Courses and Workshops

Title Description Start Date
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 ... Mar 23, 2020 09:30 AM
Safety Simplified A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office. This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirement... Mar 24, 2020 10:00 AM
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... Mar 24, 2020 01:00 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. ... Mar 25, 2020 01:30 PM
Health and Wellbeing (Maximising Attendance) Purpose of the workshop To provide you with practical advice, share good practice and an opportunity to develop and practice skills in managing sickness absence... Mar 26, 2020 09:30 AM
Advanced Lucre This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs. Mar 26, 2020 10:00 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 09:30 AM
Safety Simplified A training workshop facilitated by Safety Services Office. This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirement... Mar 31, 2020 10:00 AM
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... Mar 31, 2020 02:00 PM
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
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
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... Apr 20, 2020 12:15 PM
SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports A course aimed at new SAP users and staff who have received no formal training on SAP. The aim of the course is to gain confidence using SAP and to know how to ... Apr 21, 2020 09:30 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 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
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for t... 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 22, 2020 02:00 PM

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