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Supervising Research Degree Candidates Sep 25, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The session is for those new to supervision, as well as for those who are experienced PhD supervisors, but are new to Leicester. It will explore the current landscape for research degrees and Leicester's position in it, and will provide an introduction to both research supervision and the specific regulatory context in Leicester. Case studies will help highlight potential pitfalls in the supervisory process. It will also provide an overview of the support systems available at the University of Leicester.
Excel - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Sep 25, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
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 different ways.
Personal Tutor Workshop Sep 26, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
The University recognises that an effective personal tutoring system is one element of “the highest quality student learning experience” (Learning Strategy 2016 – 2020). Personal Tutors play a pivotal role in developing students’ sense of belonging and supporting successful transition through the programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This workshop supplements our online resources and will provide practical ideas for effective personal tutoring.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Sep 26, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.
DSE Assessor Training Sep 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessor training course provides staff with an understanding of the legal framework and underpinning of ergonomic principles of DSE including smart phones, laptops and tablets.
High Performance Computing at Leicester Sep 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific information about using the HPC facilities within the University.
Scan Short Course - NB October 2018 course not running. Please check back for Spring 2019 dates from Oct 01, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 05, 2018 01:00 PM George Davies Centre,
SCAN (Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry Version 2.1) is a set of instruments and manuals aimed at assessing, measuring and classifying psychopathology and behaviour associated with the major psychiatric disorders in adult life. It can be used for clinical, research and training purposes and was developed within the framework of the World Health Organization.
Guided IT Learning Session Oct 01, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 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 assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
Departmental Safety Officers Training - Core Oct 01, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The course is intended to equip Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) with information that will help them to assist with the organisation of health and safety within their departments and to advise colleagues. This is for both newly appointed, and existing DSOs, who have not previously attended.
Introduction to Health and Safety at the University Oct 03, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Health and safety induction is a legal requirement for new University staff and this course is designed to supplement departmental health and safety induction training. It provides an overview of the University’s health and safety arrangements.
OneNote - Collect, Organise and Share Information Oct 03, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise meeting notes, to plan personal or team activities and to help you collect notes linked to websites and documents as you research them. Some teams are starting to use it collaboratively to collect and share resources and information with their team. During the course you will find out how to create and organise a notebook, add a variety of content, use tags to categorise information and how to search across one or more notebooks.
Costing Research Oct 08, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This session will help you understand the basic principles of costing research projects.
Web editing for Local Publishers and Content Editors in MyWorkspace Oct 08, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
You must be a Local Publisher or Content Editor in Corporate Services to attend this course. This course will familiarise you with the MyWorkspace intranet environment and help you to build content which follows the approved page layouts for MyWorkspace. You will find out how MyWorkspace is structured with Subsites and pages, and how to create and edit pages using web parts. You will learn how to use the publishing process and how the roles of Local Publisher and Content Editor relate to this. This course will enable you to begin working with the content that has been transferred from the website to MyWorkspace and to subsequently add new content.
Researcher@Library: tools and services to support your PhD Oct 09, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Attenborough Building - Room 001 ,
Find out about the tools and services the Library provides to support your doctoral research.
Word - Long Document Essentials Oct 09, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Chemical Hazards and COSHH Oct 09, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, that is intended for anyone who has to carry out chemical hazard risk assessments under COSHH, or that works with hazardous chemicals and wants to know more about COSHH.
NVivo11 Support Drop-in Session Oct 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. Participants need to bring their own data & specific questions about NVivo and the tutor will provide individual feedback & assistance. Questions and guidance could be around any of the following aspects of using NVivo: Build a project (import data, create memos). Label your data (annotations, coding, auto coding). Organise & manage your data (search folders, sets, classifications & attributes). Interrogating patterns (queries, relationships). Display your data (reports, models/maps, charts and diagrams, framework matrices). Teamwork in NVivo (merging datasets, coding comparisons).
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview Oct 10, 2018 from 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM
This session provides an overview of the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) Experiential Route for gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections Oct 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Departmental Safety Inspections are an important part of the University’s health and safety arrangements. This course looks at the role of these inspections and their contribution to the safety, health and welfare of University staff, students and visitors and instructs inspectors on inspection methods, reporting procedures and remedial actions.
Researcher@Library: tools and services to support your PhD Oct 11, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Quorn Room (411) - Charles Wilson Building,
Find out about the tools and services the Library provides to support your doctoral research.

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