Past Events

Events which have already happened.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Interviewing Skills Training (online taught) May 05, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide participants with an insight as to how to conduct an interview fairly using best practice techniques and limit the effects of unconscious bias during the selection process. It provides the opportunity to design an interview process and then practice questioning techniques in a safe, constructive and enjoyable environment. You will get the chance to practice conducting an interview remotely by Teams, an understanding of the challenges that interviewing remotely can create and information and guidance about how to overcome these from experienced recruitment practitioners.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations May 04, 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.
Choosing Where To Publish May 04, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
A lot of time and energy can be saved by choosing the most appropriate route through which to publish your research. In this session we will share and discuss common practices in journal and book publishing, look at alternative publication channels and introduce methods to select and evaluate publication options.
Manage your Team Collaboration Space Apr 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 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.
CLEAPSS - Health and Safety for Science Technicians Apr 27, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
This one-day course has been developed to provide an introduction to health and safety for science laboratory technicians from schools and colleges.
Part 2 - Team Collaboration Space - Collaborate on documents from Apr 26, 2021 02:00 PM to May 26, 2021 03:30 PM 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 Apr 26, 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.
Open Research: Open Publishing Apr 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
This course is for researchers who are interested in learning more about the practice of applying open research principles
Recruiting at The University of Leicester (online taught) Apr 21, 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.
CLEAPSS: Microscope Maintenance Apr 21, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM EducationCPD+, University of Leicester,
This course is designed for the school technician with little knowledge or experience of servicing school microscopes.

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