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Tuesday 18 June

18:00
CULP: Portuguese Basic 2 charged (11 of 15) In progress 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

Wednesday 19 June

09:00
Legionella Awareness Training - City & Guilds (Level 2) Not bookable 09:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The Session covers detailed background and case studies of Legionella Bacteria and how it can colonise in domestic water systems. Overview of current legislation and guidance, monitoring and control measures, record keeping and escalation procedures.

This Course includes an examination.

Please contact Michelle Goldsworthy to book a place.

09:15
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace (in person) [Places] 09:15 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of the history and principles of the Lean methodology, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will provide some basic tools that can be used immediately to facilitate a continuous improvement way of working

This course is accredited with the LCS (Lean Competency System), a certificate will be provided on completion of a short assessment.

Details regarding LCS can be found here - https://www.leancompetency.org/

09:30
Induction for New Managers and Leaders at Cambridge [Places] 09:30 - 12:00 N/A - MS Teams


This session will set the scene for those moving in to a role with professional responsibility for other members of staff at the University, supporting their work, behavior and development. As we all know from our personal and professional experience, leaders and managers play a critical role in ensuring a productive, motivating and inclusive working environment.

This interactive session will explore the responsibilities of a manager or leader at the University, introduce tools to support the performance of your team, and provide pointers to where to find important information and further development as needed.

It is aimed at staff across all areas, disciplines, staff groups and levels of responsibility, including staff who are:

  • new to managing one or more others
  • new to leading a service or research area
  • new to Cambridge, either as a new manager or with previous experience

This course covers viewing, processing and recording data for applications, adding notes and attachments, generating rejection emails, generating electronic reference requests, processing applicants through the selection process and transferring successful applicants to CHRIS. The system used is Web Recruitment.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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Excel 365: Pivot Tables (In Person Face to Face) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

This course offers an introduction to the power and time-saving value of PivotTables and will appeal to anyone who analyses data in Excel, come and explore their magic. People who get Pivot Table under their belt cannot imagine the usage of Excel without them. If pivot tables and their capacity are a mystery to you, this course is for you.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the Live Online Excel: Pivot Tables course.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

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Introduction to Metabolomics (IN-PERSON) (2 of 2) In progress 09:30 - 17:30 Bioinformatics Training Room, Craik-Marshall Building

The goal of metabolomics is to identify and quantify the complete biochemical composition of a biological sample. With the increase in genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic information there is a growing need to understand the metabolic phenotype that these genes and proteins ultimately control.

The aim of this course is to provide an introductory overview of metabolomics and its applications in life sciences and environmental settings. We will introduce different techniques used to extract metabolites and analyse samples to collect metabolomic data (such as HPLC or GC-based MS and NMR), present how to analyse such data, how to identify metabolites using online databases and how to map the metabolomic data to metabolic pathways.


If you do not have a University of Cambridge Raven account please book or register your interest here.

Additional information
  • ♿ The training room is located on the first floor and there is currently no wheelchair or level access.
  • Our courses are only free for registered University of Cambridge students. All other participants will be charged according to our charging policy.
  • Attendance will be taken on all courses and a charge is applied for non-attendance, including for University of Cambridge students. After you have booked a place, if you are unable to attend any of the live sessions, please email the Bioinfo Team.
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.
  • Guidance on visiting Cambridge and finding accommodation is available here.
Development & Alumni Relations: High Impact Writing new [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 Development and Alumni Relations: Great Ouse

Finely tuned business-writing skills give you a real advantage when you need to get people to sit up and take notice.

In this intensive, practical session, we’ll show you how to produce effective business writing quickly, and get your documents to the top of the pile. You can apply the methods we teach to all areas of your business: proposal writing, reports, procedures, letters and emails. The workshop includes a pre-course individual writing analysis to help identify areas for improvement.

