Research methods and skills


Training and professional development for researchers at various stage in their career: graduate and doctoral students, early-career researchers, and those with substantial experience looking for a refresher or extending their research into new areas

  • Mixed research methods

  • Medical and health sciences

  • Ecological research

  • Management and presentation skills

Flexible courses designed to be accessible to busy researchers, delivered by experienced tutors from a range of health, social scientific and ecological research communities.

The courses use a range of formats, including face-to-face, online, and blended learning. Most of the courses can be taken 'for credit' by research students seeking to build a portfolio of accredited training and development.

Upcoming courses

The Wars of The Roses: Power, Politics and Personalities (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 11 Sep 2019 to 22 Nov 2019

Short Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Research Skills

  • Professional development
  • Mon 16 Sep 2019 to 12 Nov 2019

The History of Medicine (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 25 Sep 2019 to 01 Nov 2019

From Your Kitchen to the Nobel Prize: The Great Story of Fruit Flies in Science

  • Short courses
  • Tue 08 Oct 2019 to Tue 10 Dec 2019
  • 7:00-9:00pm 10 meetings

Evidence-Based Surgery

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 14 Oct 2019 to 18 Oct 2019