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
Developing products and services Mar 21, 2019 09:00 AM Designing Products and Services aims to provide people who are considering getting involved in translating scientific research into products and services with a...
Scientific Python for Programmers Mar 21, 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...
Basic Lucre Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Managing your research data how to organise, store and share your research findings Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM This course is for researchers and research support staff who want to learn more about developing good data management practices, data management planning, d...
Figshare Mar 25, 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...
Introduction to Version Control Mar 26, 2019 01:00 PM 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 Mar 27, 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 ...
Business planning and pitching Mar 28, 2019 09:00 AM Business Planning and Pitching aims to provide delegates with the insights and tools required to prepare a compelling business plan that a business team can uni...
Guided IT Learning Session Mar 29, 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 ...
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Apr 01, 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 Apr 02, 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...
Writing Effective CVs, Cover Letters & Job Applications Apr 02, 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...
Finance and fund raising Apr 03, 2019 09:00 AM Finance and Fund Raising will provide delegates with an understanding of how to raise finance for a start-up business or SME and arm them with the insights and ...
High Performance Computing at Leicester Apr 03, 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...
Linux Introduction Apr 09, 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 Practice non NHS Apr 10, 2019 10:00 AM To be able to sign-off ethics applications on undergraduate and Master's programmes, attendance at this session on research ethics is mandatory. It will provide...
How to Succeed at Employment Interviews (webinar) Apr 10, 2019 02:00 PM Delegates will learn to: have developed three assertiveness techniques; be able to handle confrontations more easily and satisfactorily; be able to demonstra...
Developing meaningful partnerships with business Apr 11, 2019 09:00 AM Developing Meaningful Partnerships with Industry will provide delegates with an understanding of how corporations and SMEs would like to work with universities,...
Guided IT Learning Session Apr 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 ...
Advanced Lucre Apr 12, 2019 10:00 AM This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs.

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