What you'll learn

On this one-day course you will learn how to: • set a clear objective • build a logical structure • get your key messages across • choose an appropriate style • establish and build rapport • keep readers reading • make your writing more readable • write confidently and clearly • construct sound, clear sentences • use punctuation logically and helpfully • be sure of your grammar • leave a positive last impression

10:00
Getting Published in a Journal III: Impact (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) new [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Student Services Centre, New Wing Seminar Room

Getting published is a central part of being a researcher. Understanding where and why to publisht is crucial to developing an effective stragegy that will help you realise your research and/or career ambitions.

With this in mind, the workshop explores strategy around the question of ‘high impact’, and the various meanings (formal and informal) this implies, the limitations of impact metrics and the importance of understanding publishing cultures across academia, and how these vary..

Engaged Researcher - Social Media for Public Engagement new [Places] 10:00 - 12:00 Seminar Room, Old Cavendish East

Are you ready to start using social media in a more professional capacity? Maybe you want to use social media to share your research and connect with other academics but don’t know where to start. Perhaps you have a love-hate relationship with social media & wouldn’t be on it unless you had to be. You might even have the “LinkedIn ick” or the “Instagram dread” about posting and sharing.

In this in-person, social media training session, we will cover Facebook groups / Instagram & LinkedIn pages. We will talk about how they differ from each other and which one is best for your “personal brand” and research.

We will look at the functions. We will also think about how to post, what to post and how to get over any icks, fears and blocks. I hope you will come away from this training session with actionable tips and tools and feel more positive about sharing your expertise and finding your network.

Emilie Silverwood Cope has worked in marketing and sales for over 25 years and spent the last 7 years as a social media manager and trainer. She has run Social Media accounts within the education sector across various platforms. She too has a love-hate relationship with social media.

CULP: Mandarin Chinese Intermediate 2 for Business new (9 of 10) Not bookable 10:00 - 12:00 Venue TBC

This course is designed for students and staff of the Judge Business School at Cambridge University, who have prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese and wish to learn how to better communicate with native Chinese speakers in business settings.

For the language elements, the course is focused on key business communications in four areas: Present yourself and your business; establish business relations; business work and travel; and promote your business.

Another element of the course is to equip students to communicate effectively in the Chinese business context, through gaining a good understanding of Chinese company culture through industry case studies.

More information can be found on our website.

Medicine: Creating a Conference Poster (for University and NHS) new [Places] 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Libraries Online

A course to take you through conference poster design, with tips and resources to help with the content and presentation in order to ensure you communicate your research effectively. The course will cover where to source good quality, free graphics, how to include references in your poster, and advice about how best to present it at a conference. The session will NOT involve hands-on creation of a poster.

UPDATE: Please note that this session is taking place remotely, not in the Medical Library as previously advertised. Please do not go to the Medical Library training room. You will be contacted by the training team with information about how to join the session remotely.

Please note: this session may be recorded. By signing up for the session, you register your consent for recording to take place. Please email librarytraining@medschl.cam.ac.uk if you have any questions about this.

11:00
SCM Staff Management Essentials – Managing Probation (In-Person) new [Places] 11:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 12

This session will provide line managers with guidance on how to manage an employee’s probation period, including how to make probation periods meaningful, how to conduct review meetings, potential probation outcomes and how to address performance issues in line with best practice and University policy.

12:00
SCM Staff Yoga Class (In Person Face To Face) new [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 18

Yoga with Daisy Worzencraft is primarily about having fun, giving things a go, and trying - with a sense of humour and a smile on your face! It's a non competitive practice, with modifications for different levels. All she asks is that you try, and that you practice with a sense of pleasure and enjoyment, rather than expectation, frustration and tension.

For Daisy, Yoga has been a consistent friend in her life - especially in times of need - and had nothing to do with perfecting poses!

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

13:30

Ndunge will provide an insight on utilising data-driven approaches to enhance workforce inclusivity through EDI initiatives, fostering an environment of excellence and equality.

Please note that this session will be recorded and details will follow after the session. There will be an opportunity to discuss points and ask questions once the recording has ended.

