June 29, 2020, by Lisa Chin
C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (29 June 2020)
This is part 27 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the movement control order nationwide and campus closure. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at email@example.com.
The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on C0VID-19 on its web page. See more
The Vice Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) is also contributing to a more detailed page with guidance for postgraduate research students and research staff. See more
UNM 2020 Virtual 3MT® People’s Choice Award
Watch 10 UNM postgraduate researchers present their work and then vote for the person you think explains the complexity and relevance of his/her research to a non-specialist audience in the most concise and engaging way
This year’s UNM Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) Live! took place entirely online using Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 24 June 2020.
The live presentation were recorded and you still have the chance till 4pm today 29 June 2020 to vote for your favourite presentation.
Researcher training courses
Weekly update of upcoming courses
Understanding How to Use Endnote
Monday 29 June 2020, 10am – 12noon
This course will inform students on how to create, populate and use Endnote, a bibliography manager in organising their literature review.
Understanding How to Use Mendeley
Tuesday 30 June 2020, 10am – 12noon
This course will inform students on how to create, populate and use Mendeley, a bibliography manager in organising their literature review.
Microsoft Teams – A Practical Guide
Wednesday 1 July 2020, 10am – 11am
This course will explore the many functionalities of Microsoft Teams and experiment with the basic functions when in a live meeting.
Use this token to join the course in Microsoft Teams: kta33e1
Shut Up and Write
Session #07/01: Friday 3 July 2020, 10am – 12.30pm
This session will assist in structuring periods of writing and limiting the distraction at home while providing the necessary guidance and motivation to write efficiently and effectively.
Use this token to join the session in Microsoft Teams: bkjn59
On the UoN Blogs
Networking Masterclass: How to effectively use LinkedIn
In this blog post, Shweta, a student blogger of Student Life, shares some of her tips, anecdotal evidence and successes to help you master LinkedIn.
Next updates from us
Our next issue of Nucleus (Graduate School Newsletter) will be posted on Tuesday 30 June 2020 while our next C0VID-19: Graduate School updates will be posted on Monday 6 July 2020
In the meantime, please continue to observe and follow the safety advice and precautionary measures by our local authorities and University.