Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
NVivo11 Support Drop-in Session Jan 22, 2020 10:00 AM This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. Participants need to bring their own data & specific questions about NVi...
Linux Introduction Jan 22, 2020 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 ...
Leadership in Research and Other Work Settings Jan 22, 2020 02:00 PM Leadership is an essential element of our experience of research and work. As a postgraduate researcher you may aspire to a leadership role in your future care...
Guided IT Learning Session Jan 24, 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 Jan 27, 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 ...
Analyse your data with Excel Pivot Tables Jan 29, 2020 01:30 PM 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 ...
Assertiveness Jan 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...
Linear Regression 2 A Practical Guide Jan 31, 2020 10:00 AM The second session on regression will look at using regression models in practice and address some of the common issues that arise. The use of dummy variable...
RefWorks Jan 31, 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...
Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences Feb 03, 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is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on...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 Feb 04, 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...
Using Photographs and Photography in Your Research Feb 04, 2020 02:00 PM This workshop explores the ethics, methodology and practicalities of using photographic methods in research. It is aimed at researchers who currently use or are...
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Feb 05, 2020 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...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Feb 05, 2020 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...
Writing Effective CVs Cover Letters and Job Applications Feb 05, 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 for ...
Systematic Searching for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Feb 06, 2020 02:00 PM This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases. This session would be use...
Anatomy of a UKRI Responsive Mode Application Feb 11, 2020 10:00 AM Delegates will run through a full proposal, annotating and discussing each key section, and clarifying how everything joins up and what goes where.
Peer Review Feb 11, 2020 02:00 PM This session will look at the processes used to access and make decisions on funding applications. It will give participants insights into peer review, an under...
How to Succeed at Employment Interviews Feb 12, 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...
Learn to Program via Python Feb 13, 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...

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