14:00
CLIC: Chinese: Intermediate (Intensive) (3 of 9) CANCELLED 14:00 - 16:00 CLIC online teaching

Intermediate intensive course of Chinese.

14:15
Technician Commitment Network Event new [Places] 14:15 - 16:00 Department of Pathology, Lecture Theatre


This next meeting focuses heavily on networking but will include a brief update from the Technician Commitment Coordinator on recent events and also a short presentation on where to begin looking at career development and training options.

These will be followed by a networking session and some local tours of labs/facilities in Pathology.

16:00
CLIC: Japanese: Beginner Intensive (6 of 9) In progress 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 2

Introductory course to Japanese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Japanese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

CLIC: Spanish: Intermediate (Intensive) (2 of 9) In progress 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is suitable for students who have studied or picked up Spanish at basic level and who want to revise and progress onto intermediate topics and language and to discover Hispanic culture. The main focus is learning through communication and interaction. We will get together, which offers us many possibilities to watch videos, listen to audio, read texts, write and especially speak in small and large groups. ¡Te esperamos!

CLIC: Chinese: Beginner (Intensive) (2 of 9) In progress 16:00 - 18:00 CLIC online teaching

Introductory course to Chinese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Chinese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Thursday 20 June

09:00
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 09:00 - 09:20 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

09:25
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 09:25 - 09:45 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

09:30
CHRIS - An Introduction (Live Online Using MS Teams) Not bookable 09:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This course is an introduction to the CHRIS system and will cover an overview of key elements of the system that you will interact whilst undertaking HR tasks.

Prior to attending please check that you can log into the CHRIS system successfully.

Please Note: that you will require Microsoft Teams installed and VPN access to CHRIS setup to participate on this course. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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Quality Control in Sequencing Experiments (ONLINE LIVE TRAINING) new [Full] 09:30 - 13:00 Bioinformatics Training Facility - Online LIVE Training

This course covers the potential pitfalls of short-read sequencing studies and provides options for visualisation and quality control (QC) for early detection and diagnosis of issues. You will gain an understanding of Illumina sequencing and different QC metrics that can be extracted from sequencing reads, such as base quality scores. The course also covers how QC metrics vary across different library types and thus distinguish between expected and unexpected QC results. You will be introduced to key software tools including FastQC, FastQ Screen, and MultiQC to carry out quality assessment of your sequencing data.


If you do not have a University of Cambridge Raven account please book or register your interest here.

Additional information
  • Our courses are only free for registered University of Cambridge students. All other participants will be charged according to our charging policy.
  • Attendance will be taken on all courses and a charge is applied for non-attendance, including for University of Cambridge students. After you have booked a place, if you are unable to attend any of the live sessions, please email the Bioinfo Team.
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.
Leadership Essentials (2 of 2) In progress 09:30 - 14:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room


Leadership Essentials is a key programme suitable for those with responsibilities for the work, behaviour and development of others. The programme aims to help managers refresh and build their skills and experience in this area, as well as clarifying key responsibilities of manager and leader. It focuses on critical areas, such as giving and receiving feedback effectively and handling challenging conversations, using leadership styles and models to support individuals and teams. The programme incorporates tutor input; opportunities for discussion, case studies, reflection and sharing of good practice with others with similar responsibilities. It also includes curated e-learning resources to support managers with their ongoing learning and development.

Participants are required to attend both half day sessions.

Departmental Safety Officer Essentials (An introduction to your role) POSTPONED 09:30 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

If you are a newly appointed Departmental Safety Officer (DSO), this course will give you all the essential information you need to understand your new role - what the role involves and what is doesn’t. We will introduce the key topics of Health and Safety that you will be working with and have plenty of opportunity to discuss any queries that you have. The course should be completed within 3 months of being appointed as a DSO. Space permitting, we also welcome current DSOs and others with a health and safety role.

