PGR course calendar

October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August

Some courses are offered more than once a year, and booking is usually made through My Campus. You can also view our Course A-Z list.

Note: Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 courses are taking place online where possible. 

 

Courses offered by the MVLS Graduate School

When

Where to Book (Course code)?

 

October 2020

   
 

Discovering Information and Developing Rigour and Validity in Literature Searches

Mon 5th (Zoom), 2-4pm or Wed 28th (Zoom), 10am-12pm

My Campus: 
RSDA6096P
 

Formulating a research question: true, new and important!

Wed 7th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6097P

 

Induction for new research students

Mon 5th - Fri 9th (various times)

Email invite sent to students

       
 

November 2020

   
 

Chemical safety and emergency response

Mon 2nd, 2-4:30pm

My Campus: 
RSDC6042

 

Fieldwork safety 

Wed 4th, 2-3:30pm My Campus:
RSDA6004
 

Understanding Research Designs in Observational and Randomised Clinical Research 

Wed 4th, 10am-5pm  My Campus: 
RSDA6065P
 

Successful writing

Thur 5th, 2-5pm My Campus: 
RSDA6009
  Applied statistics for postgraduate students (3 sessions) Fri 6th, 13th and 20th, 2-5pm

My Campus: 
RSDA6002

  Developing rigour & validity in literature searches Tue 10th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus: 
RSDA6096P

  Systematic Reviews: From Protocol to Publication  Wed 11th, 10am-12pm

My Campus:
RSDA6185

  Teaching with Technology  Mon 16th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDD6069

  An Introduction to Omics (5 half days - mornings) Mon 23rd-Fri 27th

Run by Glasgow Polyomics.
How to sign up.

  Critical appraisal of medical literature Wed 25th, 9:30am-12pm

My Campus:
RSDA6115P

  How to publish and critically evaluate scientific articles Mon 30th, 11am-2pm

My Campus:
RSDA6006

       
 

December 2020

   
 

How do I engage the public with my research? (parts 1 and 2)

Thur 3rd, 9:30am-4:30pm

My Campus: 
RSDD6009

 

How do I engage the public with my research? (part 3)

Tue 8th, 9:30am-1pm 

My Campus: 
RSDD6086

       
 

January 2021

 

 

 

An introduction to writing your thesis

Mon 11th, 3-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6010

 

Applied Statistics for Postgraduate Students (3 sessions)

Wed 13th, 20th & 27th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6002

 

Programming for Biologists

Wed 13th, 20th and 27th, 1-4pm

My Campus:
RSDA6005

 

Qualitative Research

Mon 18th, 10:30am-12:30pm

My Campus:
RSDA6041

 

Developing rigour & validity in literature searches

Mon 25th, 2-4pm

My Campus: 
RSDA6096P

  Successful writing Thur 21st, 2-5pm
Thur 28th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6009

  Fieldwork safety Fri 29th, 2-3:30pm 

My Campus: 
RSDA6004

       
  February 2021  

 

  Ethics Approval for People Working with Human Subjects Wed 3rd, 2-3pm

My Campus:
RSDC6006 

 

Successful writing

Thur 11th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6009

 

Statistics - Linear regression

 Fri 12th, 1-3pm

My Campus: 
RSDA6036

 

Viva, Preparing for the

Mon 15th, 3-5pm  My Campus: 
RSDA6011
 

Screening: from early stage drug discovery to academic specialty

Mon 15th, 10-11am 

My Campus: 
RSDA6119

 

Statistics - Logistic regression

Mon 15th, 9-11am

My Campus: 
RSDA6095P

 

Induction for New Research Students

TBC

Email invite sent to students

  Developing rigour & validity in literature searches Mon 15th, 2-4pm

My Campus: 
RSDA6096P

  What is R? Wed 17th, 2-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6013

  Statistics - Diagnostic Testing and Comparing Methods of Measurement Fri 19th, 2-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6039

  Statistics - Survival Analysis Fri 19th, 2-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6038

  T-tests and ANOVA for the analysis of laboratory data (primarily) Fri 26th, 2-4pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6125P

       
 

March 2021

 

 

 

Reviewing your career (Careers Service)

Wed 3rd, 10am-12:30pm

My Campus:
RSDB6036

 

R, More advanced uses of

Thur 4th, 2-5pm

My Campus:
RSDA6014

 

Writing your thesis, Introduction to

Mon 8th, 11am-12pm

My Campus:
RSDA6010

 

Job hunting & successful applications (Careers Service)

Wed 10th, 10am-12:30pm 

My Campus:
RSDB6034

 

Successful writing

Thur 11th, 2-5pm  My Campus:
RSDA6009
 

Performing well in job interviews (Careers Service)

Wed 17th, 10am-12:30pm

My Campus:
RSDB6039

 

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

Mon 22nd, 10am-1pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6040

 

Design and analysis of comparative experiments (2 days)

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

My Campus:
RSDA6099P

 

Analysing qualitative data

Tue 30th, 2-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6159

 

Programming for biologists (3 days)

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

My Campus:
RSDA6005

 

 

 

 

 

April 2021

 

 

 

R for research (5 two hour sessions)

Mon 5th - Fri 9th, 3-5pm  My Campus:
RSDA6184
 

Successful writing

Thur 22nd, 2-5pm
Thur 29th, 2-5pm
My Campus:
RSDA6009
 

Omics, An Introduction to (2 days)

 

Apply for one of 5 to 7 funded places

   

 

 

May 2021

 

 

  Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature  Wed 5th, 9:30am-1pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6115P

  Successful writing  Thur 6th, 2-5pm 

My Campus:
RSDA6009

  Intellectual Property and Economic Impact Opportunities for Your Research  Wed 12th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDC6035

  Getting ready for the workplace: CV writing skills and job applications  Tue 18th, 10am-12pm 

My Campus:
RSDB6058P 

  Reviewing your career (Careers Service) Wed 19th, 10am-12:30pm  

My Campus:
RSDB6036

  Job hunting & successful applications (Careers Service) Wed 26th, 10am-12:30pm  

My Campus:
RSDB6034

 

How to Publish and Critically Evaluate Scientific Articles 

Thur 27th, 2-5pm  My Campus:
RSDA6006 
 

Chemical safety & emergency response

Fri 28th, 2-4:30pm  My Campus:
RSDC6042
       
 

June 2021

 

 

 

Performing well in job interviews (Careers Service)

Wed 2nd, 10am-12:30pm 

My Campus:
RSDB6039

 

Viva, Preparing for the

Fri 4th, 3-5pm  My Campus:
RSDA6011 
 

Clinical Trials, An Introduction (2 sessions)

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

My Campus:
RSDA6177

 

July 2021

 

 

  Courses TBC   

 

 

August 2021

 

 

  Courses TBC