Researcher Development Events and Course

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Mar 31, 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...
Mar 31, 2020 02:00 PM Unstructured Interviewing This workshop will explore the art and the science of the unstructured interview. This form of research requires the researcher to come to the interview without...
Apr 02, 2020 02:00 PM Coping with Stress Looks at the sources of stress faced by researchers. You will be introduced to some tools and techniques that you can use to prevent stress, mediate its impact,...
Apr 06, 2020 10:00 AM Figshare for Research Data Sharing 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 Leicester ...
Apr 07, 2020 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...
Apr 07, 2020 02:00 PM Coping with Uncertainty Designed to explore the role of uncertainty in our lives. We will then goes onto identify what we can and cannot control, and how we can best address both of t...
Apr 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. Altmet...
Apr 21, 2020 10:30 AM GDPR & research data management: what does it mean for you? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) strengthens the rights for data subjects and requires those gathering data to be clear and transparent about why a...
Apr 22, 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 f...
Apr 23, 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...
Apr 24, 2020 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...
Apr 28, 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...
Apr 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...
May 04, 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...
May 05, 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 ...
May 07, 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...
May 13, 2020 09:00 AM Managing Research Projects Gives an overview of post award processes from receipt of an externally funded research award through to account set up and ultimately account closure; SAP tool...
May 13, 2020 02:00 PM Communication in Research and Other Work Contexts At work, be it research or other context, there are a wide range of communications. Examples include formal and informal, written and oral. For all of these per...
May 13, 2020 02:00 PM SAP Training for Research Projects This session provides hands on SAP training for those involved in the day-to-day post award management of externally funded research accounts.
May 15, 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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