Researcher Development Events and Course

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Nov 22, 2019 10:00 AM Research Data Management looking after your research material This course is for researchers and research support staff who want to learn more about developing good data management practices, data management planning, data...
Nov 26, 2019 01:00 PM 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...
Nov 27, 2019 01:30 PM Building Personal and Professional Resilience Doing research on a daily basis is very energy consuming, but doing research that constantly returns 'no results' or 'confusing data' is even more strenuous. ...
Dec 02, 2019 10:00 AM Building Personal and Professional Resilience 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 ...
Dec 03, 2019 10:00 AM How to spot a predatory publisher This course is for PhD students and researchers who are interested in publishing their academic research in authoritative publishing venues. Predatory publis...
Dec 03, 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 ...
Dec 06, 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...
Dec 09, 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...
Dec 10, 2019 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...
Dec 10, 2019 02:00 PM Moving Beyond your Current Contract On Completion of this Seminar, Participants should: Have ensured their CV is completely up to date; Be aware of the range of options open to them on complet...
Dec 11, 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 ...
Dec 17, 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...
Jan 13, 2020 01:30 PM 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...
Jan 15, 2020 10:00 AM Nvivo Introductory Training The aim of this workshop is to provide a practical introduction to the NVivo11 software. The workshop will suit those who are complete beginners and those who h...
Jan 16, 2020 02:30 PM Altmetrics: Tracking engagement beyond citations This session is for PhD students and researchers wanting to discover kind of attention academic research can have in places beyond academic citations. ...
Jan 17, 2020 10:00 AM Research Data Management: looking after your research material This course is for researchers and research support staff who want to learn more about developing good data management practices, data management planning, data...
Jan 17, 2020 10:00 AM Linear Regression 1 An Introduction to the Concepts This session introduces students to the opportunities for multi-variate analysis offered by regression analysis. Key concepts will be introduced to students usi...
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 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 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 ...

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