If you are a research student in one of the University of Nottingham Biomedical Research Units or have a research project that is clinically translational in nature you may wish to consider following the N-trans training programme. Please discuss with your supervisor which training programme best suits your training and developmental needs.
If you choose to follow the N-trans training programme then you must complete a minimum number of training courses to receive accreditation. A half day (duration of 2-4 hours) workshop is equivalent to one training point.
The minimum training requirements for each year are:
These credits should mostly be gained by attendance and participation in the courses within the Programme. Students should discuss their training needs at regular intervals with their supervisor and identify the appropriate courses to attend. The programme includes compulsory elements which are outlined below,
Dates to be announced for 2016/17 academic year
Many of the N-trans training courses are run once or twice during the academic year. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come basis. The course venue will be provided in the course booking confirmation email. Please note the start time of courses, latecomers may be turned away.
Please make sure that you keep a record of your bookings. Updates / minor changes to the Programme will be available on the Medicine & Health Sciences Graduate Centre website.
To book your place on these courses, please click on the course titles below. The link will direct you to the course page on Central Short Courses, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "book".
Teaching and Learning You may allocate up to 2 training points from these courses to your N-trans Training Programme. (for mid stage)
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Information Technology skills: You may allocate up to 4 training points from these courses to your N-trans Training Programme.
Microsoft Access: Introduction
Simple Queries and Reports using Access
Microsoft Excel: Introduction
Simple Calculations in Excel
More Functions in Excel
Using Excel as a Database
Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction
Microsoft PowerPoint: Advanced
Microsoft Word: Introduction
Collaborating in Microsoft Word
Creating and Managing Long Documents in Microsoft Word
LaTeX for researchers: an introduction
Further LaTeX for researchers: developing your skills in LaTeX
Working with Photographs using GIMP
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