Skills and Career Development Events Diary

Use the Diary to find up-and-coming skills and career development events for research students and to book your place.
Title Start Date Description Location
Guided IT Learning Session Sep 27, 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 ...
Good Practice in Distance Learning Supervision Sep 27, 2019 10:00 AM This session will help you understand the basic principles of costing research projects.
Supervising Research Degree Candidates Oct 02, 2019 02:00 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...
Altmetrics Tracking engagement beyond citations Oct 02, 2019 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...
Basic Lucre Oct 08, 2019 10:00 AM This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Oct 09, 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...
Linux Introduction Oct 10, 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 ...
Research Ethics in Practise Oct 16, 2019 02:00 PM To be able to sign-off ethics applications on undergraduate and Master's programmes, and/or to sit on one of the ethics committees, attendance at this session o...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Oct 17, 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...
Learn to Program via Python Oct 18, 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...
Analyse your data with Excel Pivot Tables Oct 21, 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 ...
Advanced Lucre Oct 22, 2019 10:00 AM This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills Oct 22, 2019 02:00 PM Delegates will learn to: unpack the key transferable skills for post PhD employment; be aware of the transferable skills they require; be aware of the tran...
Basic Stats Course Oct 23, 2019 10:00 AM This course introduces students to statistical concepts and analysis. It starts by looking at how we differentiate between different types of numbers, and their...
GDPR and research data management what does it mean for you Oct 23, 2019 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...
Scientific Python for Programmers Oct 25, 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...
EndNote Oct 29, 2019 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 inp...
Transferring to a non-Academic Career Oct 29, 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 ...
Funders and Ideas Oct 30, 2019 09:00 AM We will give you an overview of the types of funders and schemes suited to your particular subject areas. We will cover how to choose the most appropriate schem...
Coping with Stress Oct 30, 2019 01:30 PM 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; ...

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