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2019 19 Sep 15:00 16:30

Systematic Review - Savvy Researcher Series

This session will take you through the process of searching for literature for a systematic review from formulating your question, developing an effective search strategy, and appraising your literature. RSVP...

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Student Learning Centre
Level 4, Steve Biko Building
Upper Campus

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Tamzyn Suliaman

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Short courses and workshops
2019 20 Sep 14:00 16:00

Your Literature Review Part 2: Writing Up

The purpose and basic requirements of an effective literature review, how to critically analyse literature as well as some strategies on developing, organising and drafting a literature review. We will also touch on integrating sources within one’s literature review. Sign...

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Impilo Junction

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Emmanuel Nwosu (Writing Centre)

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General
2019 26 Sep 15:00 16:30

Measuring your research impact - Savvy Researcher Series

This session will focus on tools to measure the impact of your research by looking at measuring your h-index, finding journals’ impact factor and keeping your academic CV up to date using Researchers...

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Ulwazi Training Room
Knowledge Commons
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

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Presenters
Faadiel Latief and Awot Gebregziabher

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Amanda Bessick

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Short courses and workshops
2019 27 Sep 14:00 16:00

Your Systematic Review

An introduction to the systematic review process with particular reference to comprehensive literature searching. Attendance at the earlier sessions on database searching and the citation manager, EndNote, is strongly recommended prior to attending this session. Sign...

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Impilo Junction

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Mary Shelton

 

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General
2019 04 Oct 14:00 16:00

Research Landscape Analysis

Using the two databases Scopus and Scival this presentation will assist you in identifying:

  • niche research clusters
  • gaps in research areas
  • topics for further research
  • topics of prominence
  • possibilities for collaborative studies
  • experts in a particular field of study
  • funding opportunities.

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Impilo Junction

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Tamzyn Suliaman
Glynnis Johnson

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General
2019 09 Oct 10:00 11:00

Open Data: Sharing and Publishing with ZivaHub

ZivaHub, UCT’s open data repository is rapidly growing with research outputs of the university. Uploading your research outputs to ZivaHub makes them discoverable, citable, shareable and reusable. Learn about open data and the various features of ZivaHub, such as uploading and cataloguing your data items, as well as collaborating on active research projects with fellow...

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Ulwazi, Knowledge Commons
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

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Sanjin Muftic
Digital Library Services

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General
2019 11 Oct 14:00 16:00

Research Data Management

The UCT Research Data Management (RDM) policy was approved by Council in 2018 and the new supervisor–student MOU requires the publication of data in support of a thesis. This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to two tools to assist in Research Data Management viz. UCT DMPonline and ZivaHub: Open Data UCT. These tools can improve the planning, working, and sharing of data in a research cycle. Sign...

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Impilo Junction

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Anthea Paulsen
Dilshaad Brey

 

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General
2019 18 Oct 14:00 16:00

Research Identifiers (IDs)

The starting point for assessing your research impact is to make sure your work is correctly attributed to you across all different platforms. This helps to raise your visibility and ensures you are not mistaken for other researchers with the same name.
A research ID is a unique ID/number which distinguishes you from other researchers: increasingly journals, funders, publishers and institutions require a unique ID. For example, the NRF requires all researchers and students applying for funding and rating to have an ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) and a Google Scholar...

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Impilo Junction

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Presenters
Dilshaad Brey
Nahmla Madini

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General
2019 13 Nov 10:00 11:00

Digital Scholarship: Tools for Analysis

In doing any form of research nowadays we have to practice digital scholarship. In this talk we will look at tools for analyzing, mapping and visualizing research data. All those involved in research and research support are welcome.
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Ulwazi, Knowledge Commons
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

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Niklas Zimmer
Digital Library Services

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General
2019 11 Dec 10:00 11:00

Digital Scholarship: Digital Humanities

This talk focuses on the intersection between digital technologies and humanities research. How can the two fields help each other in developing new forms of research as well as serving as a tool for critical analysis. All those involved in research and research support are welcome. If you have one, bring your laptop to the session.
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Venue: 

Ulwazi, Knowledge Commons
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

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Sanjin Muftic
Digital Library Services

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General