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 two online courses: 'Introductory Statistics for Life Scientists', and 'Statistics for the Terrified'.

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.

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.

Global Research Ethics and Integrity

The Global Research Ethics and Integrity online course is a joint project of members of Universitas 21, an international network of universities in 12 countries, which seeks to engage postgraduate students in considerations of ethical issues in a global context.