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How MT20 online courses will run

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills Teaching Skills

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 to Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 12.10pm - 5pm

This page describes how our MSD Skills online training courses will run this term, what to expect, and how to access pre-work and other course materials.

Links to online Statistics courses

Career Development Communication Skills Research Skills Teaching Skills

Thursday, 01 October 2020 to Thursday, 31 December 2020, 12am - 1am

MSD Skills are unable to provide our 'Introduction to statistics' training during MT20, 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 new Advancing Teaching and Learning Programme, starting Jan 2021 and leading to the award of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, is now open to staff who meet the application criteria.

'Writing a thesis’ and ‘Writing a transfer report’ are changing

Communication Skills Research Skills

Thursday, 26 November 2020 to Friday, 18 December 2020, 12am - 1am

We are changing the way these courses run. We aim to have the updated course arrangements on the website before Christmas.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Monday, 07 December 2020, 10am to 1pm

***THIS COURSE IS NOW 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.

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

Research Skills

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 10am to 4pm

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

Introduction to Computational Chemistry ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 14 December 2020 to Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 10am - 4pm

This MSD Skills online training course has been adapted from the classroom version. It is suitable for all postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to understand the practical skills needed for effective computational biochemistry.

Research techniques day ONLINE

Research Skills

Friday, 15 January 2021, 9.25am to 4pm

This all day virtual event is for MSD DPhils and other scientists who want to learn about the research techniques used across the Division.

Intro to R for Biologists

Research Skills

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 to Wednesday, 03 February 2021, 10am - 1pm

Viva preparation ONLINE

Research Skills

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

This interactive online MSD Skills training course is most suitable for those in their third or fourth year of their DPhil preparing for their viva.

Fiji/ImageJ analysis course ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 25 January 2021 to Friday, 29 January 2021, 9.30am - 12pm

This four half day online interactive sessions are suitable for all MSD postgraduate research students and postdoctoral early career researchers involved with bright field and fluorescence microscopy.

Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 01 February 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

his 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.

How and why to undertake systematic review ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 15 February 2021, 2pm to 3.30pm

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

How to work with your supervisor ONLINE

Communication Skills Research Skills

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 2pm to 4pm

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

Primary qualitative research made simple ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 22 February 2021 to Monday, 01 March 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.

Large group and lecturing ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 to Friday, 05 March 2021, 9.30am - 12pm

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.

Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Thursday, 25 February 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.

Viva preparation ONLINE

Research Skills

Tuesday, 02 March 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

This interactive online MSD Skills training course is most suitable for those in their third or fourth year of their DPhil preparing for their viva.

Analysing biological data by model fitting in GraphPad Prism ONLINE

Research Skills

Tuesday, 09 March 2021, 9.30am to 12pm

The course is suitable for all MSD postgraduate research students and early career researchers wanting to analyse and compare their biological data using model fitting. No prior statistical knowledge is required.

Planning, designing and critically appraising clinical research ONLINE

Communication Skills Research Skills

Tuesday, 09 March 2021 to Friday, 12 March 2021, 1pm - 4pm

This live interactive online course consisting of two three hour sessions is suitable for all MSD postgraduate research students looking to plan and conduct plan and conduct reproducible clinical research projects.

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