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Queen Mary Academy

Other providers

In addition to the Researcher Development Team’s programme for doctoral students, other teams within Queen Mary run workshops and training courses, or have resources that you may find useful.

Teaching or supporting student learning

The Queen Mary Academy offers accredited programmes in education and academic practice (CILT and PGCAP) which lead to level 7 qualifications and are accredited by Advance HE.

Teach Your First Session (TYFS) is designed to help prepare postgraduate students, teaching assistants, and others who are about to start teaching for the first time.

Visit our CPD Bookings Site

for an up-to-date listing of our course offerings and to reserve your place

CPD bookings site

Other training opportunities

Doctoral student induction, cohort days and the annual GradFest are designed to give doctoral students an introduction to the research community at Queen Mary as well as an opportunity to develop new skills and meet and collaborate with other researchers. Find out more on the Doctoral College website.

Tailored careers support and resources are available for those studying for PhDs. Find out more on the Careers and Enterprise website.

You can access a wide range of information for researchers, including guidance on referencing and avoiding plagiarism, on the Library webpages. Most workshops offered by the Library are available to book through the CPD booking system. The Library also offers one-to-one support on developing academic skills, such as writing, presenting and reading effectively. 

Queen Mary students have access to a range of English language support, designed to maximise your performance. Find out more on the Language Centre website.

The Research Impact team offers regular workshops on research impact.

If you are interested in getting involved in public engagement activities, the Centre for Public Engagement runs a range of internal training sessions to help.

The Joint Research Management Office supports the administration and reporting related to research funding for both Queen Mary and Barts Health. They also run a series of courses related to clinical research governance. You can find information and advice about research integrity matters, including training or concerns about the conduct of a particular research study.

All Queen Mary doctoral students have free access to the comprehensive Social Sciences research methods training offered by LISS DTPLAHP also offers free research training for the Arts & Humanities. Book early as both the LISS and LAHP DTP training courses are very popular.

The Research Design Service supports the planning and application process for health and biomedical research for several London higher education institutions. This service sometimes runs local workshops and consultation surgeries.

The Health and Safety Directorate supports occupational health and safety training, including several courses on laboratory and research safety issues.

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