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 Radiocarbon Dating and Bayesian Chronological Analysis

  • Short courses
  • Mon 19 Mar 2018 to 21 Mar 2018
  • 9.00am Monday - 5.00pm Wednesday

Essential Medical Statistics

  • Professional development
  • Mon 09 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018

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

  • Short courses
  • Wed 18 Apr 2018 to 29 Jun 2018

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

  • Professional development
  • Tue 24 Apr 2018 to 19 Jun 2018

Introduction to Statistics for Health Care Research

  • Professional development
  • Mon 30 Apr 2018 to 06 Jul 2018