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

Introduction to Study Design and Research Methods

  • Professional development
  • Mon 26 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018

Systematic Reviews

  • Professional development
  • Mon 03 Dec 2018 to 07 Dec 2018

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

  • Short courses
  • Mon 14 Jan 2019 to 29 Mar 2019

What's New in Cancer Research?

  • Short courses
  • Sat 19 Jan 2019

Exploring our Origins: The Rise of Homo Sapiens

  • Short courses
  • Wed 23 Jan 2019 to Wed 27 Mar 2019
  • 2:00-4:00pm 10 meetings