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

Essential Medical Statistics

  • Professional development
  • Mon 21 Oct 2019 to 25 Oct 2019

Objects of Charity: Themes and Sources for Researching the History of Charities

  • Short courses
  • Sat 26 Oct 2019 to 27 Oct 2019
  • 9.45am Sat - 3.30pm Sun

Systematic Reviews

  • Professional development
  • Mon 04 Nov 2019 to 08 Nov 2019

Qualitative Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 11 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019

Family, Kin and Community: Reconstitution Techniques for Local Historians

  • Short courses
  • Sat 23 Nov 2019 to 24 Nov 2019
  • 9.45am Sat - 3.30pm Sun