Skills and Career Development Events Diary

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Title Start Date Description Location
High Performance Computing at Leicester Nov 22, 2017 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...
Introduction to OSCOLA referencing for law Nov 22, 2017 03:00 PM Central workshop provided by the Library, with Jackie Hanes CW 403 Rutland/CW 404 Gartree, 4th floor, Charles Wilson
Blackboard Introduction Nov 23, 2017 10:00 AM This short session gives you a hands-on introduction to the features of Blackboard - the University's virtual learning environment (VLE). You will get the back...
Research Data Management Nov 27, 2017 10:00 AM Good research data management is an essential component of research practice. Research data should be effectively stored, preserved and where feasible, shared/p...
PhD Students: Copyright and your thesis Dec 04, 2017 10:00 AM This session will introduce the copyright issues that apply to your thesis and help you navigate the path to submission. Brookfield Seminar Room 0.27
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Dec 06, 2017 09:30 AM Introduces the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data and viewing it in diffe...
Guided IT Learning Session Dec 06, 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 ...
Legal database certification session: Westlaw UK certification Dec 06, 2017 03:00 PM Central workshop provided by the Library, with Jackie Hanes BEN F75b, 1st floor Geography Dept, Bennett
PhD students: Advanced EndNote Dec 08, 2017 10:00 AM This session is designed to introduce you to the advanced EndNote features, such as editing styles and EndNote Web, and discuss issues around your use of EndNot... David Wilson Library IT Room 2
Essential Media Skills for Researchers Dec 08, 2017 10:00 AM Effectively communicating research outputs to the public and to key stakeholders through the media is a valuable tool for achieving societal and economic impact...
Introduction to research data management in science and engineering Dec 08, 2017 10:00 AM Good research data management is an essential component of research practice. Research data should be effectively stored, preserved and where feasible, shared/p...
Achieving policy impact with research Dec 11, 2017 11:30 AM This session is designed for any researcher wishing to engage with policy makers, politicians and influencers in the UK. Vanessa will explore and discuss the us...
Graphical Presentation of Data in R (Part One) Dec 11, 2017 12:00 PM R is a software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Thanks to contributions from R developers, R has become an outstanding tool with rich and...
Using Photographs and Photography in Your Research Dec 12, 2017 09:30 AM This workshop explores the ethics, methodology and practicalities of using photographic methods in research. It is aimed at researchers who currently use or are...
PhD Students: Advanced EndNote Dec 12, 2017 10:00 AM This session will enable you to edit your own reference styles, and explore the advanced features of EndNote. You must already be using EndNote to attend this s... Library IT Room 2
Graphical Presentation of Data in R (Part Two) Dec 15, 2017 12:00 PM R is a software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Thanks to contributions from R developers, R has become an outstanding tool with rich and nu...
Guided IT Learning Session Dec 20, 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 ...
Basic Statistics with R (Part One) Jan 08, 2018 12:00 PM This session will explore basic statistical concepts using the R software environment. The course will cover exploratory data analysis, statistical distribution...
Basic Statistics with R (Part Two) Jan 10, 2018 12:00 PM This session will explore basic statistical concepts using the R software environment. The course will cover exploratory data analysis, statistical distribut...
Guided IT Learning Session Jan 11, 2018 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 ...

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