09:50
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 09:50 - 10:10 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

10:15
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 10:15 - 10:35 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

10:40
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 10:40 - 11:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

11:25
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 11:25 - 11:45 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

11:30

There are many benefits to working at Cambridge. In this session we will explore how to make the most of the discounts and resources you are entitled to and highlight the activities available to help you make the most of working here.

11:50
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 11:50 - 12:10 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

12:00
Lunch Series: Resilience in your PhD CANCELLED 12:00 - 12:45 Online

Let’s face it; being a researcher can be stressful! Not only are you managing the ups and downs of your PhD, but you are probably balancing work and life and also have one eye on the future and what comes after you finish…

This workshop is designed to help you build your resilience. You probably already have some strategies in place so we will reflect on the highs and lows you have already experienced, learn about 3 Cs of resilience (Commitment, Challenge, Control) and consider how we can better support your coping and wellbeing.

Fire Safety Awareness Training for Embedded Departments at Addenbrooke's Hospital Not bookable 12:00 - 13:00 Alice Fisher Lecture Theatre

Fire Safety Awareness training provided by the NHS for all embedded tenants. It is recommended that this training be refreshed every 2-3 years.

Please note: Bookings will close one week before the event.

The Squiggly Careers - Podcast Group new [Places] 12:00 - 13:00 CPMO: MS Teams

You've heard of a book group, but how about one for podcasts? In these sessions we will focus on a different episode from the wonderful Squiggly Careers Amazing If podcasts, which includes over 300 episodes on career based topics ranging from coaching and confidence, to strength and values.

Before each session you will be sent a link to a podcast episode to listen to and reflect upon. During the session you will be led through a selection of tasks/exercises recommended in the episode Pod Sheet. You will have the opportunity to work on these individually and then reflect back as a group.

Session 9: How to increase your visibility at work

In this episode podcast hosts talk about the actions you can take to increase your visibility with authenticity. It’s not about doing more work and it’s not about being the person who shouts about the loudest. It’s more about the simple and consistent things you do so your work is seen, heard, and recognised.

WSN (Women's Staff Network) Event new [Places] 12:00 - 13:00

The EDI Team would like to reinstate the Women's Staff Network (WSN). We are inviting staff to attend a one-hour online event to contribute to the development of the Network.

During the event, we will seek to establish a committee and identify key priorities for the Network.

Export control training (12-1pm)

Overview

The UK has an obligation to ensure that goods, technology or software that can be used for a military purpose or contribute towards the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction are not exported into the wrong hands. This may affect research data, research equipment or publications, even in areas that have no intended military application. This training course provides an overview of export control legislations and how it may impact academic research, equipment, collaborations and outputs.

Integrity training (1pm-2pm)

Overview

As part of our mission to produce internationally excellent research, the University needs to ensure that that the research findings it produces are trustworthy, that they have integrity. This session provides an overview of the expectations on researchers as regards the integrity of their research, the challenges that can be faced in living up to these expectations and what can be done to facilitate a culture of research integrity. We will discuss issues ranging from research misconduct through to steps that can be taken to encourage best practice. The session will be a mixture of talk and workshop - exploring real life scenarios and encouraging discussions of what else the University can do to support integrity in research.

It is not necessary to stay for both parts of the training. Come and stay for export control or integrity training or both.

12:15
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 12:15 - 12:35 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

12:40
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 12:40 - 13:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

13:00

This session discusses the benefits and challenges of maintaining an online presence as a researcher. Part of two sessions on this topic, this second session looks at using social media as a researcher. We will look at the practicalities and pros and cons of online engagement through tools such as Twitter/X, Mastodon, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Participants should expect to have the opportunity to critically evaluate the various options presented in this session with the overall aim of being better informed when deciding where to invest their time and efforts when building an academic presence online.

13:25
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 13:25 - 13:45 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

13:30

This workshop will introduce you to a range of core project management principles which you can apply within your research projects to more effectively plan and monitor your activities.

