Postgraduate, Researcher and Faculty Workshops

Postgraduate, Researcher and Faculty Workshops 研究生及教研人員講座

Workshops and talks on literature review, strategies for publishing in academic journals, research alert, citation management, researcher identifier creating and research impact showcasing are provided to CUHK postgraduates, researchers and faculty members during the academic year. Attendance proof may be issued on request. In addition, discussion workshops for postgraduate studies, including successful presentations, thesis writing tips and scientific writing are also organized.

 

 Research Skills Workshops Series
-- Webinar Recording of Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper (Sept 2018)

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Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper (Sept 2018)

This workshop covers the following to help you conduct a good literature review:

  • The purpose and process of literature review
  • The structure of a literature review
  • Effective strategies for identifying relevant literature
https://youtu.be/-ZUHWEBIx8c

Medium of Instruction: English

Enquiries: Email to research@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

 

 Researcher Workshops (Oct 2019)

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Program: Enhancing Your Research Impact
Article-level Metrics - Understanding the Significance of Research Papers

This workshop will cover:

  • Where to find article-level metrics
  • The strength and limitations of different citation counts and metrics
  • How to use citation counts and other metrics to assess the relative significance of research papers
  • How to find an author’s h-index
  • What are alternative metrics and how to find them
23 Oct 2019 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration will open soon.

Using Citation Analysis Tools to Compare Journal Performance

The workshop will introduce how to:

  • Find ranking of journals from Journal Citation Reports on InCites and SCImago for selecting journals for publication
  • Use Match in EndNote to locate appropriate journals for your manuscript
  • Use InCites to compare journal performance
23 Oct 2019 (Wed) 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Registration will open soon.

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)

Enquiries: Email to researchportal@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

 

Digital Scholarship and Research Data Workshops (Sep - Nov 2019)

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Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab

This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 3:00 p.m. –
3:45 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Data Cleaning with OpenRefine (Hands-on)

OpenRefine is a tool for cleaning messy data, transforming it between formats, and extending it with web services and external data.  This workshop will introduce the principles and the practice of data cleaning through hands-on exercise with OpenRefine.  The applications of the exported data will be discussed.

Remarks:
Participants have to bring their own device with OpenRefine 3.1 installed.

17 Sep 2019 (Tue) 10:30 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS

Invited speaker: Ms Carrie Choi, Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited

Conducted by ArcGIS vendor, this seminar will introduce the concept of Geographic Information System (GIS) and its use in research. It will also cover the use of the software ArcGIS with illustration from examples of research projects.

20 Sep 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. –
4:00 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and Research

Digital humanities is a new form of research increasingly embraced by scholars in arts and humanities. This seminar will show to you:

  •  Concept of digital humanities research and the research methods used
  •  How to apply popular digital tools on GIS, text mining and analysis, data and network visualisation, etc. in digital humanities research
  •  Examples on digital humanities research projects from worldwide to illustrate the use of research methods and tools used

24 Sep 2019 (Tue)

3:00 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Analysing Texts with Voyant Tools (Hands-on)

Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyse textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.

Remarks:
Participants may bring their own device and use a browser to access https://www.voyant-tools.org/ and try out.

2 Oct 2019 (Wed) 3:00 p.m. –
4:00 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

25 Oct 2019 (Fri) 11:00 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

ArcGIS Basics for Digital Scholarship Projects (Hands-on)

ArcGIS is commonly used in digital scholarship projects for geospatial analysis. This workshop is an introductory hands-on session to demonstrate the basic functions of this software.

Remarks:
Only the 5 PCs in DS Lab has ArcGIS Pro for use.  Users may download the 21-days free trial from Esri for ArcGIS Pro (https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis/trial) software if your device fulfilled their system requirement (http://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/get-started/arcgis-pro-system-requirements.htm).

10 Oct 2019 (Thu) 3:00 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

30 Oct 2019 (Wed) 10:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Gephi for Network Visualisation (Hands-on)

Gephi is a software for visualisation and exploration of graphs and networks.  This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.

Remarks:
Participants may bring their own device with Gephi 0.9.2 (https://gephi.org/) and the plugins installed prior to the workshop.

15 Oct 2019 (Tue) 3:00 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

6 Nov 2019 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Introduction to R Programming and Data Analysis (Hands-on) ​
Invited speaker: Prof. Liang Hai, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK

R is a popular software for statistical computing and programming. This seminar will introduce the differences between R for programming and R for data analysis with hands-on exercises.

Remarks:
1. Participants are required to bring their own device with the software (installation in sequence) R (https://www.r-project.org/) and R Studio (https://www.rstudio.com/) installed prior to the workshop.
2. Participants may install the R package swirl (https://swirlstats.com/students.html) to learn some R coding prior to the workshop.

1 Nov 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. –
5:30 p.m.
Registration will open soon.

Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)
Enquiries: Email to dslab@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

 

 Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal (Sep to Oct 2019)

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Managing and archiving your research outputs in AIMS

AIMS is the Academic Information Management System of CUHK for managing and depositing full text of your research outputs. This workshop will demonstrate:

  • Key features of AIMS and its public interface Research Portal
  • The easy ways to get your research outputs into AIMS
  • The easy ways to deposit the full text of your research outputs in AIMS
  • The right version of full text for depositing and the copyright issues
26 Sep 2019 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cantonese (Powerpoint in English) Registration will open soon.

18 Oct 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. English Registration will open soon.

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Enquiries: Email to researchportal@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

 

Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) Courses offered by Library (Organized by Graduate School and CLEAR)

Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research

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Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research On-line course available on Blackboard
Compulsory for ALL RESEARCH postgraduate students

Medium of Instruction: English

Details and registration: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html

Enquiries: 
Email: clear@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 3943 6201

 

Request a Seminar

Course instructors and students in groups may request seminars for a particular subject area or a specific assignment at any time during the year. From the planning stage of a course or research project, Liaison Librarians with different subject backgrounds can work with you to strengthen research skills for gathering and managing scholarly information sources.

Please contact Research Services (for postgraduate training requirements) for details.