MVLS training courses for PGR students

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Some courses are offered more than once a year, and booking is usually made through My Campus. You can also search courses using the PGR Course Calendar.

Note: Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus we aim, where possible, to move courses taking place between now and August 2020 to an online format. We will try to update the information below as these become available.

Courses offered by the MVLS Graduate School

When

Where to Book (Course code)?

Analysing qualitative data

March: Tue 30th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6159

Applied statistics for postgraduate students (3 sessions)

November: Fri 6th, 13th and 20th, 2-5pm

January: Wed 13th, 20th & 27th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDD6002

Bio-imaging skills for postgraduate students

TBC

Contact Dr Craig Daly

Clinical trials, An introduction (2 sessions)

June: Mon 7th, 10am-1pm and Tue 8th, 10am-1pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6177

Critical appraisal of medical literature

November: Wed 25th, 9:30am-1pm
May: Wed 5th, 9:30am-1pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6115P

Design and analysis of comparative experiments (2 days)

March: Tue 23rd, 10am-5pm and Wed 24th, 10am-4pm

My Campus:
RSDA6099P

Developing rigour & validity in literature searches

October: Mon 5th, 2-4pm or Wed 28th, 10am-12pm

November: Tue 10th, 10am-12pm

January: Mon 25th, 2-4pm

February: Mon 15th, 2-4pm

My Campus:
RSDA6096P

Ethical issues and procedures for non-clinical research involving human subjects

March: Mon 22nd, 10am-1pm  

My Campus:
RSDA6040

Ethics approval for people working with human subjects

February: Wed 3rd, 2-3pm 

My Campus:
RSDC6006

Fieldwork safety

November: Wed 4th, 2-3:30pm

January: Fri 29th, 2-3:30pm  

My Campus:
RSDC6004

Formulating a research question: true, new and important!

October: Wed 7th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6097P

Getting ready for the workplace: CV writing skills and job applications

May: Tue 18th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDB6058P

How to publish and critically evaluate scientific articles

November: Mon 30th, 11am-2pm

May: Thur 27th, 2-5pm  

My Campus:
RSDA6006

Induction for new research students

October and February/March 

Email invite sent to students

Intellectual property and economic impact opportunities for your research

May: Wed 12th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDC6035

Omics, An introduction to (5 half days - mornings)

November: Mon 23rd-Fri 27th

Run by Glasgow Polyomics. How to sign up.

Programming for biologists (3 days)

January: Wed 13th, 20th and 27th, 1-4pm 

March/April: Wed 31st, Wed 7th April & Wed 14th April, 1-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6005

Public engagement - How do I engage the public with my research? Getting started and developing practical activities (parts 1 and 2) 

December: Thur 3rd, 9:30am-4:30pm

My Campus: 
RSDD6009

Public engagement - How do I engage the public with my research? Using the written word and social media (part 3) 

December: Tue 8th, 9:30am-1pm 

My Campus: 
RSDD6086

Qualitative research

January: Mon 18th, 10:30am-12:30pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6041

R, More advanced uses of

March: Thur 4th, 2-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6014

R for research (5 two hour sessions)

April: Mon 5th - Fri 9th, 3-5pm  

My Campus:
RSDA6184

R, What is R?

February: Wed 17th, 2-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6013

Radiation protection

TBC 

Registration Form

Research governance

TBC 

My Campus:
RSDA6117

Screening: from early stage drug discovery to academic specialty

February: Mon 15th, 10-11am 

My Campus:
RSDA6119

Statistics - Diagnostic testing and comparing methods of measurement

February: Fri 19th, 2-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6039

Statistics - Linear regression February: Fri 12th, 1-3pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6036

Statistics - Logistic regression

February: Mon 15th, 9-11am 

My Campus:
RSDA6095P

Statistics - Survival analysis

February: Fri 19th, 2-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6038

Successful writing

November: Thur 5th, 2-5pm

January: Thur 21st, 2-5pm or Thur 28th, 2-5pm

February: Thur 11th, 2-5pm

March: Thur 11th, 2-5pm 

April: Thur 22nd, 2-5pm or Thur 29th, 2-5pm

May: Thur 6th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6009

Systematic reviews: From protocol to publication

November: Wed 11th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6185

Teaching with technology

November: Mon 16th, 10am-12pm  

My Campus:
RSDD6069

T-tests and ANOVA for the analysis of laboratory data (primarily)

February: Fri 26th, 2-4pm

My Campus:
RSDA6125P

Understanding research designs in observational and randomised clinical research

November: Wed 4th, 10am-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6065P

Viva, Preparing for the

February: Mon 15th, 3-5pm  

My Campus:
RSDA6011

Writing your thesis, Introduction to

January: Tue 11th, 3-4pm
March: Mon 8th, 11am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6010

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