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Effective Contract Management May 07, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Explains the importance of effective contract management and what it looks like; its numerous elements, including knowing the contract conditions/deliverables, relationship management, service delivery management, risk management, change control, handling disputes, and exiting the contract.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations May 10, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
Altmetrics: Tracking Engagement Beyond Citations May 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
Altmetrics are a growing phenomenon in the world of academic publishing. Acknowledgements from sources including news and social media, policy and patents, videos, Wikipedia and teaching syllabi can help identify where potential research impact has occurred and/or the citation potential of early career research.
Part 2 - Team Collaboration Space - Collaborate on documents May 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on scenario based practical course for those already familiar with channels. You will explore different ways to collaborate on documents.
CLEAPSS: Don't Buy it, Make it! May 12, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM EDCPD+, University of Leicester,
This course provides details and straightforward instructions for you to produce a variety of science equipment at a fraction of the cost of buying them.
Good Practice in Research Data and Records Management May 12, 2021 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.
Hiring through Unitemps (online taught) May 12, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities, best practice and the correct process surrounding recruiting via the Unitemps Office.
Guided IT Learning Session May 12, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
Open Research: An Introduction May 13, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
Open Research is a set of principles and practices whose aim is to make the outputs of research freely accessible and usable, thereby to maximise the possibility of public benefit. Open research is relevant to all researchers and all disciplines and it includes sharing a variety of research outputs, for example, research protocols, methodology, code, data, and publications, as early as possible in the research process, in a way that enables access and reuse by others.
Figshare for Research Data Sharing May 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
This hands-on training workshop is for researchers who want to share their research data outputs in the newly launched University of Leicester Figshare-powered digital data archive. Delegates will learn Selecting data for deposit into Figshare. Editing your profile in Figshare, Adding and uploading an item to Figshare. Options for access restrictions and embargos in Figshare. Assigning a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to your research data, Awareness of metrics for your research data outputs.
Part 2 - Team Collaboration Space - Collaborate on documents May 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on scenario based practical course for those already familiar with channels. You will explore different ways to collaborate on documents.
Open Research: Managing Research Profiles May 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
Open Research is a set of principles and practices whose aim is to make the outputs of research freely accessible and usable, thereby to maximise the possibility of public benefit. Being aware of Persistent identifiers (PIDs) and managing your research profile can have numerous benefits for you as a researcher, your institution and funders: disambiguate publication attribution, make individual achievement more visible; tracking the impact of your research outputs; meeting the requirements of funders and publishers. In an evolving Open research environment, PIDs play an important part in creating reliable links between people, places and things.
Manage your Team Collaboration Space May 19, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on practical course for those already familiar with channels, conversations and collaborating on documents. You will find out what responsibilities you have as an owner, and how to make the most of your Team Collaboration Space.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations May 19, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
Open Research: Open Data May 21, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
Open Research is a set of principles and practices whose aim is to make the outputs of research freely accessible and usable, thereby to maximise the possibility of public benefit. Open data is relevant to all researchers and all disciplines and it includes sharing a variety of research data outputs as early as possible in the research process, in a way that enables access and reuse by others.
Part 2 - Team Collaboration Space - Collaborate on documents May 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on scenario based practical course for those already familiar with channels. You will explore different ways to collaborate on documents.
Guided IT Learning Session May 24, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
Format documents for accessibility May 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM Team meeting,
Accessible documents can be read and understood by a wide audience. Published PDFs, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets can inadvertently create barriers for disabled readers or those who use assistive technologies such as screen readers. During this course you will explore practical ways to format your documents using built in features which aid accessibility. You will gain an understanding of how assistive technologies interact with these features.
Endnote May 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
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. Please note EndNote is only available on University owned computers.
Recruiting at The University of Leicester (online taught) May 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for all members of staff that are likely to be involved in the recruitment process at the University. For individuals new to the recruitment process, there is a further interview skills workshop available that will provide practical experience of how to design interview questions and manage an interview and selection process. This is optional for individuals that already have significant experience of recruiting staff.

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