Skills Training

Skills Training in Year 1

Skills training in year 1 takes place on Friday afternoons and includes sessions such as:

  • C++ (4 days)
  • R (full Day)
  • Team work & problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing people
  • Presentation skills
  • Teaching and marking applied mathematics
  • Protecting confidentiality & IP
  • Writing Skills I, II, III
  • Using tabletop experiments to enhance modelling

Skills Training in Year 2

Skills training in year 2 takes place during Michaelmas term and Hilary term and includes sessions such as:

  • Managing your supervisor
  • Reading research papers
  • Nick T. problem solving squad
  • Outreach training & outreach activity
  • Academic project management
  • UK Study Group with Industry

Skills Training in Years 3 & 4

Skills training in years 3 & 4 takes place at different stages throughout the two years and includes sessions such as:

  • EU Study Group with Industry (Yr 3)
  • International Study Group with Industry (Yr 4)
  • Outreach activity
  • Managing your DPhil
  • Starting up companies
  • Finishing your DPhil
  • Industrial Ethics
  • Careers workshop / Employabilty training
  • Realising impact from research