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Open Research: Open Access May 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
Open Research is a set of principles and practices whose aim is to make the outputs of research freely accessible and usable, thereby to maximise the possibility of public benefit. The journal Open Access (OA) publishing landscape and the funder OA policy landscape are both complex, interlinked and in a period of transition. This session will: explore some of the benefits and myths of OA publishing, look at funder OA policy requirements (and how we can help you to meet them) and explore training, tools and local systems to facilitate your open access publishing.
Refworks May 28, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
This session allows you to use RefWorks to start creating a database of references. 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.
Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences Jun 01, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
A systematic review is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on a research question. This requires an extensive and reproducible search strategy. Systematic review methodology is most commonly used in the areas of Medicine, Health & Psychology. The examples and databases demonstrated in this session will primarily be within health sciences.
Interviewing Skills Training (online taught) Jun 09, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide participants with an insight as to how to conduct an interview fairly using best practice techniques and limit the effects of unconscious bias during the selection process. It provides the opportunity to design an interview process and then practice questioning techniques in a safe, constructive and enjoyable environment. You will get the chance to practice conducting an interview remotely by Teams, an understanding of the challenges that interviewing remotely can create and information and guidance about how to overcome these from experienced recruitment practitioners.
Open Research: Open Monographs Jun 09, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
Open Research is a set of principles and practices whose aim is to make the outputs of research freely accessible and usable, thereby to maximise the possibility of public benefit. The Open access monograph publishing landscape is complex and there is an increasing drive from research funders to consider making monographs open access.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Customer Services Jun 09, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Leicester College to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 2-3 in Customer Services, aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Business Administrator Jun 09, 2021 from 10:50 AM to 11:30 AM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Leicester College to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 3 Business Administrator, aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Team Leader/Supervisor (ILM) Jun 09, 2021 from 11:40 AM to 12:30 PM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Leicester College to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 3 Team Leader/Supervisor (ILM), aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Associate Project Manager Jun 09, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 02:15 PM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Leicester College to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 4 Associate Project Manager, aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Operations/Departmental Manager (ILM) Jun 09, 2021 from 02:30 PM to 03:15 PM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Leicester College to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager (ILM), aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
How to Organise an Event Jun 10, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Online ,
The aims of this workshop are to develop an idea of what type of event you plan to organise, identify different funding sources to help manage finances, a look at delegating specific roles to your event team, promotion elements for your event and what to expect on the day.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Level 6 Project Manager (degree) Jun 10, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Coventry University to provide an introduction specific to an Apprenticeship at Level 6 Project Manager (degree), aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Staff Apprenticeship Information Session: Level 7 - Senior Leader Jun 10, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM Online via Microsoft Teams,
The University has arranged a short online session with Loughborough University to provide an introduction specific to an apprenticeship at Level 7 Senior Leader, aimed at professional development for University of Leicester staff.
Open Research: Open Publishing Jun 11, 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
Staff Health and Wellbeing Workshop: Achieving a Positive Work Life Balance – Managers’ Workshop Jun 14, 2021 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 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.
How To Spot a Predatory Publisher Jun 15, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Online ,
Predatory publishers are a growing phenomenon in the world of academic publishing. This session will demonstrate how predatory publishers perpetuate bad research as well as exploiting the Open Access publishing model.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - State Benefits Jun 22, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 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.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Financial Planning Jun 22, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 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, Financial Planning, is independent Information on Savings and Investment Opportunities available to you as part of your pre-retirement planning.
Pre-Retirement Planning Sessions - Estate Planning from Jun 24, 2021 09:30 AM to Jul 24, 2021 10:30 AM 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.
Recruiting at The University of Leicester (online taught) Jun 29, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for all members of staff that are likely to be involved in the recruitment process at the University. For individuals new to the recruitment process, there is a further interview skills workshop available that will provide practical experience of how to design interview questions and manage an interview and selection process. This is optional for individuals that already have significant experience of recruiting staff.

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