Past Events

Events which have already happened.
Every contact counts… How all staff have an impact on the National Student Survey Jan 30, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Ken Edwards Ground Floor Lecture Theatre 3,
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.
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Jan 30, 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.
SAP Finance: Everything You Need to Know About SIOs Jan 29, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
A course aimed at SAP users and staff who work with SIOs. The aim of the course is to learn all aspects related to SIOs.
Managing your research data how to organise, store and share your research findings Jan 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
This course is for researchers and research support staff who want to learn more about developing good data management practices, data management planning, data sharing and curation practices throughout the research lifecycle. Delegates will learn An understanding of the definition of research data and the different types of research data outputs. Increased awareness of complying with both funders and publishers expectations around data sharing. Organising and documenting data during your research activity. How to share (where feasible) your research data outputs after the end of a project or research activity
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel Jan 28, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 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.
Introduction to Procurement Jan 25, 2019 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Explains the University’s procurement strategy, what it spends its money on, who is involved in the University’s procurement (including Category Managers) and the University procurement rules and EU procurement law, as well as running through the practicalities of running a procurement process.
SAP Finance: Journals and Manual Commitments Jan 25, 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.
Deep Learning for Audio Classification Jan 24, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM MAB 119,
Dr Wenwu Wang, University of Surrey
Guided IT Learning Session Jan 24, 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.
RefWorks Jan 24, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This session allows you to use RefWorks to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as you write. Delegates will learn to: Create a RefWorks account. Set-up the Word toolbar, for use on and off campus. Practice importing references from a bibliographic database and from the library catalogue. Create a bibliography in Word, using the Write'N'Cite toolbar. Create an independent bibliography from within RefWorks.
Primary NQT Conference Jan 23, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Stamford Court, University of Leicester, Manor Road, Oadby, LE2 2LH,
For all Primary stages
Research Ethics in Practice non NHS Jan 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
To be able to sign-off ethics applications on undergraduate and Master's programmes, attendance at this session on research ethics is mandatory. It will provide you with an introduction to some core issues in research ethics. It includes a consideration of the research governance context, the key issues in conducting an ethics review, and an overview of the processes at Leicester.
EndNote Jan 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This session allows you to use EndNote to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as you write. Please note EndNote is only available on University owned computers. Delegates will learn to: Set-up the EndNote software. Practice importing references as PDFs, from a bibliographic database and from the library catalogue. Create a bibliography in Word, using the ‘Cite As You Write’ toolbar. Create an independent bibliography from within EndNote.
Wei Yeung Lam Jan 21, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM MA119,
Holomorphic quadratic differentials on graphs
SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports Jan 21, 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.
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders Jan 17, 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.
Collect, organise and share information using OneNote Jan 17, 2019 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.
Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials Jan 16, 2019 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM
This course will show you how to use essential time saving features when creating a long document such as a report or thesis. You will save time by making use of using heading styles and creating a table of contents which is quick to create and update. The course will help you to put together a professional looking document which is well structured and easy to navigate.
Graphical Presentation of Data in R base graphics Jan 16, 2019 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Participants will Identify and describe different types of data and relate it to R objects. Explain graphical options for single and multivariable data. Explore different R functions to plot data. Apply the R graphical functions to create multiple plots. Produce publication quality graphics relevant to individual research data. Discuss exploratory data analysis relevant to individual subject area.
Turning Point Alcohol and Drugs Training Jan 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 03:30 PM
The Student Welfare Service is collaborating with Turning Point to deliver Alcohol and Drugs training which will cover: The different types of substances people use and the effects of these (including NPS); Drug classifications and the law; How harm reduction is used to support individuals; How healthy lifestyle choices are used to support individuals.

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