Training & Development

Leicester Learning Institute
Research and Enterprise Division
Staff Development Team
IT Training


Leicester Learning Institute

A range of different training and courses are offered to all to Research Staff, along with a number of workshops in the following areas:


Research and Enterprise Division

The Research Support Office website gives comprehensive advice on the research project lifecycle and we strongly advise those wishing to write a research proposal to visit their website.

Research Skills Training

We have a comprehensive program of training in transferable and generic research skills that is offered to aid career development.

Whether you want to develop yourself within your existing career or broaden your capabilities, our researcher training programmes will give you the skills you need to:

  • Become an effective researcher
  • Take your expertise into a career beyond

View the Research Skills Program

Staff Development Team

Training and development is available to all staff at the University and is coordinated by the Staff Development Team, offering an extensive range of training courses on both general and specialist areas.

IT Training

IT training is jointly provided by Staff Development and IT Services. Training available includes:

  • Essential computer skills
  • Office 2010 (Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Blackboard
  • Adobe Presenter
  • Website development and Plone (presented jointly with Marketing and Communications)
  • SPSS and NVivo
  • Corporate systems such as Business Objects and eVision

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Contact Details

College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH