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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.

Intro to R for Biologists ONLINE

Research Skills

Sunday, 11 April 2021 to Wednesday, 05 May 2021, 9.30am - 1pm

This interactive online MSD Skills training course is aimed at MSD postgraduate research students and staff with minimal or no programming experience who want to create reproducible workflows for biological data analysis in R.

MRC DTP Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Monday, 26 April 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.

Preparation for a successful final DPhil viva ONLINE

Research Skills

Tuesday, 27 April 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, NOT for transfer viva or MSc taught students.

Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Thursday, 06 May 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.

Scientific computing in MATLAB

Research Skills

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

This course aims to give students a good understanding of the MATLAB programming language, and the use of MATLAB in data analysis, image analysis, numerical calculus, linear algebra and the solution of ODEs. Where applicable, a revision of elements of A-level mathematics needed for these areas is provided. Elements of software engineering are covered to give students the ability to write well-structured code, as well as how to use MATLAB to present their work using movies or Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs). The course is self-taught: students will work through guided online material over six weeks, with direct access to the course tutor via MS Teams.

Preparing for learning and teaching at Oxford ONLINE

Career Development Communication Skills Teaching Skills

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 10am to 1pm

***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.

Transfer of status ONLINE

Research Skills

Wednesday, 12 May 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.

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, 2pm 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.

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, 10am 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 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.

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