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 | 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.
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 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.

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.

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
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 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).
Personal and Career Development
Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Springboard development programme for women

Research Methods
Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil
This short course will cover the use of reflective and ethical skills across all the stages of conducting an empirical research study.
Research Methods
Doctoral Students | Year 1 DPhil | Year 2 DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
An 8 week online course for researchers run by the Department of Continuing Education which critically discusses mixed methods approaches to social science…
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…

Teaching
Doctoral Students | Year 2 DPhil | Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers
Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT) programmes are intended for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers who are new to teaching. To participate in DLT…
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 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…
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.
Personal and Career Development
Year 3+ DPhil | Post-docs & Early Career Researchers

Are you confident that your CV and covering letter will impress prospective employers?

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.

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.

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

This exciting one-day conference is prompted by a growing mutual enthusiasm for interaction between research staff/DPhil students across the University and…

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…