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What training do I need?

It’s important to think about the kind of skills and experience you will need to develop in order to carry out your research and successfully complete your DPhil.

Training and development courses

Browse our current MPLS Researcher Training and Development course programme

Blog posts

Research Staff & Fellows: get your voice heard!

MPLS Town Hall Meeting for Fixed Term Research Staff and Fellows, Tuesday 23 February 2021, noon

Science Minister commits to changing research culture

Amanda Solloway reveals how her personal experience of harassment has driven her commitment to overhaul research culture

Three Minute Thesis Competition - deadline 19 Feb

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.

Speakers announced for MPLS Welcome to Women in STEM networking event!

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.

UKRI Early Career Researcher Forum opens to applications

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.