Courses and Workshops

Title Description Start Date
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 06, 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 10:00 AM
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 07, 2020 02:00 PM
Departmental Safety Officers Training - Core The course is intended to equip Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) with information that will help them to assist with the organisation of health and safety wi... Apr 08, 2020 10:00 AM
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 16, 2020 02:30 PM
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 21, 2020 10:30 AM
Exam Board Secretary Training Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This cou... Apr 22, 2020 09:30 AM
Exam Board Secretary Training Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This cou... Apr 22, 2020 09:30 AM
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 22, 2020 02:00 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 23, 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 24, 2020 01:00 PM
Exam Board Secretary Training - Refresher (aimed at experience Board Secretaries) Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This cou... Apr 28, 2020 02:30 AM
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 28, 2020 02:00 PM
Exam Board Secretary Training - Refresher (aimed at experience Board Secretaries) Exam Board Secretary training will provide you with an overview of the Panel and Boards of Examiners process, and the Awards and Assessment processing. This cou... Apr 30, 2020 09:30 AM
Radiation Safety Training This course covers two main areas, the awareness of the safety problem and the legal framework. Firstly the awareness of the safety problem which includes the ... Apr 30, 2020 10:00 AM
Assertiveness Delegates will learn to: have developed three assertiveness techniques; be able to handle confrontations more easily and satisfactorily; be able to demonst... Apr 30, 2020 01:30 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... May 04, 2020 09:30 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 05, 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 07, 2020 10:00 AM
Departmental Safety Self-Inspections Departmental Safety Inspections are an important part of the University’s health and safety arrangements. This course looks at the role of these inspections ... May 07, 2020 10:00 AM

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