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
Word 2013 - Long Document Essentials Oct 23, 2017 02:30 AM The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Guided IT Learning Session Oct 23, 2017 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 ...
SPSS: Data Management and Introduction Oct 23, 2017 01:00 PM Introduction to different types of data, sensible data collection, how to enter data into SPSS and basic data management.
SPSS: Describing and Exploring Data Oct 25, 2017 10:00 AM 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...
PhD Students: Introduction to the Library Oct 25, 2017 10:00 AM Are you new to the University of Leicester library? If you would like to find out more about the Library and the dedicated support we can provide for researc... Charles Wilson Building, 2BPA
PhD Students: Introduction to Reference Management Oct 25, 2017 10:30 AM Bibliographic software allows you to create databases of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as y... Charles Wilson Building - 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe
PhD Students: Introduction to Research Data Management Oct 25, 2017 11:00 AM What would you do if you lost your research data?! Get organised from the start: Reduce risk anxiety and make your life easier! This 30 minute session will int... Charles Wilson Building, 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe
Introduction to OSCOLA referencing for law Oct 25, 2017 03:00 PM Central workshop provided by the Library, with Jackie Hanes KE LT3, Ground floor, Ken Edwards Building
Access 2013 - Build a Database Oct 26, 2017 01:30 PM It’s a hands-on practical course which will give you the skills you need to build a simple Access database. You will also gain an understanding of the theory...
Impact Case Study Writing Workshop Oct 27, 2017 02:00 PM This two-and-a-half hour session is designed to support academic staff who are writing draft impact case studies for REF2021. Participants will gain an understa...
Excel 2013 - Take Time to Learn Oct 30, 2017 01:30 AM You will use online learning materials and handouts with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you....
PhD Students: EndNote Nov 02, 2017 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 ... Library IT Room 2
Reflect: Beyond the basics Nov 02, 2017 12:00 PM In this short course you will have the opportunity to explore Reflect lecture capture in more detail and learn different ways to manage and manipulate your reco...
PhD Students: RefWorks Nov 03, 2017 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... Library IT Room 2
PhD Students & Staff: Advanced Literature Searching Nov 06, 2017 10:00 AM This session looks at the advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases. TBC
How to do Harvard referencing Nov 06, 2017 01:00 PM Central workshop provided by the Library, with Andrew Dunn room tbc
Guided IT Learning Session Nov 07, 2017 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 ...
Interviewing Skills for Researchers Nov 08, 2017 10:00 AM This session is a practical course in planning and conducting one to one non-structured interviews for research. Emphasis is on practical issues rather than the...
Word 2013 - Long Documents Additional Features Nov 08, 2017 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.
Systematic Reviews Nov 09, 2017 10:00 AM A systematic review is a type of literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on a specific research question. This requires a...

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