TA will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement in May 2013.

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Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011 - 2012

Tue, 2012-05-15 12:00 to 13:30

  Time to celebrate!

TACC and CELT cordially invite all TAs to attend the TA Certificate of Achievement Presentation Ceremony 2011-2012. All new TAs from different departments who have completed the TA training in this academic year will receive their Certificate of Achievement in the ceremony.
The Best TAC Awards will also be presented.