Researcher Development Events and Course

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May 23, 2019 10:00 AM Finding Grey Literature Having trouble finding publications and information that you know are out there? Are you doing a literature review that needs to include ‘grey literature’? ...
May 23, 2019 02:00 PM Transferring to a Non-Academic Career On Completion of this Seminar, Participants should have: Explored  the differences between employer’s expectations in the academic sector and non-academic s...
May 28, 2019 01:00 PM Scientific Python for Programmers 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 lang...
May 29, 2019 01:30 PM Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials 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 ...
May 30, 2019 10:00 AM Advanced EndNote This session will enable you to edit your own reference styles, and explore the advanced features of EndNote. You must already know how to use EndNote to attend...
May 30, 2019 01:00 PM Learn to Program via Python 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...
May 31, 2019 09:30 AM Guided IT Learning Session 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 ...
Jun 01, 2019 02:00 PM Figshare This hands-on training workshop is for PhD students and researchers who want to share their research data outputs in the newly launched University of Leicest...
Jun 05, 2019 09:30 AM Analyse your data with Excel Pivot Tables This course will introduce you to the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data ...
Jun 05, 2019 01:30 PM Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features 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 dem...
Jun 07, 2019 09:30 AM Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel 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 improv...
Jun 10, 2019 09:30 AM Guided IT Learning Session 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 ...
Jun 10, 2019 01:00 PM Supervising Research Degree Candidates The session is for those new to supervision, as well as for those who are experienced PhD supervisors, but are new to Leicester. It will explore the current lan...
Jun 12, 2019 02:00 PM Writing Effective CVs, Cover Letters & Job Applications (webinar) Delegates will learn to: have a clear vision of how their CV should look; understand the principles of making an effective job application, that is fit for pu...
Jun 13, 2019 09:00 AM Introduction to Version Control This course will introduce users to a version-control system called ‘Git’. If you have ever overwritten valuable work or wanted to collaborate with other r...
Jun 13, 2019 01:00 PM Linux Introduction The course will provide users with an Introduction to the Linux operating system. In particular we will focus on use of Linux from the command line. No prior ...
Jun 17, 2019 02:00 PM Examining Research Degree Theses Together with the Director of the Doctoral College, you will explore the main issues to be considered at the three different stages involved in examining a doct...
Jun 18, 2019 10:00 AM Manage long documents in Word - Part 1 - Essentials 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 ...
Jun 19, 2019 01:00 PM Guided IT Learning Session 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 ...
Jun 20, 2019 01:00 PM High Performance Computing at Leicester An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific infor...

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