Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Online courses

PhD student online training courses (topics include statistics; imaging; academic writing; and data management). Some you can do any time, and others run at specific times of the year.

Statistics courses

Information on online courses: 'Introductory Statistics for Life Scientists', and 'Statistics Foundations' on Lynda.com

Imaging for scientists

Beginners Guide to Imaging for Scientists.

Academic writing

Resources designed to support postgraduate level academic writing skills: the eWriting online course, Writing a First Year Report independent study course, and Writing Up Qualitative Research independent study course.

Research Ethics and Integrity - an introduction

This online course is designed to help postgraduate research students understand the core principles of research ethics and integrity. It's aimed at all research students and explains these basic principles to help you to understand any subject or project-specific advice or policies.

Data management training

University research data management programme webpages

Ready to research

Ready to research is a bank of online open educational resources covering a range of topics on doing a research degree in the UK.