Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
My Workspace - add and maintain content - for Local Publishers Feb 19, 2018 10:00 AM You must be a Local Publisher in Corporate Services to attend this course. This course will familiarise you with the MyWorkspace intranet environment and hel...
PGRs - Finding images for research Feb 19, 2018 10:00 AM Images and visual sources are increasingly important for many fields of research. This session will introduce you to effective methods for finding images. We wi...
Fast Track Your Impact Feb 21, 2018 09:00 AM Fast track the impact of your research This session will give you everything you need to generate real-world impacts from your research. You will leave wi...
Small group workshops in advanced data management and analysis using NVivo 11 Feb 21, 2018 09:30 AM The aim of these workshops is to provide guidance on how to deal with more advanced issues arising when using NVivo11. This workshop is for researchers who have...
Word 2013 - Long Documents Additional Features Feb 21, 2018 01:30 PM Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents.
The Digital Academic Feb 21, 2018 01:45 PM The Digital Academic: how to move from a passive digital footprint to active engagement and impact without risking your time or reputation Whether you are a ...
Working with Policy Makers Feb 21, 2018 03:45 PM Working with policy-makers: a relational approach Learn how to get your research into policy, wherever you work in the world, by building trust, working with...
Guided IT Learning Session Feb 22, 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 ...
Excel 2013 - Take Time to Learn Feb 22, 2018 01:30 PM You will use online learning materials and handouts with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you....
Systematic Reviews Feb 23, 2018 10:00 AM A systematic review is a type of literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on a specific research question. This requires a...
Speed Reading Feb 26, 2018 01:30 AM How many hours a week do you spend reading? When did you last learn a new technique to improve your reading? What could you do with the extra time if you doub...
Speed Reading Feb 26, 2018 09:30 AM How many hours a week do you spend reading? When did you last learn a new technique to improve your reading? What could you do with the extra time if you doub...
Flipped Classroom Teaching Feb 26, 2018 02:00 PM This session is designed to provide an insight into flipped classroom teaching from a student and staff perspective. You will be provided with an opportunity to...
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Feb 27, 2018 01:30 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 diffe...
PGRs: Open Access - What you need to know Feb 28, 2018 10:00 AM This session will introduce you to the options for making your publications open access, and discuss the many benefits for researchers, not least maximising you...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Feb 28, 2018 01:00 PM An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific infor...
My Workspace - web editing - for Content Editors Mar 01, 2018 10:00 AM You must be a Content Editor in Corporate Services to attend this course. This course will familiarise you with the MyWorkspace intranet environment and help y...
Plotting Your Proposal The Dark Art Mar 01, 2018 01:00 PM This session, facilitated by Research Development Managers, Stephen Ison and Alan Ashton-Smith, will focus on developing and articulating your research concept...
My Workspace - add and maintain content - for Local Publishers Mar 02, 2018 10:00 AM You must be a Local Publisher in Corporate Services to attend this course. This course will familiarise you with the MyWorkspace intranet environment and hel...
Communicating Your Research With Comics Mar 02, 2018 10:00 AM There is a long tradition of communicating difficult ideas as a combination of text and images. This session will look at using the principles behind comic stri...

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