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Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills Oct 22, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Delegates will learn to: unpack the key transferable skills for post PhD employment; be aware of the transferable skills they require; be aware of the transferable skills they possess; have had an opportunity to explore their employment strengths and areas for development; have developed their ability to communicate what they can do for an employer, and how well they do it
Board of Examiner Chair Training Oct 23, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
This training session engages potential Chairs of Boards of Examiners with the role and responsibilities of the Chair, the regulatory framework which governs the operation of Boards of Examiners, and the other key roles within the assessment and award process. Completion of this training is a requirement for all non-Heads of Department who wish to be able to act as a Chair of a Board of Examiners.
Working Together Oct 24, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
To provide a better understanding of good employment practice when managing performance, dealing with conduct issues and managing conflict. Provide guidance on ‘courageous conversations’ and early intervention to address issues informally. Provide an overview of the key HR policies and ensure consistency in application across the organisation and an understanding of roles and responsibilities. Enhancing skills needed for effective people management
Word - Long Documents Additional Features Oct 25, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents.
Fire Safety Awareness Oct 25, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This useful course for all staff will enable you to deal with fire prevention and emergency situations. safety induction training.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Oct 25, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.
Mutation and selection in bacteria: modelling and calibration Oct 25, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM MAB 119,
Professor Michael Tretyakov, University of Nottingham
Introduction to Procurement Oct 26, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Explains the University’s procurement strategy, what it spends its money on, who is involved in the University’s procurement (including Category Managers) and the University procurement rules and EU procurement law, as well as running through the practicalities of running a procurement process.
PhD Students: Introduction to EndNote Oct 26, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM IT Room 1 - David Wilson Library,
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 citations as you write.
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview Oct 26, 2018 from 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM
This session provides an overview of the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) Experiential Route for gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
Examining Research Degree Theses Oct 26, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Together with the Director of the Doctoral College, you will explore the main issues to be considered at the three different stages involved in examining a doctoral thesis – preparing for the viva, during the viva and after the viva. The session takes you through the process of assessing a research degree; the role of the internal and external examiners; the structure and content of the viva itself, as well as Leicester regulations and the possible outcomes.
2018 Brixworth Lecture. Michael Wood: King Æthelstan and the Making of England Oct 27, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
2018 Brixworth Lecture. Michael Wood: King Æthelstan and the Making of England Oct 27, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Excel - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Oct 29, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
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 different ways.
PhD Students: Introduction to RefWorks Oct 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM TBC,
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 citations as you write.
Advanced EndNote Oct 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This session will enable you to edit your own reference styles, and explore the advanced features of EndNote. You must already know how to use EndNote to attend this session. Delegates will learn to: Practice editing an output style. Set-up an EndNote online account and link it to your EndNote desktop library. Set-up Endnote Preferences and use their related features. Discuss issues relevant to your use of EndNote.
RefWorks Oct 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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 citations as you write. Delegates will learn to: Create a RefWorks account. Set-up the Word toolbar, for use on and off campus. Practice importing references from a bibliographic database and from the library catalogue. Create a bibliography in Word, using the Write'N'Cite toolbar. Create an independent bibliography from within RefWorks.
Free Film Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Oct 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM Library Digital Reading Room,
Bring your lunch down for a free film screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. Tuesday 30th October, from 12:00 at the David Wilson Library Digital Reading Room (film starts 12:30).
Formative Assessment in Science for Primary Teachers Oct 30, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM 2 University Road, LE1 7RF,
This session will support teachers in their use of formative assessment during science lessons.
Conversations with Purpose (Workshop Session) Oct 31, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
A three hour bookable workshop session that gives an overview of challenging conversations, shows the benefits of handling challenging conversations and gives you tools and techniques to use when having challenging conversations. This course will require some pre-work.

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