Course Directory

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.
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 | Fieldwork
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.
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.
Research Funding | Research and Leadership Management | Personal and Career Development
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

The session is an opportunity to learn more about the funding sources

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…
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An interactive session run by the Careers Service, this session will discuss and practice the skills required for effective performance at interview.
Research Funding
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An information workshop to participate and learn about the nature of the ESRC New Investigator scheme.
Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Few of us like the idea of ‘networking’.

Personal and Career Development

This session will outline the roles available in the early stages of an academic career, what each job entails and progression prospects.

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

Hands-on workshop session led by The Conversation Editors:Andrew Naughtie - Politics and Society Editor

Research Methods | Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

This session provides an opportunity for doctoral students to learn about using Social Science data archives to inform their research.

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

If you're in an academic career, or if you're looking to pursue one, communicating your research to a range of audiences is probably going to be an…

Research Funding
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Intended for early career researchers who, having secured departmental support, will submit an application for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships…
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Mapping your ideas is a creative way to organise your thinking. There are a range of tools such as concept maps, mind maps or idea maps.

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

This ‘conversation’ around juggling different roles within an academic career will be an informal group discussion (facilitated by a careers adviser), with…

Academic Communication | Research and Leadership Management
Doctoral Students

Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally.

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

This is a 1 day interactive workshop all about presenting, pitching ideas and sharing information.  You must have attended the

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

This is a 1 day interactive workshop all about presenting, pitching ideas and sharing information.  You must have attended the Presenation Skills

Personal and Career Development
Doctoral Students | 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?

Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Google is often dismissed as being irrelevant to the academic literature search.

Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
In this course students from across the Social Sciences Division will explore a range of the qualitative approaches which come under the umbrella of discourse…
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…

Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

A full day workshop on public engagement through the media with two experienced former BBC journalists.

Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

This session aims to help academics to engage with policy-makers and aims to give you confidence to hold your own feeding your research insights into policy…

Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

This session aims to help academics to engage with policy-makers and aims to give you confidence to hold your own feeding your research insights into policy…

Research Methods | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil

These informal lunchtime sessions aim to create a space for researchers to share their experiences, expectations, hopes and fears about carrying out…

Research Funding
Established Academics & Researchers

This briefing is an opportunity to learn about the requirements of, and uses for, these mid-career schemes.

Research Methods | Fieldwork
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
This training session is designed to generate reflection about key challenges and particularities encountered in research with children and adolescents.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
This half-day workshop will provide an overview of and theoretical approaches to qualitative data analysis and the use of software like NVivo to aid data…
Academic Communication | Personal and Career Development
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

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

Research Methods | Bibliographic and Computing Skills
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
This half-day workshop is a practical qualitative analysis workshop using NVivo.
Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

 

Research and Leadership Management
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers
Course intended for Early to Mid-Career Researchers who are designing a research project which involves a team of researchers or are managing their first grant.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A term-long course on ethnographic research and writing run by the Department of Education and the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in Trinity…
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
This short course offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term explores the use of archives and primary records in…
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
A short course on elite interviewing methods offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A term-long course in the Saïd Business School providing an introduction to Social Network Analysis (SNA).
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A term-long course in the Saïd Business School on advanced qualitative methods for management research.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
A short course on content analysis offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
A short course on panel data analysis offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A short course on causal inference in the social sciences run by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
A short course introducing experimental research in political science offered by the Department of Politics and International Relations in Trinity term.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil
A course on innovation research offered by the Saïd Business School in Hilary term.
Research Funding
Established Academics & Researchers

This joint Social Sciences/ Humanities Division meeting is strictly for all those who plan to apply for the ERC Advanced Grant scheme in 2017 (submission…

Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
This short course will explore a variety of approaches to qualitative interviews in the social sciences, providing participants with practical guidance on the…
Academic Communication | Research Methods
Doctoral Students
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…
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.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil

The aim of this one-day course is to enable participants who are mainly used to the application of qualitative data analysis to both understand and…

Academic Communication | Public Engagement, Knowledge Exchange and Impact
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

A full day workshop on public engagement through the media with two experienced former BBC journalists.

Research Funding
Doctoral Students | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An opportunity to participate and learn about the inside track on the whys and wherefores of the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship application process.
Academic Communication | Research Funding
Doctoral Students | 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.

Research Funding
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

In this session, you will learn about Oxford's internal research fund: the John Fell Fund.

Research Funding | Research and Leadership Management
Post-docs & Early Career Researchers | Established Academics & Researchers

This session is designed to provide researchers with an understanding and practical experience of the nature of multi-disciplinary collaboration in research…