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PhD Students: Planning your literature search Oct 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Charles Wilson, Belvoir Park Annexe,
This session is designed to get you thinking about the literature search aspect of your PhD and to help you plan your literature search.
Basic Stats: Methodology of Hypothesis Testing Oct 18, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 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 be discussed: Standard error Confidence Intervals Sample size/power of a study Significance level Interpretation of p values Misinterpretation of p values Type I and II errors
Exam Board Secretary Training Oct 18, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This course provides information about the key roles and responsibilities and allows you to see changes from 2016. The course will give you the opportunity to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, what information is required, have hands-on experience of various functions and the chance to ask questions.
Bootstrap processes on inhomogeneous random networks Oct 19, 2017 from 02:00 AM to 02:00 PM MAB 119,
Prof. Nikolaos Fountoulakis, University of Birmingham
PhD Students: Conducting your literature search Oct 20, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM David Wilson Library, IT Room 2,
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.
Basic Stats: Basic Types of Test and Study Design Oct 20, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
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 appropriate for your data: • A parametric or a non-parametric test? • At test or chi square test? • What type of t test is appropriate for my data? It will also include an introduction to study design.
Web User Group Oct 20th 2017 from Oct 20, 2017 02:00 PM to Nov 20, 2017 03:30 PM Attenborough - University Film Theatre,
Web User Group with the Web Team
Word 2013 - Long Document Essentials Oct 23, 2017 from 02:30 AM to 04:30 PM
The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Guided IT Learning Session Oct 23, 2017 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.
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview Oct 23, 2017 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.
SPSS: Data Management and Introduction Oct 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Introduction to different types of data, sensible data collection, how to enter data into SPSS and basic data management.
SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports Oct 24, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
A course aimed at new SAP users and staff who have received no formal training on SAP. The aim of the course is to gain confidence using SAP and to know how to run reports to check departmental expenditure against budget or cash (e.g. MIF) account balances.
Recruitment and Selection Workshop Oct 24, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
All aspects of the recruitment process will be explored to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to recruit and select the right person for the job. Participants will have the chance for skills practice in the afternoon.
Costing Research Oct 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This session will help you understand the basic principles of costing research projects.
SPSS: Describing and Exploring Data Oct 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Participants will use SPSS to describe data using basic statistics such as mean, standard deviation, median and percentiles, and learn how to present their findings clearly using tables and graphs in SPSS.
PhD Students: Introduction to the Library Oct 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Charles Wilson Building, 2BPA ,
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 researchers, come along to this 30 minute session.
PhD Students: Introduction to Reference Management Oct 25, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Charles Wilson Building - 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe,
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 you write an article or to create independent bibliographies.
PhD Students: Introduction to Research Data Management Oct 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Charles Wilson Building, 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe ,
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 introduce you to the key principles of managing your research data.
Student Experience: what we can learn from North America Oct 25, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Ken Edwards Ground Floor Lecture Theatre 2,
Speakers: Geoff Green - Academic Registrar, Becky Johnson - Director of Strategic Planning and Performance, Chris Garrod - Director of Academic Services, Rob Fryer - Director of Career Development Service, Richard Wilcock - Deputy Director of Career Development Service
Introduction to OSCOLA referencing for law Oct 25, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM KE LT3, Ground floor, Ken Edwards Building,
Central workshop provided by the Library, with Jackie Hanes

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