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December 2021

Wed 8
UIS Wellbeing: Search Inside Yourself Programme new (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

What is the Search Inside Yourself programme?

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) programme is a popular immersive leadership programme born in Google and based on Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience and Mindfulness. SIY will teach emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, strong collaboration, and effective leadership.

The mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills you'll learn will help you:

Experience greater well-being, resilience and stress management Improve performance, collaboration and empathy Increase effectiveness and decision-making capacity Cultivate innovative, creative thinking Build more effective relationships

Customised Clouds? - Google Cloud presenters will provide an overview of:

  • Google Earth Engine - 20 minutes
    • Review of this new offering, e.g. for researchers and IOT use cases
  • Cloud Journey - 20 minutes
    • perspective on evolution and applicability of cloud
    • from "Cloud 1.0" (migrating VMs from on-premise to a public cloud data centre)
    • to Digital Transformation and adoption of cloud native technologies
  • Containerisation, Cloud Run & Kubernetes - 20 minutes
    • where, when should you consider it, what are the benefits?
  • Review of Google Cloud Research Credits and Teaching/Learning Credits - 10 minutes
    • potential applicability at the University
  • Open Discussion, Q & A, Contingency - 15 minutes

For reference: Hands on guide to Google Cloud - https://techdesign.uis.cam.ac.uk/en/latest/guidance/hands-on-google-cloud

Thu 9
UIS Wellbeing: Search Inside Yourself Programme new (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

What is the Search Inside Yourself programme?

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) programme is a popular immersive leadership programme born in Google and based on Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience and Mindfulness. SIY will teach emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, strong collaboration, and effective leadership.

The mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills you'll learn will help you:

Experience greater well-being, resilience and stress management Improve performance, collaboration and empathy Increase effectiveness and decision-making capacity Cultivate innovative, creative thinking Build more effective relationships

Thu 16
Writing for the web part 2 new [Places] 15:00 - 16:00 Online

We will show you how users read web content and explore common patterns of behaviour. Once you’ve understood how users consume your content, you’ll feel more confident that you’re helping to provide a good user experience.

This is aimed at an intermediate level and a follow-up from the previous session: Writing for the web part 1