Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
Finding Grey Literature May 23, 2019 10:00 AM Having trouble finding publications and information that you know are out there? Are you doing a literature review that needs to include ‘grey literature’? ...
Transferring to a Non-Academic Career May 23, 2019 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 s...
Scientific Python for Programmers May 28, 2019 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...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials May 29, 2019 01:30 PM This course will show you how to use essential time saving features when creating a long document such as a report or thesis. You will save time by making use ...
Advanced EndNote May 30, 2019 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...
Learn to Program via Python May 30, 2019 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...
Guided IT Learning Session May 31, 2019 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 ...
Figshare Jun 01, 2019 02:00 PM 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 Leicest...
Analyse your data with Excel Pivot Tables Jun 05, 2019 09:30 AM This course will introduce you to the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data ...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Jun 05, 2019 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. After a dem...
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Jun 07, 2019 09:30 AM This course allows you to take time away from your desk to learn at your own pace. You will use online learning materials and hand-outs with exercises to improv...
Guided IT Learning Session Jun 10, 2019 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 ...
Supervising Research Degree Candidates Jun 10, 2019 01:00 PM The session is for those new to supervision, as well as for those who are experienced PhD supervisors, but are new to Leicester. It will explore the current lan...
Writing Effective CVs, Cover Letters & Job Applications (webinar) Jun 12, 2019 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 for pu...
Introduction to Version Control Jun 13, 2019 09:00 AM 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...
Linux Introduction Jun 13, 2019 01:00 PM The course will provide users with an Introduction to the Linux operating system. In particular we will focus on use of Linux from the command line. No prior ...
Examining Research Degree Theses Jun 17, 2019 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...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials Jun 18, 2019 10:00 AM This course will show you how to use essential time saving features when creating a long document such as a report or thesis. You will save time by making use ...
Guided IT Learning Session Jun 19, 2019 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 ...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Jun 20, 2019 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...

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