Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Exam Board Secretary Training May 07, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This course provides information about key roles and responsibilities during these processes and allows you to see any recent changes to the system. The course will allow you to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, give detail on what information is required when looking at panels and boards, and provide an hands-on experience of various functions. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have at the end of the session.
Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills May 02, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Delegates will learn to: unpack the key transferable skills for post PhD employment; be aware of the transferable skills they require; be aware of the transferable skills they possess; have had an opportunity to explore their  employment strengths and areas for development; have developed their ability to communicate what they can do for an employer, and how well they do it.
Exam Board Secretary Training May 01, 2019 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This course provides information about key roles and responsibilities during these processes and allows you to see any recent changes to the system. The course will allow you to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, give detail on what information is required when looking at panels and boards, and provide an hands-on experience of various functions. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have at the end of the session.
Dr Alfredo Hidalgo-Miranda Seminar May 01, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM GDC LT2,
LPMI and Leicester Cancer Research Centre are delighted to be hosting Dr Alfredo Hidalgo-Miranda, Head of the Cancer Genomics Laboratory at the National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico.
The Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies Network and Tiger Team cohort call from May 01, 2019 10:50 AM to Jul 15, 2019 12:00 AM
The Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) is pleased to announce that the next call for Networks and Tiger Teams is now live.
Radiation Safety Training May 01, 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.
SAP Finance: Journals and Manual Commitments May 01, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
A course aimed at SAP users and staff who want to learn how to post Journals to transfer funds, and how to process Manual Commitments to set aside funds for future expenses.
Learn to Program via Python Apr 30, 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.
Guided IT Learning Session Apr 30, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 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.
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview Apr 26, 2019 from 12:15 PM to 01:45 PM
This session provides an overview of the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) Experiential Route for gaining Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Apr 25, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.
Recruitment and Selection Training Apr 25, 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.
Scientific Python for Programmers Apr 24, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
This course will introduce a variety of topics detailing how Python can be used at an advanced level in research settings. Python is a general programming language used in many fields which is easy to learn, yet powerful. Researchers commonly use it for everything from day-to-day scripting to full-blown applications. Because of its popularity, there are many scientific libraries available that solve most of the problems you’re likely to encounter in using python in your research. We’ll see how to make use of the 3-4 core scientific libraries other people have created to accelerate our own work, as well as covering other advanced topics in python programming.
Learn to Program via Python Apr 16, 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.
High Performance Computing at Leicester Apr 15, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific information about using the HPC facilities within the University.
Advanced Lucre Apr 12, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports Apr 12, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
A course aimed at new SAP users and staff who have received no formal training on SAP. The aim of the course is to gain confidence using SAP and to know how to run reports to check departmental expenditure against budget or cash (e.g. MIF) account balances.
Guided IT Learning Session Apr 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.
Graduate Outcomes… Apr 11, 2019 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.
Exam Board Secretary Training Apr 11, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This course provides information about key roles and responsibilities during these processes and allows you to see any recent changes to the system. The course will allow you to use MyStudentRecord and Business Objects, give detail on what information is required when looking at panels and boards, and provide an hands-on experience of various functions. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have at the end of the session.

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