Course Directory

ONLINE COURSE
Academic Communication | Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Selection of online courses to help you improve your presentation skills and make your presentations more effective and engaging.
ONLINE COURSE
Research Methods | Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
MANTRA is a free online course for those who manage digital data as part of their research project. This course introduces you to the concept of research data…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
Video podcast of workshop given by Hugh Kearns, recognised internationally as a public speaker, educator and researcher. The workshop helps you to understand…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This playlist provides a general introduction to project management and provides tips and ideas for successfully managing projects.
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An online course covering good research practice and the principles of responsible research, includes video clips and interactive exercises.
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This video podcast given by Hugh Kearns will describe the most useful strategies that thousands of researchers have found helpful in balancing the many demands…
ONLINE COURSE
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Ever had the feeling you are going to be found out? Hugh Kearns' video podcast on the imposter syndrome looks at the psychological research and outlines…
ONLINE COURSE
Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A PhD is a major undertaking yet many people spend more time planning a weekend away than they do planning the next three years of their life. This generally…
ONLINE COURSE
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
This 10 week online course is run by the Department of Continuing Education each term.
Research Methods | Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

The Reproducible Research Oxford project is running a Data

Personal and Career Development
Run by the Careers Service, this workshop looks at the value of doing a doctorate in today's employment market. Designed for research assistants and Masters by…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Looking to manage your career more effectively?

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Personal and Career Development

Open to anyone considering applying for a PhD.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

It is increasingly recognised that some social sciences research places exceptional emotional demands on the researcher, and that managing these emotional…

Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Year 1 DPhil
This student led course covers what to expect as you embark on your DPhil studies and how to manage your first year effectively.
Research and Leadership Management | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An introductory session looking at the ethics review system in Oxford, common ethical issues which may arise, and advice on how to write an application for…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Academic Communication | Research Methods
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
A practical guide to the basics of writing about methods. Drawing on good (and bad) examples throughout, and interspersed with hands-on exercises, the course…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students

Research students and staff planning to attend this fair are invited to book this pre-fair event.

Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Course for late stage DPhils and Early Career Researchers who are designing a research project for grant submission.
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This intensive workshop on producing effective CVs and Cover Letters is specifically for doctoral research students and research staff, whether they ar

Academic Communication | Personal and Career Development
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This course examines how you can write impactfully about your research.

Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
The course provides an opportunity to think through planning and logistical aspects of fieldwork in a variety of scenario based exercises and trainer led…
Research Methods | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of some key issues in methods design, conducting fieldwork, including collecting and managing data in the…

Research Methods | Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Interactive presentations and visualisations provide a unique exploratory tool for your research findings and data, suitable for both subject experts and a…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Are you considering an academic career?

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Interactive course run by the Careers Service for those planning to apply for academic jobs.
Academic Communication | Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

A key component of becoming a successful academic researcher is the ability to win funding for your research.

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This ‘conversation’ around gender, age and progression in academia will be an informal group discussion (facilitated by a careers adviser), with two gu

Personal and Career Development
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

New job or direction in mind?  Do you want to brush up on the practicalities of preparing for interviews and presentations?

Research Funding
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Workshop giving the inside track on applying to the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme, relevant for late stage DPhils and ECRs with up to 5 years…
Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Personal and Career Development
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Are you considering a career change? Wondering if you are employable and/or what you might be giving up? In this workshop we will explore our understanding of…
Research and Leadership Management
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Are you being invited by journal editors to review research manuscripts? Do you find reviewing a time-­‐consuming, difficult or stressful activity?

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

 

Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This session is about understanding how to write a case for support for a funding application.