Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
Examining Research Degree Theses Feb 18, 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...
Learn to Program in Python Feb 19, 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...
Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills (webinar) Feb 19, 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 transf...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials Feb 21, 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 Feb 26, 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 ...
Analysis of Variance using R Feb 27, 2019 01:00 PM This session will extend the basic statistical concepts of hypothesis testing to more complex experimental settings. It will cover basics of experimental design...
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Feb 27, 2019 01:30 PM 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...
Basic stats Exploratory analysis and introduction to sampling distributions Mar 06, 2019 10:00 AM The course will provide a basic overview of some widely used statistics principles. A gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a variet...
Challenge Led Research Mar 06, 2019 02:00 PM Delegates will learn what challenge-led research is, how you can get funding for it (including GCRF and ISCF), and institutional support and strategies.
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Mar 07, 2019 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. After a dem...
Basic stats Methodology of hypothesis testing Mar 07, 2019 01:00 PM This course is a gentle introduction to some key statistics principles using a variety of examples. Hypothesis testing: Based on examples the following will be ...
Basic stats Basic types of test and study design Mar 08, 2019 10:00 AM This course is a gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a variety of examples. It will help you answer what kind of tests are approp...
Guided IT Learning Session Mar 11, 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 ...
SPSS Data management and introduction Mar 12, 2019 10:00 AM Introduction to different types of data, sensible data collection, how to enter data into SPSS and basic data management.
Learn to Program in Python Mar 12, 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 Mar 13, 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 ...
Linear Regression Model using R Mar 13, 2019 01:00 PM This session will extend the basic statistical concepts of hypothesis testing to more complex modelling scenarios encountered in many datasets. It will begin wi...
Anatomy of a UKRI Responsive Mode Application Mar 13, 2019 02:00 PM Delegates will run through a full proposal, annotating and discussing each key section, and clarifying how everything joins up and what goes where.
SPSS Describing and exploring data Mar 14, 2019 01:00 PM Participants will use SPSS to describe data using basic statistics such as mean, standard deviation, median and percentiles, and learn how to present their find...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials Mar 18, 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 ...

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