Past Events

Events which have already happened.
CLEAPSS - Radiation Protection Supervisor Training Feb 26, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
This one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science department. CLEAPSS believe that the RPS should be a member of the teaching staff, often the Head of Physics.
ECR Employability Development Exercise Feb 25, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 05:00 PM Online ,
An opportunity to gain practice and feedback on your job application and interview techniques.
Networking Skills for Researchers Feb 25, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Online ,
Networking is simply engaging with other people in conversations with purpose. This training looks at Networking in terms of its: Communication; Opportunities; Principles; Purposes; Techniques. With a view of both online and face-to-face networking, we will work on: Identifying Networking opportunities; Work through some helpful preparation; Practice networking techniques; Explore effective follow ups, because maintaining those professional relationships is crucial. Delivered by Martin Coffey, and speaking as a definite Introvert – if I can Network then anyone can network.
Research Data Management Planning Feb 25, 2021 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)
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Estate Planning Feb 24, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session on Estate Planning will cover what can potentially affect estate valuation even after an individual has made a will and explores what measures or steps can be taken to counteract such matters.
How to use your research to make a difference Feb 24, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online ,
How can you ensure that your research makes a difference? How can you ensure that it is heard and acted upon by the relevant people? This is an increasingly important skill, both with today’s academic environment, and beyond. A team from the Howard League for Penal Reform will run a masterclass which will focus on translating research findings into materials that can support effective dissemination and, ultimately, research impact.
Grant Writing Support Programme: Supported Writing Retreats Feb 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Online ,
A day long supported writing retreat to give participants space to work on research funding applications.
CLEAPSS: Introduction to Supporting Physics Teaching for Technicians Feb 24, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
This one day practical course is designed for science technicians who are new and/or inexperienced with physics equipment used in schools. The objective of the course is to enable technicians to gain some of the basic skills required to support physics teaching.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Financial Planning Feb 23, 2021 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session, Financial Planning, is independent Information on Savings and Investment Opportunities available to you as part of your pre-retirement planning.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - State Benefits Feb 23, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. This session is about the state benefits available to those above the state pension age, and what needs to be to done to access those benefits. It will focus mainly on the state pension and the associated national insurance contributions needed. It will also touch on other benefits such those for bereavement, winter fuel, and pension credit.
Leadership and Management apprenticeships Feb 23, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Leadership and Management apprenticeships – April/September 2021 cohorts. Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 (11.00am - 12.00pm). Develop your skills and gain recognised qualifications by joining our upcoming 2021 cohorts for the following programmes: Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor ILM, Level 4 Associate Project Manager, or Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager ILM.
Open Research: An Introduction Feb 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.
CLEAPSS - An Introduction to Preparing Solutions & Apparatus Safely for Technicians from Feb 23, 2021 09:00 AM to Mar 23, 2021 04:00 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
This one-day practical course is designed as a first introduction for new and/or inexperienced science technicians.
Staff Apprenticeship Community Feb 22, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 02:45 PM
Staff Apprentice Community, Monday, 22nd February 2021, (2.00pm-2.45pm). As many of us continue to work and learn remotely, this is a chance for current apprentices and line managers to get to know each other, ask questions, discuss challenges, and share knowledge and advice.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Your Pension Schemes and Wellbeing in Retirement Feb 22, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Online - Teams ,
Pre-retirement planning session arranged in 2021. There are four bite sized sessions that you can join via Microsoft Teams. An expert in the topic area hosts each session. Your Pension Schemes session gives you an overview of your University of Leicester occupational pension scheme and how these can best support your retirement plans. The Wellbeing in Retirement session gets you to think about retirement through a personal and wellbeing lens.
Figshare for Research Data Sharing Feb 19, 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.
Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop Feb 16, 2021 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.
PDD Training - Module 3 Setting Effective Priorities (Objectives) Feb 11, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Online - MS Teams ,
This session aims to demystify objective setting, focusing on setting SMART objectives and supporting appraisees to do this with confidence, to ensure meaningful priorities are set for the year ahead. The session will also cover constructive ways to check in on progress of these agreed pieces of work. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
How to Succeed at Employment Interviews Feb 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
This session will enable you to present your academic and transferable skills to best effect in interviews and other selection processes. You will explore how to perform at your best in interviews and assessment centres.
Systematic Searching for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Feb 11, 2021 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. This session would be useful for anyone writing a review article for a journal, or who has to provide a literature review as part of a funding application.

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