In this 3-hour online session, you will:

  • examine how to define the scope of a research project, including the delivery of outputs, impact and knowledge exchange
  • discuss how to engage and manage the expectations of stakeholders to enable smooth project delivery
  • explore how your planning and monitoring of research projects is shaped by your methodologies and the expectations of funders
  • learn to use key planning, risk management and monitoring tools to effectively manage research projects
  • identify your own challenges in managing research projects and discuss ways to overcome them.

Please note: it is important that when you book this course, on the booking confirmation page, select Add to Calendar to start importing the appointment to your calendar.

13:50
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 13:50 - 14:10 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

14:00
Virtual Writing Retreats [Places] 14:00 - 16:00 Online

Do you have a deadline coming up or a piece of writing that’s long overdue? Or maybe some data analysis that keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list?

Our online retreats give you time, peace, and space to think and write. Each session will provide a friendly and constructive environment in which to meet like-minded peers, discuss challenges, and work in a focused way using the Pomodoro technique.

These virtual retreats are being hosted collaboratively across several institutions to encourage researchers across career stages and institutions to come together in a sustainable writing environment.

The retreats will take place several times per month throughout the academic year and you can attend as many as you like (within booking limits for each session).

Please note: It is important that when you book this course, on the booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process of importing the course appointment to your calendar.

Do you have further questions following your recent supervising experiences? Do you have ideas or experiences that you’d like to share with others? This interactive session is for anyone who attended the workshop ‘An Introduction to Undergraduate Supervision’ and who has started supervising. This 90-minute session aims to follow up with new undergraduate supervisors on their teaching experiences and to answer any questions they might have.

The session will include:

  • Q&A about supervisory experience
  • Sharing of examples of supervisory practice
  • Small-group discussions with peers on teaching experiences
CLIC: Spanish: Beginner (Intensive) (3 of 9) In progress 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

Fun introductory course to Spanish. This course is for those with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Word 365: Dissertations, Theses and Long Documents (Live Online Using MS Teams) [Places] 14:00 - 17:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

This course is mainly aimed at undergraduate students writing their first thesis, but is also suitable for staff who need to write a long document. It is designed to give an insight and hands on practice into the more advanced features of Microsoft Word that are relevant to producing substantial reports.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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14:15
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 14:15 - 14:35 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

14:40
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 14:40 - 15:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

15:00
CULP: Russian Intermediate 2 charged (14 of 15) In progress 15:00 - 17:00 Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, Room 219

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At intermediate 1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

15:25
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 15:25 - 15:45 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

15:50
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 15:50 - 16:10 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

16:00
CLIC: Japanese: Beginner Intensive (7 of 9) In progress 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 2

Introductory course to Japanese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Japanese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

CLIC: Chinese: Beginner (Intensive) (3 of 9) In progress 16:00 - 18:00 CLIC online teaching

Introductory course to Chinese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Chinese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

16:15
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Full] 16:15 - 16:35 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

16:40
SCM Staff Massages (In Person Face to Face) new [Places] 16:40 - 17:00 Clinical School, Seminar Room 4

School of Clinical Medicine Employees are invited to attend a 20 minute massage by Lucy Hall Massage.

Seated Massage, or ‘chair massage’, is performed while you are seated in a specially designed massage chair. The massage chair is designed for you to rest slightly forward with your arms and legs supported. It also has a face cradle to support your head.

In the 20 minute massages we do Swedish massage including; Head, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, lower & middle back, and glutes. Your massage therapist Katerina will work your muscles and knots through your clothes and adapt the massage to exactly what the customer needs or wants.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar.

17:00
CULP: Russian Basic 1 charged (14 of 15) In progress 17:00 - 19:00 Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, Room 219

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At basic level the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

CULP: Korean Basic 2 charged (12 of 15) CANCELLED 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

18:00
CULP: Arabic Basic 2 charged (15 of 15) In progress 18:00 - 20:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At basic level the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

CULP: Portuguese Intermediate 2 charged (11 of 15) CANCELLED 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At intermediate 2 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.