Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Recruitment and Selection Training (Refresher) Mar 13, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM
This course will provide refresher training when recruiting staff, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for members of staff that have significant experience of recruiting staff previously. There is an alternative full-day course available for those that are new to the recruitment process and require training in selection and interview processes.
Learn to Program via Python Mar 12, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
This course will introduce you to how programming works, the basic concepts and how to write your first script. Learning how to program can help you to speed up your research by automating simple repetitive tasks so you don’t have to do them by hand. This course will teach you the basics of how to do this using the easy to learn, yet powerful, programming language Python.
SPSS Data management and introduction Mar 12, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Introduction to different types of data, sensible data collection, how to enter data into SPSS and basic data management.
Guided IT Learning Session Mar 11, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs. We also offer training for small groups.
Basic stats Basic types of test and study design Mar 08, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This course is a gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a variety of examples. It will help you answer what kind of tests are appropriate for your data: A parametric or a non-parametric test? At test or chi square test? What type of t test is appropriate for my data? It will also include an introduction to study design.
Basic stats Methodology of hypothesis testing Mar 07, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
This course is a gentle introduction to some key statistics principles using a variety of examples. Hypothesis testing: Based on examples the following will be discussed: Standard error. Confidence Intervals. Sample size/power of a study. Significance level. Interpretation of p values. Misinterpretation of p values. Type I and II errors.
Radiation Safety Training Mar 07, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This course covers two main areas, the awareness of the safety problem and the legal framework. Firstly the awareness of the safety problem which includes the external hazards of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Neutron and X-ray emitters, internal radiation hazards and basic protection principles as well as radiation effects on the body and the risks. Secondly we discuss the legal framework such as the basic requirements of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. This part of the session also covers the position of the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive, as well as the main points of the University of Leicester Radiation Protection Rules.
CLEAPSS: Making Science Fun, Safe and Memorable Mar 07, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
This practical one day course will ensure that primary school staff are confident to deliver fun, exciting, and safe practical work to primary aged children.
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Mar 07, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents. After a demonstration you will have time to work through the exercises most useful to you.
Challenge Led Research Mar 06, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Delegates will learn what challenge-led research is, how you can get funding for it (including GCRF and ISCF), and institutional support and strategies.
Collect, organise and share information using OneNote Mar 06, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 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.
Basic stats Exploratory analysis and introduction to sampling distributions Mar 06, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The course will provide a basic overview of some widely used statistics principles. A gentle introduction to some statistics principles with the use of a variety of examples. Exploratory analysis -– how is it done? Sampling distributions -- what are they? Why are they useful?
Technicians Network Meetings Mar 06, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 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.
UKPGx2019 Mar 06, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Royal College of Physicians, London,
UKPGx2019, LPMI Leicester Precision Medicine Institute will be attending the annual meeting on 6th March
Risk Assessment Training Mar 05, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office. This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirements for risk assessments and risk assessment procedures, and the 'Practice' aspect covers examples of risk assessments and assessment strategy.
Recruitment and Selection Training Mar 05, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
This course will provide an introduction to recruitment, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. The interview remains the most popular method of selection and does have its fair share of strengths and weaknesses so this workshop will also explore some of the methods to improve the reliability of the interview and in particular some of the skills, tips and methods to do this.
Primary Science Coordinators Network Meeting from Feb 28, 2019 04:00 PM to Jun 11, 2019 06:00 PM Education CPD+, Leicester,
Education CPD+ is offering Primary Science Coordinators a valuable opportunity to attend a series of network meetings across the 2018/19 academic year.
Student Lifecycle Systems Overview Feb 28, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
This short session will give you a brief introduction to the different Student Lifecycle Systems and how they are used to store, administer and manage aspects of the student lifecycle from admission to graduation. SITS is the main database at the centre of all the systems and has a web interface known as MyStudentRecord. SITS also links to other systems such as CMIS (Timetabling), Blackboard VLE and Business Objects. As well as familiarising you with these systems and the terminology used you will also learn about new systems that have been recently implemented into the student lifecycle. This is a high level overview of the Student Lifecycle Systems, it is not a hands-on PC session.
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Feb 27, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM
This course allows you to take time away from your desk to learn at your own pace. You will use online learning materials and hand-outs with exercises to improve your knowledge of Excel and find out about the topics that are of interest to you. One or more facilitators will be available throughout the session to answer your questions.
Professional Network for Maths Subject Leaders from Feb 27, 2019 01:30 PM to Jun 12, 2019 04:15 PM Education CPD+, University of Leicester,
The network aims: to provide updates on recent national and international developments in mathematics education; to enhance both Subject & Pedagogical Knowledge of Mathematics; to facilitate co-operation, mutual support and sharing of ideas; and to help develop competent and confident leaders.

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Upcoming Events
IAX -The People Exchange Call Jan 14, 2019 - Apr 02, 2019
Professional Network for Maths Subject Leaders Feb 27, 2019 - Jun 12, 2019 — Education CPD+, University of Leicester
Primary Science Coordinators Network Meeting Feb 28, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019 — Education CPD+, Leicester
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Mar 27, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
REF 2021… Mar 27, 2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Fielding Johnson South Wing Basement Peter Williams Lecture Theatre
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