Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
Word - Long Documents Additional Features Oct 25, 2018 09:30 AM 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: Introduction to EndNote Oct 26, 2018 10:00 AM This session allows you to use EndNote to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input ... IT Room 1 - David Wilson Library
Examining Research Degree Theses Oct 26, 2018 02:00 PM Together with the Director of the Doctoral College, you will explore the main issues to be considered at the three different stages involved in examining a doct...
Excel - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Oct 29, 2018 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...
Advanced EndNote Oct 30, 2018 10:00 AM This session will enable you to edit your own reference styles, and explore the advanced features of EndNote. You must already know how to use EndNote to attend...
RefWorks Oct 30, 2018 10:00 AM This session allows you to use RefWorks to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input...
Free Film Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Oct 30, 2018 12:00 PM Bring your lunch down for a free film screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. Tuesday 30th October, from 12:00 at the David Wilson Library Digital Re... Library Digital Reading Room
Funders and Ideas Oct 30, 2018 12:30 PM We will provide a light lunch, following which we will give you an overview of the types of funders and schemes suited to your particular subject areas. We will...
Survey and Questionnaire Design Oct 31, 2018 10:00 AM The aim of this session is to provide practical advice and guidance on designing surveys and questionnaires. The session is intended to help participants ask th...
Managing Research Projects Oct 31, 2018 10:00 AM Gives an overview of post award processes from receipt of an externally funded research award through to account set up and ultimately account closure; SAP tool...
Project Design and Budget Oct 31, 2018 10:00 AM In this session we will focus on the groundwork that needs to be laid before you begin writing your proposal. We will cover some of the key techniques and compo...
Introduction to Version Control Oct 31, 2018 01:00 PM This course will introduce users to a version-control system called ‘Git’. If you have ever overwritten valuable work or wanted to collaborate with other r...
Access - Build a Database Oct 31, 2018 01:30 PM It’s a hands-on practical course which will give you the skills you need to build a simple Access database. You will also gain an understanding of the theory...
Mapping data with Google Fusion Tables Oct 31, 2018 02:00 PM Learn how to map your research data and make your work stand out. In this practical session, we will be using Google Fusion Tables to create interactive maps an...
Writing the proposal Oct 31, 2018 02:00 PM This workshop will focus on developing and articulating a research concept within a funding proposal – a structural approach to proposal writing that can help...
Mapping Data with Google Fusion Tables Oct 31, 2018 02:00 PM Learn how to map your research data and make your work stand out. TBC
Guided IT Learning Session Nov 01, 2018 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 ...
Advanced literature searching Nov 01, 2018 10:00 AM This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases. This session would be useful...
Transferring to a Non-Academic Career Nov 01, 2018 02:00 PM On Completion of this Seminar, Participants should have: Explored the differences between employer’s expectations in the academic sector and non-academic ...
Coping With Stress Nov 02, 2018 10:00 AM Delegates will learn to: be able to define stress in their own words, as it applies to everyday contexts; have reflected on their experience of stress; hav...

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