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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

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.

Skoll Centre Early Career Research Fellowships: Call for Applications:

Recognising and supporting early career academics working to generate knowledge that accelerates social impact.

MPLS Enterprise and Innovation Fellows 2021

If you are an entrepreneurially minded post-doc, why not apply to be an Enterprise and Innovation Fellow, working with us to shape and sustain development of our Enterprise programme, supporting researchers to explore the creative and commercial potential of their work.