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Generic & Transferable Skills Workshops for Research Students


Throughout the academic year the Graduate School co-ordinates transferable skills workshops for postgraduate research students as required. Workshops during the academic year 2016/17will include:

  • Questionnaire Design
  • Survery & Sampling
  • Introduction to SPSS
  • Basic Statistics
  • Exploring Relationships & Regression Theories
  • Working with Long Documents
  • Endnote
  • Advanced PowerPoint
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to LaTex
  • Careers Briefing
  • Project Management for Researchers
  • Interview Skills
  • Planning your Academic Career
  • Effective Communication
  • CV Preparation
  • Perfect Pitch
  • Thesis Writing

For further information on any of the above workshops please contact Anne O'Dwyer, Research Training Coordinator, Graduate School, at 061 202672 or email

In addition CSTAR, the Centre for Support Training Analysis Research, offers a consultancy and training service to individuals, institutions and companies carrying out health research in Ireland. It specialises in the biostatistical and methodological areas of health research, both quantitative and qualitative. You can find a list of the training courses they provide on the CSTAR website.