Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
Coping with Stress Apr 02, 2020 02:00 PM Looks at the sources of stress faced by researchers. You will be introduced to some tools and techniques that you can use to prevent stress, mediate its impact,...
Figshare for Research Data Sharing Apr 06, 2020 10:00 AM This hands-on training workshop is for PhD students and researchers who want to share their research data outputs in the newly launched University of Leicester ...
How To Spot a Predatory Publisher Apr 07, 2020 10:00 AM This course is for PhD students and researchers who are interested in publishing their academic research in authoritative publishing venues. Predatory publis...
Coping with Uncertainty Apr 07, 2020 02:00 PM Designed to explore the role of uncertainty in our lives. We will then goes onto identify what we can and cannot control, and how we can best address both of t...
Altmetrics: Tracking engagement beyond citations Apr 16, 2020 02:30 PM This session is for PhD students and researchers wanting to discover kind of attention academic research can have in places beyond academic citations. Altmet...
GDPR & research data management: what does it mean for you? Apr 21, 2020 10:30 AM The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) strengthens the rights for data subjects and requires those gathering data to be clear and transparent about why a...
Writing Effective CVs Cover Letters and Job Applications Apr 22, 2020 02:00 PM Delegates will learn to: have a clear vision of how their CV should look; understand the principles of making an effective job application, that is fit f...
Guided IT Learning Session Apr 23, 2020 01:00 PM Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and...
Scientific Python for Programmers Apr 24, 2020 01:00 PM This course will introduce a variety of topics detailing how Python can be used at an advanced level in research settings. Python is a general programming lang...
How to Succeed at Employment Interviews Apr 28, 2020 02:00 PM Delegates will learn to: know what an employer wants from an employment interview; have a plan for how to prepare for an employment interview; have develop...
Assertiveness Apr 30, 2020 01:30 PM Delegates will learn to: have developed three assertiveness techniques; be able to handle confrontations more easily and satisfactorily; be able to demonst...
Guided IT Learning Session May 04, 2020 09:30 AM Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and...
EndNote May 05, 2020 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 ...
RefWorks May 07, 2020 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...
Managing Research Projects May 13, 2020 09:00 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...
Communication in Research and Other Work Contexts May 13, 2020 02:00 PM At work, be it research or other context, there are a wide range of communications. Examples include formal and informal, written and oral. For all of these per...
SAP Training for Research Projects May 13, 2020 02:00 PM This session provides hands on SAP training for those involved in the day-to-day post award management of externally funded research accounts.
Learn to Program via Python May 15, 2020 01:00 PM This course will introduce you to how programming works, the basic concepts and how to write your first script. Learning how to program can help you to speed up...
Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences May 19, 2020 10:00 AM A systematic review is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on...
Guided IT Learning Session May 19, 2020 01:00 PM Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and...

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