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Research staff: knowledge and intellectual abilities

On this page you will find information on upcoming courses* for academic and research staff to build knowledge and intellectual abilities.

*Please note: course dates and booking links will be gradually added on a termly basis. Please check back again to stay tuned. 

To access direct course booking links via MyLearning, you will need to use the UCL VPN or Desktop@UCL

1. Knowledge on critical thinking

Introduction to science, philosophy, and key concepts to build critical thinking 

Date:Course Title:
19 September 2022Philosophy of Science
14 November 2022Critical Thinking: Science and Emerging Technology
21 November 2022Critical Thinking: Science and the Media
28 November 2022Critical Thinking: Science and Religion
2. Research design and methodologies

Methodologies for research data collection and analysis (both quantitative and qualitative)

Date:Course Title:
2022-23Critical appraisal of a randomised controlled trial for life and medical sciences students and early career researchers (self-paced)
2022-23Critical appraisal of qualitative research for life and medical sciences students and early career researchers (self-paced)
02 November 2022Statistics for Researchers: Scientific Method, Probability & Statistics
10 November 2022Introduction to qualitative analysis: Interviewing
15 November 2022Mixed method approach in social sciences
22 November 2022Understanding Statistical Concepts in Research
13 December 2022Introduction to qualitative analysis: Interviewing
3. Tools for research analysis

Software and tools for data analysis, graphing and programming

Date:Course Title:
11 October 2022DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio - Part 1 (Remote classroom)
12 October 2022DSD: Pivot Tables in Excel - demo
13 October 2022DSD: Software for success: Data analysis & statistical tools
14 October 2022DSD: Getting Started with Stata - Part 1 (Orientation and materials)
19 October 2022DSD: Excel Essential Skills programme - Worksheet 1 Review session
19 October 2022DSD: Excel tips and tricks
25 October 2022DSD: An Introduction to R with Rstudio - Part 3 (Remote classroom)
26 October 2022DSD: Software for success: Winning with charts
28 October 2022Introduction to programming with Python for Research
18 November 2022Introduction to Research Software Development with Python
4. Literature review and library methodologies

Building literature review and library handling skills

Date:Course Title:
2022-23Essential search skills for biomedical databases (self-paced)
2022-23Handling Rare Books, Archives, Manuscripts and Records (self-paced)
2022-23Searching for systematic reviews: introduction (self-paced)
2022-23Sources of socio-economic data - (self-paced)
2022-23Using and understanding bibliometrics (self-paced)
14 October 2022Handling Rare Books, Archives, Manuscripts and Records
17 October 2022Handling Rare Books, Archives, Manuscripts and Records
09 November 2022Using and Understanding Bibliometrics
14 November 2022Introduction to special collections research
15 November 2022Critical appraisal of a journal article
5. Tools for literature review

Software and tools to assist with writing and bibliography   

Date:Course Title:
2022-23Introduction to EndNote: training activities (self-paced)
2022-23Introduction to Mendeley: training activities (self-paced)
29 September 2022DSD: In a Nutshell: Git version control
03 October 2022Introduction to PubMed: demonstration
04 October 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration
10 October 2022Introduction to EndNote
11 October 2022Introduction to searching Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
12 October 2022Literature searching using Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
13 October 2022DSD: Word Tips and Tricks
18 October 2022DSD: Microsoft Teams Workshop 1 - Beyond Basics overview
18 October 2022Getting more out of Mendeley: Questions and answers
19 October 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration
19 October 2022Introduction to Mendeley
20 October 2022Introduction to Zotero: demonstration
24 October 2022Introduction to Mendeley: Demonstration
25 October 2022Introduction to PubMed: demonstration
27 October 2022Introduction to Mendeley: Demonstration
31 October 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration
31 October 2022Literature searching using Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
01 November 2022Getting more out of EndNote: Questions and answers
02 November 2022Introduction to searching Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
02 November 2022Introduction to searching Proquest databases
07 November 2022Getting more out of Mendeley: Questions and answers
10 November 2022Getting more out of EndNote: Questions and answers
10 November 2022Literature searching using Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
16 November 2022Literature searching using PubMed
17 November 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration
21 November 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration (Mac)
22 November 2022Introduction to Mendeley
22 November 2022Introduction to Zotero: demonstration
23 November 2022Introduction to PubMed: demonstration
24 November 2022Introduction to PubMed: demonstration
29 November 2022Getting more out of Mendeley: Questions and answers
29 November 2022Getting more out of Zotero: Questions and answers
30 November 2022Introduction to EndNote
30 November 2022Introduction to searching Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
01 December 2022Introduction to Mendeley: Demonstration
01 December 2022Introduction to Zotero: demonstration
01 December 2022Literature searching using Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
06 December 2022Introduction to EndNote
06 December 2022Introduction to searching Ovid databases (Medline, Embase, PsycINFO)
08 December 2022Getting more out of EndNote: Questions and answers
09 December 2022Introduction to EndNote: demonstration
12 December 2022Introduction to Mendeley