Career Development and Training
We provide training and resources to support you in carrying out your research and develop and progress your career. All our courses are currently being delivered online – see below for details.
If you are unable to take part in our courses, particularly during lockdown, or prefer to work individually rather than attend courses, our self-access Researcher Development Resources provide information, tools and support on a range of topics.
Training Brochure Hilary 2021
Researcher Development Resources
Thursday, 14 January 2021 to Thursday, 18 February 2021, 3pm - 5pm
A fast-paced introduction to the language and tools used by industry and commercial organisations, with opportunities to interact with live speakers from business, culminating in a live industry challenge for the group to apply their knowledge and tools. Runs weekly, with self study materials to follow between each weekly in person session on Thursdays 15.00-17.00, starting 14th January. Expect to spend 2.5hrs – 3.5hrs per week to successfully complete this certificated programme.
3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! An 80,000 word thesis would take 9 hours to present; how about in just 3 minutes with the aid of a single slide? DPhil students are invited to apply to take part. Training and prizes are available! Training and final will take place virtually.
The Welcome to Women in STEM (virtual) networking event is run by MPLS on behalf of the women's societies. The event offers the chance to learn new networking skills with Professor Nessa Carey, chat informally with other women in STEM and meet representatives from the societies. Industry partners will also attend in our virtual exhibition area.
18 January 2021
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is calling on postdoctoral researchers, research associates and other early career researchers to join its new Early Career Researcher Forum.
Recognising and supporting early career academics working to generate knowledge that accelerates social impact.