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

Short Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Research Skills

  • Professional development
  • Mon 25 Sep 2017 to 21 Nov 2017

History of Medicine (Online)

  • Short courses
  • Wed 27 Sep 2017 to 03 Nov 2017

Mixing it up: Understanding and using mixed methods research in social sciences

  • Professional development
  • Mon 02 Oct 2017 to 27 Nov 2017

Discover Cancer Research: a Beginner's Guide to the World of Oncology

  • Short courses
  • Tue 03 Oct 2017 to Tue 05 Dec 2017
  • 2:00-4:00pm 10 meetings

The Structure of Clinical Trials and Experimental Therapeutics

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Mon 09 Oct 2017 to 13 Oct 2017