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Links to online Statistics courses

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills Teaching Skills

Thursday, 01 October 2020 to Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 12am - 1am

MSD Skills are unable to provide our 'Introduction to statistics' training until we return to classroom teaching, but we have listed some alternative online statistics resources here.

Advancing Teaching and Learning Programme

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills Teaching Skills

Thursday, 08 October 2020 to Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 3pm - 6pm

Ready to develop your teaching skills at Oxford? The Advancing Teaching and Learning Programme leading to the award of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, is now open to staff who meet the application criteria. Booking information available for TT21.

Links to Presentation skills training

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills

Thursday, 10 December 2020 to Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 2pm - 5pm

Presentation skills training available elsewhere in the University

Writing a thesis - two part online course

Communication Skills Research Skills

Monday, 14 December 2020 to Sunday, 01 August 2021, 9am - 9am

This interactive online MSD Skills training course complements 'Viva preparation' and is designed for those in the final or second to last year of their DPhil who are preparing to write their thesis. Part 1 has to be completed in Canvas before booking links for the optional live sessions are made available.

Writing a transfer report - two part online course

Communication Skills Research Skills

Monday, 14 December 2020 to Sunday, 01 August 2021, 9am - 9am

This interactive online MSD Skills training course complements 'Transfer of status' and is most suitable for first-year DPhil students in their second or third term who are preparing to write their transfer report. First term DPhil students may find many of the exercises are not yet helpful. Part 1 has to be completed in Canvas before booking links for the optional live sessions are made available.

Scientific computing in MATLAB

Research Skills

Friday, 07 May 2021 to Thursday, 17 June 2021, 9am - 5pm

This online self-guided learning course is for MSD postgraduate researchers who want to gain a good understanding of MATLAB's programming language and applications.

Primary qualitative research made simple ONLINE

Research Skills

Friday, 14 May 2021 to Friday, 21 May 2021, 9.30am - 11.30am

Online interactive two day course suitable for Medical Sciences Division researchers who want to learn more about qualitative research with a view to conducting a qualitative research study. This course contains pre-work you will need to complete before each live session.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Monday, 17 May 2021, 1pm to 5pm

***This course is fully booked*** This online 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. This course contains pre-work you will need to complete before the live session.

MRC DTP Preparation for a successful final DPhil viva ONLINE

Research Skills

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

This live online interactive course is for MRC DTP in their third or fourth year of their DPhil preparing for their viva.

How to work with your supervisor ONLINE

Communication Skills Research Skills

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 10am to 12pm

This interactive online session is suitable for MSD first year DPhil students (and some MSD MSc students).

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 9am to 1pm

This online 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. This course contains pre-work you will need to complete before the live session.

Research ethics and research integrity - an introduction - ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 24 May 2021, 9.30am to 12.30pm

This half-day interactive online 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.

How and why to undertake a systematic review ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 24 May 2021, 2pm to 4pm

***This course is fully booked*** This online course is for MSD researchers and covers the principles of performing a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Experimental Design and Statistics in Preclinical Research: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly - 2 day ONLINE

Research Skills

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 to Thursday, 27 May 2021, 2pm - 12.30pm

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

Writing a research paper ONLINE

Career Development Research Skills

Tuesday, 01 June 2021, 10am to 11.30am

***This course is fully booked*** This online interactive course for MSD postgraduate research students and early career researchers provides insights on how to structure and write a research paper for peer-reviewed journals. This course consists of pre-work in Canvas before a live online session.

Large group and lecturing ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 to Friday, 11 June 2021, 9.30am - 12.30pm

This live online workshop delivered in four separate three-hour sessions and is suitable for MSD postgraduate research students and early career researchers looking to teach and wanting to learn the principles and practices of effective lecturing and group sessions.

Being for Beginners

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills Teaching Skills

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 to Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 4pm - 5pm

This course is for MSD postgraduate researchers and consists of six one-hour workshops that blend wellbeing ideas and practices with opportunities for self-reflection.

Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Thursday, 03 June 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

This 2.5 hours interactive online MSD Skills training course is suitable for first year DPhil/MSc research students preparing for their first milestone; transfer of status.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Thursday, 03 June 2021, 1pm to 5pm

This online 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. This course contains pre-work you will need to complete before the live session.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Monday, 07 June 2021, 1pm to 5pm

This online 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. This course contains pre-work you will need to complete before the live session.

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