Courses and Workshops

Title Description Start Date
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 11, 2020 02:00 PM
Explore new ways of working with Office 365 This course will introduce you to the available tools and features which can help you to communicate and collaborate using Office 365. The course will begin wit... Feb 12, 2020 01:00 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 12, 2020 02:00 PM
Research Data Management Planning This course is for PhD students, researchers, and research support staff who may be required to write or review a data management plan (DMP). The University ... Feb 14, 2020 10:00 AM
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview This session provides an overview of the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) Experiential Route for gaining Fellowship... Feb 18, 2020 12:15 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 ... Feb 19, 2020 01:00 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... Feb 19, 2020 02:00 PM
Good Practice in Distance Learning Supervision This workshop is aimed at supervisors of DL research degree students, and provides an opportunity to share and discuss good practice around the specific require... Feb 24, 2020 02:00 PM
Impact Impact is an increasingly important part of funding applications but an area that many applicants find daunting. This workshop focusses on what impact is in the... Feb 25, 2020 09:00 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 ... Feb 25, 2020 09:30 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 ... Feb 25, 2020 10:00 AM
Public Engagement for Researchers The Public Engagement for Researchers (PhDs/ECRs) session will provide an overview of what public engagement (PE) means within a university setting. It will als... Feb 25, 2020 03:30 PM
Coping With Stress Delegates will learn to: be able to define stress in their own words, as it applies to everyday contexts; have reflected on their experience of stress; hav... Feb 26, 2020 01:30 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... Feb 26, 2020 02:00 PM
Student Lifecycle Systems Overview This short session will give you a brief introduction to the different Student Lifecycle Systems and how they are used to store, administer and manage aspects o... Feb 27, 2020 10:00 AM
Explore new ways of working with Office 365 This course will introduce you to the available tools and features which can help you to communicate and collaborate using Office 365. The course will begin wit... Mar 02, 2020 09:30 AM
Communicating Your Research With Comics There is a long tradition of communicating difficult ideas as a combination of text and images. This session will look at using the principles behind comic stri... Mar 03, 2020 10:00 AM
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... Mar 04, 2020 02:00 PM
Organising your images with Tropy Tropy is free, open-source software that allows you to organize and describe photographs. We will look at how Tropy works, and the ways it could be used by rese... Mar 10, 2020 11:00 AM
Collect, organise and share information using OneNote This course will show you to the potential of OneNote to collect and organise different types of information. OneNote is flexible. It can be used to organise m... Mar 10, 2020 01:30 PM

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