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

An Introduction to Cancer Research

  • Short courses
  • Fri 24 Jan 2020 to Fri 27 Mar 2020
  • 2:00-4:00pm 10 meetings

Mixed Methods in Health Research

  • Professional development
  • Mon 27 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020

Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research

  • Professional development
  • Mon 03 Feb 2020 to 27 Mar 2020

Archaeology and Ancient DNA

  • Short courses
  • Sat 08 Feb 2020 to 09 Feb 2020

Systematic Reviews

  • Professional development
  • Mon 02 Mar 2020 to 06 Mar 2020