Researcher Development Events and Course

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Jan 22, 2020 10:00 AM NVivo11 Support Drop-in Session This drop-in session is for participants who wish to use NVivo for their data analysis. Participants need to bring their own data & specific questions about NVi...
Jan 22, 2020 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 ...
Jan 22, 2020 02:00 PM Leadership in Research and Other Work Settings Leadership is an essential element of our experience of research and work. As a postgraduate researcher you may aspire to a leadership role in your future care...
Jan 24, 2020 09:30 AM Guided IT Learning Session Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and...
Jan 27, 2020 10:00 AM EndNote 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 ...
Jan 29, 2020 01:30 PM 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 ...
Jan 30, 2020 01:30 PM Assertiveness Delegates will learn to: have developed three assertiveness techniques; be able to handle confrontations more easily and satisfactorily; be able to demonst...
Jan 31, 2020 10:00 AM Linear Regression 2 A Practical Guide The second session on regression will look at using regression models in practice and address some of the common issues that arise. The use of dummy variable...
Jan 31, 2020 10:00 AM RefWorks 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...
Feb 03, 2020 10:00 AM Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews in Life Sciences 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is a specific type of research methodology, and includes a literature review that attempts to find all published and unpublished material on...
Feb 04, 2020 01:00 PM Guided IT Learning Session Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and...
Feb 04, 2020 02:00 PM Using Photographs and Photography in Your Research This workshop explores the ethics, methodology and practicalities of using photographic methods in research. It is aimed at researchers who currently use or are...
Feb 05, 2020 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...
Feb 05, 2020 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...
Feb 05, 2020 02:00 PM Writing Effective CVs Cover Letters and Job Applications 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 ...
Feb 06, 2020 02:00 PM Systematic Searching for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences This session looks at some of the more advanced search options and strategies that can be used when searching literature databases. This session would be use...
Feb 11, 2020 10:00 AM Anatomy of a UKRI Responsive Mode Application Delegates will run through a full proposal, annotating and discussing each key section, and clarifying how everything joins up and what goes where.
Feb 11, 2020 02:00 PM Peer Review This session will look at the processes used to access and make decisions on funding applications. It will give participants insights into peer review, an under...
Feb 12, 2020 02:00 PM How to Succeed at Employment Interviews Delegates will learn to: know what an employer wants from an employment interview; have a plan for how to prepare for an employment interview; have develop...
Feb 13, 2020 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...

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