Skills and Career Development Events Diary

Use the Diary to find up-and-coming skills and career development events for research students and to book your place.
Title Start Date Description Location
Guided IT Learning Session Sep 25, 2017 09:30 AM Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and ...
Reflect: How to use it Sep 27, 2017 09:30 AM Reflect is the University’s lecture capture system. As well as recording lectures, Reflect can be used in a variety of ways to support learning. In this short...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Sep 27, 2017 01:00 PM An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific infor...
Excel 2013 - Take Time to Learn Sep 28, 2017 01:30 AM You will use online learning materials and handouts with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you....
Word 2013 - Long Document Essentials Oct 03, 2017 10:00 AM The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Reflect: How to use it Oct 05, 2017 12:00 PM Reflect is the University’s lecture capture system. As well as recording lectures, Reflect can be used in a variety of ways to support learning. In this short...
Blackboard Introduction Oct 10, 2017 10:00 AM This short session gives you a hands-on introduction to the features of Blackboard - the University's virtual learning environment (VLE). You will get the back...
Reflect: Beyond the basics Oct 11, 2017 09:30 AM In this short course you will have the opportunity to explore Reflect lecture capture in more detail and learn different ways to manage and manipulate your reco...
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Oct 13, 2017 09:30 AM Introduces the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data and viewing it in diffe...
Guided IT Learning Session Oct 13, 2017 01:00 PM Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and ...
PhD Students: Introduction to the library Oct 16, 2017 10:00 AM Are you new to the University of Leicester library? If you would like to find out more about the Library and the dedicated support we can provide for researche... Brookfield 0.27
PhD Students: Introduction to Reference Management Oct 16, 2017 10:30 AM Bibliographic software allows you to create databases of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as y... Brookfield, Room 0.26
PhD Students: Introduction to Research Data Management Oct 16, 2017 11:00 AM What would you do if you lost your research data?! Get organised from the start: Reduce risk anxiety and make your life easier! This 30 minute session will int... Brookfield, Room 0.26
Basic Stats: Exploratory Analysis and Introduction to Sampling Distributions Oct 16, 2017 01:00 PM The course will provide a basic overview of some widely used statistics principles. A gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a varie...
PhD Students: Planning your literature search Oct 18, 2017 10:00 AM This session is designed to get you thinking about the literature search aspect of your PhD and to help you plan your literature search. Charles Wilson, Belvoir Park Annexe
Basic Stats: Methodology of Hypothesis Testing Oct 18, 2017 01:00 PM This course is a gentle introduction to some key statistics principles using a variety of examples. Hypothesis testing: Based on examples the following will b...
Word 2013 - Long Documents Additional Features Oct 19, 2017 01:30 PM Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents.
PhD Students: Conducting your literature search Oct 20, 2017 10:00 AM This session is designed for you to start work on an integral section of your PhD, the literature search, while receiving peer and expert support. David Wilson Library, IT Room 2
Basic Stats: Basic Types of Test and Study Design Oct 20, 2017 10:00 AM This course is a gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a variety of examples. It will help you answer what kind of tests are approp...
Word 2013 - Long Document Essentials Oct 23, 2017 02:30 AM The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.

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