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Radiation Safety Training Sep 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This course covers two main areas, the awareness of the safety problem and the legal framework. Firstly the awareness of the safety problem which includes the external hazards of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-ray emitters, internal radiation hazards and basic protection principles as well as radiation effects on the body and the risks. Secondly we discuss the legal framework such as the basic requirements of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. This part of the session also covers the position of the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive, as well as the main points of the University of Leicester Radiation Protection Rules.
Our next full SCAN course has been postponed due to uncertainties raised by COVID-19. All going according to plan we should be holding a full 5 day SCAN course in the autumn of 2020, and if so the dates will be posted here from Oct 05, 2020 09:00 AM to Oct 09, 2021 02:00 PM George Davies Centre,
SCAN (Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry Version 2.1) is a set of instruments and manuals aimed at assessing, measuring and classifying psychopathology and behaviour associated with the major psychiatric disorders in adult life. It can be used for clinical, research and training purposes and was developed within the framework of the World Health Organization.
Chemical Hazards and COSHH Oct 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, that is intended for anyone who has to carry out chemical hazard risk assessments under COSHH, or that works with hazardous chemicals and wants to know more about COSHH.
Good Practice in Research Data and Records Management Oct 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online,
This session will provide guidance on how to collect, manage, store, and publish and share research data, ensuring compliance.
Research Data Management Planning Oct 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online,
This course is for researchers and research support staff who may be required to write or review a data management plan (DMP)
Coping With Uncertainty Oct 20, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online,
Designed to explore the role of uncertainty in our lives.
Assertiveness Oct 22, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online,
Delegates will learn to developed three assertiveness techniques.
Endnote Oct 27, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online,
This session allows you to use EndNote to start creating a database of references.
Refworks Oct 29, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online,
This session allows you to use RefWorks to start creating a database of references.
Part 2: Practical Skills for Managing Performance, Conduct and Conflict at Work (Practical workshop) Nov 02, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
This two part course is aimed at any member of staff who has team management responsibility (unless it has been identified and agreed as part of PDD development that it would be beneficial for you to attend this course). The course gives an overview of the University’s Ordinances, Policies and Procedures and your role and responsibilities and those of HR, as well as providing an opportunity for you to explore and practice practical approaches and techniques when managing conduct, conflict and performance issues that may arise with your staff. The course will look at both informal options for resolving issues, as well as the need to escalate to formal processes using relevant University Ordinances. Delegates are required to complete Part 1 on Blackboard, before attending Part 2, a practical workshop which will give you the opportunity to develop and practice key skills in a supportive learning environment. Part 2 of the course (the practical workshop) is available in two versions, one aimed at Academic and Research staff, the other aimed at Professional services and Corporate services staff. We invite you to attend the course version that you believe most accurately describes the type of work you and your team are involved in.
CLEAPSS: Supporting Safe Practical Microbiology Nov 03, 2020 from 09:15 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections Nov 05, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Departmental Safety Inspections are an important part of the University’s health and safety arrangements. This course looks at the role of these inspections and their contribution to the safety, health and welfare of University staff, students and visitors and instructs inspectors on inspection methods, reporting procedures and remedial actions.
CLEAPSS: Health and Safety update for science teachers Nov 10, 2020 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
On this one-day course you’ll learn about health and safety legislation as it relates to school science laboratories. It also covers the requirements and duties of science teachers and their employers.
An Introduction to Eploy Nov 10, 2020 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
This course will provide an introduction to using Eploy, our in-house recruitment system. Eploy is a complete E-recruitment system and will support you throughout the entire journey from raising a vacancy requisition to making an offer.
Student Records System - Marks Entry Nov 10, 2020 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
This course is for anyone who will be entering marks into the student record system. You will learn how to use Business Objects reports to check the student, module and marks data in SITS.
Primary Science Coordinators Network Meeting from Nov 10, 2020 04:00 PM to May 13, 2021 06:00 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
Education CPD+ is offering Primary Science Coordinators a valuable opportunity to attend a series of network meetings across the 2020/21 academic year.
Genetic Modification: Regulations and Risk Assessment Nov 11, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office, intended for staff who are new to genetic modification (GM) work.
Manual Handling Training Nov 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This is a short course for University staff which includes practical exercises and group participation. The course provides practical knowledge of the principles of safer handling, enabling staff to move objects safely, avoid injury and be able to carry out basic manual handling risk assessments.
Risk Assessment Training Nov 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office. This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirements for risk assessments and risk assessment procedures, and the 'Practice' aspect covers examples of risk assessments and assessment strategy.
CLEAPSS: Making Science Fun, Safe and Memorable Nov 18, 2020 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
This practical one day course will ensure that primary school staff are confident to deliver fun, exciting, and safe practical work to primary aged children.

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