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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

Developing learning and teaching

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 to Thursday, 20 February 2020, 9.30am - 12.30pm

This MSD Skills training course consists of three half-day sessions a week apart and is suitable for postgraduate research students and early career researchers who have already completed PLTO.

Introduction to statistics (Group B)

Research Skills

Monday, 24 February 2020 to Thursday, 12 March 2020, 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

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 to Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 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.

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism

Research Skills

Monday, 09 March 2020, 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 analyse and compare their biological data using model fitting. No prior statistical knowledge is required.

How to work with your supervisor

Communication Skills Research Skills

Monday, 09 March 2020, 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.

Viva preparation

Research Skills

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 1pm to 4pm

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

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 12.30pm to 4pm

This half-day MSD Skills training course is most suitable for those in the 3rd year of their DPhil who are preparing to write up their thesis.

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

Research Skills

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 9am 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.

Viva preparation

Research Skills

Monday, 23 March 2020, 10am to 1pm

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

MRC DTP Presentation skills

Communication Skills

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 10am to 4pm

This course instance is only available to second year MRC DTP students. For all other MSD DPhil students, please check the calendar for other available dates.

Writing a thesis

Communication Skills Research Skills

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 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.

Transfer of status

Research Skills

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 1pm to 4pm

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, 27 March 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.