Researcher Development Events and Course

Start Date Title Description
Sep 19, 2019 10:00 AM Costing Research This session will help you understand the basic principles of costing research projects.
Sep 27, 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 ...
Sep 27, 2019 10:00 AM Good Practice in Distance Learning Supervision This session will help you understand the basic principles of costing research projects.
Oct 02, 2019 02:00 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...
Oct 02, 2019 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...
Oct 08, 2019 10:00 AM Basic Lucre This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Oct 09, 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...
Oct 10, 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 ...
Oct 16, 2019 02:00 PM Research Ethics in Practise To be able to sign-off ethics applications on undergraduate and Master's programmes, and/or to sit on one of the ethics committees, attendance at this session o...
Oct 17, 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...
Oct 18, 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...
Oct 21, 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 ...
Oct 22, 2019 10:00 AM Advanced Lucre This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs.
Oct 22, 2019 02:00 PM Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills Delegates will learn to: unpack the key transferable skills for post PhD employment; be aware of the transferable skills they require; be aware of the tran...
Oct 23, 2019 10:00 AM Basic Stats Course This course introduces students to statistical concepts and analysis. It starts by looking at how we differentiate between different types of numbers, and their...
Oct 23, 2019 10:30 AM GDPR and 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...
Oct 25, 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...
Oct 29, 2019 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 inp...
Oct 29, 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 ...
Oct 30, 2019 09:00 AM Funders and Ideas We will give you an overview of the types of funders and schemes suited to your particular subject areas. We will cover how to choose the most appropriate schem...

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