Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Basic Lucre Dec 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Sport and Physical Activity Enhancing the Student Experience Dec 07, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Ken Edwards Ground Floor Lecture Theatre 2,
Our Food for Thought sessions are a series of lunchtime talks aiming to make staff more aware of areas of the University that they may not be familiar with, and to shed light on some of our strategic developments and challenges.
Working Together Dec 07, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
To provide a better understanding of good employment practice when managing performance, dealing with conduct issues and managing conflict. Provide guidance on ‘courageous conversations’ and early intervention to address issues informally. Provide an overview of the key HR policies and ensure consistency in application across the organisation and an understanding of roles and responsibilities. Enhancing skills needed for effective people management
Host-parasite coevolution: fluctuating selection and community interactions Dec 06, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM MAB 119,
Dr Alex Best, University of Sheffield
Excel - Take Time to Learn Dec 06, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
You will use online learning materials and handouts with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you. A facilitator will be available to answer your questions.
Researching and writing a dissertation Dec 06, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM CW 408, Woodhouse Seminar Room, 4th floor, Charles Wilson Building,
Central workshop with Steve Rooney
Influencing skills workshop Dec 06, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
In this workshop we will look at how we can best influence others with our communication. The full day Workshop will cover: Identifying your own management, communication and motivational style. Using this method to establish how to influence others actions. Achieving results through others. Practical methods to bring people to our way of thinking. Developing influencing skills to achieve improved results from others. Understanding how best to communication to others to achieve results. Dealing with Attitude Behaviour and Performance, quickly without causing upset or offence.
Research Impact Dec 05, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Impact is an increasingly important part of funding applications but an area that any applicants find daunting. In this workshop we will discuss what impact is in the context of a research funding application, how your project can create impact, and how to write the impact sections of a proposal.
Personal Tutor Workshop Dec 05, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The University recognises that an effective personal tutoring system is one element of “the highest quality student learning experience” (Learning Strategy 2016 – 2020). Personal Tutors play a pivotal role in developing students’ sense of belonging and supporting successful transition through the programme at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. This workshop supplements our online resources and will provide practical ideas for effective personal tutoring.
Word - Long Documents Additional Features Dec 05, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents.
Introduction to Health and Safety at the University Dec 05, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Health and safety induction is a legal requirement for new University staff and this course is designed to supplement departmental health and safety induction training. It provides an overview of the University’s health and safety arrangements.
Excel - Pivot Tables for Analysing Data Dec 05, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Introduces the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data and viewing it in different ways.
Technicians Network Meetings from Dec 05, 2018 09:30 AM to Mar 06, 2019 03:30 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
Science technicians are invited to attend a series of network meetings, which will provide CPD updates, information sharing and network opportunities. Each meeting will take a different theme, incorporating the needs and suggestions of the group.
STEM for your Primary School Dec 04, 2018 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM School of Education, 2 University Road, Leicester,
Find out why STEM experiences and understanding are relevant for the Primary Classroom
OneNote - Collect, Organise and Share Information Dec 04, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise meeting notes, to plan personal or team activities and to help you collect notes linked to websites and documents as you research them. Some teams are starting to use it collaboratively to collect and share resources and information with their team. During the course you will find out how to create and organise a notebook, add a variety of content, use tags to categorise information and how to search across one or more notebooks.
Word - Long Document Essentials from Dec 03, 2018 10:00 AM to Dec 09, 2018 12:00 PM
The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Using Focus Groups in Research Nov 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
This course will explore the practical aspects of conducting focus groups for research. It will also consider ethical implications and safeguards.
Networking with fun and confidence and professionalism Nov 30, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Being a ‘good networker’ is essential if you are going to build your business and attract the right people. Networking is not about selling. It is about building relationships and creating trust. Where can we network? Well ANYWHERE!! This is the fabulous benefit of developing relationship building skills. This highly interactive, practical and fun workshop will give you the confidence and knowledge to be able to walk comfortably into a room of strangers, know who to approach and how; know who to avoid or move away from politely; know what to say and what questions to ask; and how to gain follow-up opportunities.
Engineering helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias Nov 29, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM MAB 119,
Dr Fernando Soares Schlindwein, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester
Recruitment and Selection Workshop Nov 29, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
All aspects of the recruitment process will be explored to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to recruit and select the right person for the job. Participants will have the chance for skills practice in the afternoon.

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