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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.
Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop Oct 13, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
To develop managers’ understanding of their role in supporting staff to achieve a positive work life balance, by outlining the main provisions of key family friendly policies offered by the University. The workshop will cover Flexible Working, Special Leave, Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave, plus Career Breaks.
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,
Grant Writing Programme: Funders and Ideas Nov 03, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Online,
This session will give you an overview of the types of funders and schemes suited to your particular subject areas.
Building Resilience Nov 03, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online,
This workshop will discuss practical ways to deal with such challenges and soft skills that can help you keep the flame of your scientific curiosity burning bright through such hardship.
Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences Nov 03, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
A systematic review is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review.
Coping With Stress Nov 03, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online,
Looks at the sources of stress faced by researchers.
Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop Nov 05, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
To develop managers’ understanding of their role in supporting staff to achieve a positive work life balance, by outlining the main provisions of key family friendly policies offered by the University. The workshop will cover Flexible Working, Special Leave, Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave, plus Career Breaks.
Systematic Searching for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Nov 05, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online,
This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases.
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.

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