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Online Learning


Through the RDP Moodle site you can view further details on:

  • The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online. This guide is all about Alternative Sources of Funding - especially charities - which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject or nationality. The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. Sign up with your account.

  • DataCamp is an online resource to learn programmes such as Python, R, SQL.

  • DrApp contains videos covering everything from working with supervisors and preparing for the viva examination to coping with stress and mental health challenges, from research impact to networking skills. Current Researchers can download and register for the app here and prospective students can email Stephen Engelhard at for an account.

  • Equality and Diversityis an online course on Moodle that focuses on promoting an awareness of equality and diversity issues. It comprises both theoretical and practical perspectives. The course is a useful starting point for exploring attitudes and behaviour to help promote equality and value diversity.

  • Linkedin Learning which offers a wide range of courses on professional development, data analysis, AI, machine learning, and career support. Email for access.

  • Research Professional gives you access to up to date Funding and News in an easy to use format. You can set up your own searches and create email alerts focussing on your area of research.

  • Web of Science Academy is a free self guided learning set of courses for early career researchers, developed together with expert academics and editors, to teach you the core competencies of peer reviewing. Topics include research intergrity and good citation behaviour, ethics publishing behavior, scholarly peer review, and peer reviewing in practice.


Please find these and other resources on Moodle here.


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