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Introduction to statistics (Group B)

Research Skills

Monday, 11 November 2019 to Friday, 29 November 2019, 1pm - 4pm

This MSD Skills training course consists of four half-day sessions a week apart and is suitable for all MSD postgraduate research students and postdoctoral early career researchers using and interpreting statistical data. No prior statistical knowledge is needed.

Introduction to statistics (Group A)

Research Skills

Thursday, 14 November 2019 to Thursday, 05 December 2019, 9.30am - 12.30pm

This MSD Skills training course consists of four half-day sessions a week apart and is suitable for all MSD postgraduate research students and postdoctoral early career researchers using and interpreting statistical data. No prior statistical knowledge is needed.

Large group and lecturing

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Friday, 22 November 2019 to Friday, 29 November 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm

This two day classroom based MSD Skills training course enables early career researchers and DPhils at 3+ years to develop the skills to become a good lecturer.

Writing a Transfer Report’ Follow-up session

Communication Skills Research Skills

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10am to 12.30pm

This is a follow up session for people who have previously attended 'Writing a Transfer Report' and have a detailed outline prepared.

Experimental design and Statistics in Pre-clinical Research: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Research Skills

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9.30am to 5pm

This full day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to understand the issues underpinning good experimental design, the bedrock of reproducible science.

Planning and designing research: clinical sciences

Research Skills

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm

This half day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for all postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to make sure their clinical research project is rigorous and reproducible.

How to work with your supervisor

Communication Skills Research Skills

Monday, 02 December 2019, 10am to 1pm

This half day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for first year DPhil students looking to establish a productive working relationship with their supervisor.

Writing and publishing research papers

Communication Skills Research Skills

Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 9.30am to 4.30pm

This full day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for postgraduate research students (year 2 onwards) and early career researchers wanting to write medical journal papers and get them published.

Viva preparation

Research Skills

Thursday, 05 December 2019, 1pm to 5pm

This half day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for 3rd and 4th year DPhil students preparing for their viva voce.

Writing a thesis

Communication Skills Research Skills

Friday, 06 December 2019, 9.30am to 1pm

This half day classroom based MSD Skillls training course is suitable for those in their final or penultimate year of their DPhil ready to structure and write their thesis.

Innovation strategy

Career Development Communication Skills

Monday, 09 December 2019 to Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9.30am - 4pm

Modular innovation strategy programme for MSD DPhil students with active research involvement and a keen interest in innovation strategy

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism

Research Skills

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9.30am to 12pm

This half day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for all postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to analyse and compare their biological data using model fitting. No prior statistical knowledge is required.

Writing a Thesis’ Follow-up session

Communication Skills Research Skills

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10am to 12.30pm

This follow up session is suitable for those who have previously attended 'Writing a Thesis', and have a detailed outline prepared.

Computational Biochemistry

Research Skills

Monday, 16 December 2019 to Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 10am - 1pm

This three day classroom based MSD Skills training course suitable for all postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to gain the practical skills needed for effective computational biochemistry.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford

Career Development Teaching Skills

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10am to 4.30pm

This full day classroom based MSD Skills Training course is suitable for postgraduate research students and postdoctoral early career researchers in the Division who are intending to teach in the University and HE more generally.

Transfer of status

Research Skills

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10am to 1pm

This half-day classroom based MSD Skills training course is suitable for first year DPhil students preparing for their transfer of status.

Writing a transfer report

Communication Skills Research Skills

Friday, 17 January 2020, 9.30am to 1pm

This MSD Skills half-day classroom based training course is most suited to DPhil students at the end of their first year preparing to write a transfer report.

Research Techniques Day

Research Skills

Friday, 17 January 2020, 9.30am to 3.30pm

Introduction to research ethics and research integrity

Career Development Research Skills

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pm

This half-day classroom based MSD Skills training course should be attended by first year DPhil students but is relevant to all postgraduate research students and postdoctoral early career researchers whose research involves human beings.

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