Events

24th September & 1st October

Brewing Skills Gap Workshop

Sheffield Hallam University - Surrey Building

After the success of the Brewing Workshop in 2017, SHU are delivering a workshop that will bridge the gap between the General Certificate in Brewing (GCB) and the MSc in Brewing Science.

The workshop will cover:
- Basics of microbiology
- Genetics of yeast strains
- Storage and handling of yeast
- Yeast strain selection
- Basics of organic chemistry
- The molecular process and chemistry of brewing
- Brewing analysis
- Laboratory techniques to include microscopy, sterile techniques, plating out, UV-VIS colour and bitter analysis

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3rd October & 4th October

Cyber Security for SME's

Crucible Theatre Sheffield - Adelphi Room

In today’s world Cyber Security is an essential requirement for all organisations which cannot be ignored!
This workshop gives SMEs a toolkit to help protect themselves from cyber attacks and data breaches, alongside practical advice from South Yorkshire Police as to what to do when an attack happens.

The highly participatory workshop will combine a mix of presentations, practical examples and group exercises focusing on issues that are of direct relevance to your business.
Led by Cyber Security expert Prof. John Clark, the workshop includes practical sessions from the South Yorkshire Police Cyber and Digital Team, and leading network security professionals from the University of Sheffield Computing Service.

You'll also learn; Risk assessment and control, What goes wrong in practice, Cyber Essentials and what can be done to protect your business.

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4th October & 22nd October

Return to Work Workshop

Halifax Hall | Endcliffe Vale Road | S10 3ER Sheffield | United Kingdom

The issue of work and mental health has been continually rising up the agenda of employers. Mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety, stress-related problems) is the leading cause of sickness in the UK and more needs to be done to help people stay well at work.
This workshop will help you to understand how you can transform your back-to-work support for employees with mental health problems and help them to stay in work.

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4th October & 22nd October

Return to Work

Halifax Hall/The Edge, Sheffield

The issue of work and mental health has been continually rising up the agenda of employers. Mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety, stress-related problems) is the leading cause of sickness in the UK and more needs to be done to help people stay well at work.

These free workshops run by The University of Sheffield Management School, South Yorkshire Housing Association and the Department for Work and Pensions will help you to understand how you can transform your back-to-work support for employees with mental health problems and help them to stay in work. The workshops will be interactive and include direct expert input, group discussions, questions and answers, and trying out solutions, including recently developed toolkits that SMEs can use to develop practical strategies for supporting employees

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10th October & 11th October

Skills Acquisition and Talent Development in Sport

Rotherham Football Club - Aesseal New York Stadium, S60 1FJ

This two-day event will explore the contemporary theoretical ideas on skill acquisition and talent development in sport.

Delegates will have the opportunity to consider the practical application of the key scientific principles underlying the constraints-led perspective on developing skilled and talented athletes. This workshop will provide an understand of the applied scientific principles behind how to create an ecological context that helps learners to enhance their skill, athleticism and talent in different sports.

The workshop will draw on expertise from the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) and will be led by experts in skill acquisition, along with world leading practitioners and academics.

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15th October & 16th October

3D Modelling - Digitalising Construction for SME's

Heart of the Campus - Room HC 1.47 Collegiate Crescent - S10 2BP Sheffield

Join us at this free workshop to find out about digital construction, understand how you can engage with BIM and the commercial benefits for your business. The advantages include creating efficiencies, reducing cost, increasing profitability and opening the door to new commercial opportunities.

It is becoming increasingly important for SMEs in the construction supply chain to engage with digital technologies. Adoption can promote business growth and help to secure contracts in the private and public sector. National and international construction businesses are looking for their supply chains to adopt BIM and government contracts require suppliers to operate in a BIM environment.

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18th October

Chatbots: The Future Now

Crucible Theatre | 55 Norfolk Street | S1 1DA Sheffield | United Kingdom

Join us for an introduction to Chatbots, discover the potential for utilisation in sport and leisure  and  the applications for your organisation.

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30th October & 31st October

Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

AMRC Training Centre

A two day technical overview of the scientific principles underlying metals technology and how they are applied in practice.
The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals in an industrial context. Some prior understanding of metallurgical principles is assumed.

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