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Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Student Specific Courses

Tailored to meet specific PhD student needs at set points during their PhD.

  • CEH Student Induction Event
    1st year (October)
  • Essential Skills for Research Excellence
    1st/2nd year course (March)
  • Scientific and Technical Writing
    1st/2nd year
  • How to Write a Research Paper
    as appropriate
  • Presentation Skills
    as appropriate
  • How to Finish Your PhD on Time
    3rd year (March)
  • Careers: What Next?
    3rd year (March)
Courses Open to Staff, Early Career Researchers and Students
  • CEH Site Induction, Health and Safety Courses, Information Security Training (mandatory)
  • Communicating Your Science with Confidence
  • Project Management
  • Successful Scientific Grant Writing
  • Statistics/Modelling Training Programme, including:
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Introduction to R
    • Multivariate Data Analysis in R
    • R.4.All
    • Introduction to Bayesian Statistics
    • Applied Bayesian Statistics
    • Basic Python Training
    • Mixed Models for Analysing Experimental Data
Other Opportunities
  • Annual Student Seminar Days held at each of the four CEH sites

Unless specified the majority of courses are arranged following receipt of sufficient interest. Please contact CEH Student Coordinator Megan Webb at if you would like to register an interest in any of the courses, and reserve your place.