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Commissioning the Arts for Public Engagement and Impact Jul 07, 2020 from 03:30 PM to 04:45 PM
Online event of short presentations and a panel Q&A on how the arts can be used for research impact.
Chemical Hazards and COSHH Jul 08, 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.
NVivo Drop In Sessions with Dr Reka Plugor Jul 09, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. We have scheduled one-per-person half an hour slots on Thursday 9 July, Thursday 23 July, Thursday 20 August from 10.00am-1.00pm for you to speak to Reka via Blackboard and discuss any concerns, questions or ideas on use NVivo on your research data.
How to Succeed at Employment Interviews Jul 14, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Session to demonstrate and discuss how researchers can succeed at employment interviews.
Genetic Modification: Regulations and Risk Assessment Jul 15, 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 Jul 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.
Working with Emotional Intelligence Jul 16, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The webinar deconstructs the elements of Emotional Intelligence, enabling participants to explore these elements.
NVivo Drop In Sessions with Dr Reka Plugor Jul 23, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. We have scheduled one-per-person half an hour slots on Thursday 9 July, Thursday 23 July, Thursday 20 August from 10.00am-1.00pm for you to speak to Reka via Blackboard and discuss any concerns, questions or ideas on use NVivo on your research data.
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections Aug 06, 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.
Risk Assessment Training Aug 18, 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.
An Introduction to Eploy Aug 20, 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.
NVivo Drop In Sessions with Dr Reka Plugor Aug 20, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. We have scheduled one-per-person half an hour slots on Thursday 9 July, Thursday 23 July, Thursday 20 August from 10.00am-1.00pm for you to speak to Reka via Blackboard and discuss any concerns, questions or ideas on use NVivo on your research data.
Introduction to Procurement Sep 02, 2020 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 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.
Departmental Safety Officers Training - Core Sep 09, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The course is intended to equip Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) with information that will help them to assist with the organisation of health and safety within their departments and to advise colleagues. This is for both newly appointed, and existing DSOs, who have not previously attended.
Part 2: Practical Skills for Managing Performance, Conduct and Conflict at Work (Practical workshop) Sep 16, 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.
Manual Handling Training Sep 18, 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.
Part 2: Practical Skills for Managing Performance, Conduct and Conflict at Work (Practical workshop) Sep 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 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.
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.

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