ESRC Advanced Training offered at University of Warwick
In addition to our Core Training modules, the Warwick ESRC Doctoral Training Centre/Partnership (DTC/P) offer a number of credit bearing Advanced Training modules and non-credit bearing Advanced Training workshops.
Credit bearing Advanced Training modules
Credit bearing Advanced Training modules are open to ESRC funded students based at the University of Warwick, ESRC funded students based at one of the Midland Graduate School partner institutions and any non-ESRC funded MA and PhD students of the University of Warwick. These modules may be based in Departments and offer priority access to their own students, after this ESRC funded students will have priority.
Which modules are available in 2019-20?
The following 10 CAT Advanced Training modules are available for the 2019-20 academic year:
Gender and Work: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 27-29 April 2020 (only available during PhD phase)
Please follow the links to find out more about each module. If you decide that you would like to apply for a place on one of the credit bearing Advanced Training modules please return to this page and follow the applicable link below which will provide you with clear instructions on the application process. Some module web pages will have application processes detailed on them. Please ignore these at this stage. We will direct you through the most appropriate process.
How do I apply to undertake a credit bearing Advanced Training module?
The process for applying to undertake a credit bearing Advanced Training module differs slightly depending on where you are studying. Please follow the appropriate link below to find out what the next steps are:
The deadline for students wishing to undertake a credit bearing Advanced Training module in 2019-20 to complete the appropriate registration of interest form is Friday 25th October 2019. Following this date you will be contacted by the ESRC DTC/P team to let you know whether a place is available for you and to guide you through the next steps in the registration process.
Non-credit bearing Advanced Training workshops
These non-credit bearing workshops tend to take place in term 3 and often run over a single day, although they may extend to 2 or 3 days depending on the subject matter.
A timetable for this year's Advanced Training workshops will be made available here in due course.
Title of workshop
Date and Time
Webpage and booking form links
|Improving replicability and transparency in psychological science.||Friday 8th November 2019 - 9.30am -1.30pm||Wolfson Research Centre, Warwick Library||Dr Kimberley Wade|
The workshops will be open to all PhD students from the Social Sciences at Warwick and across the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP partner institutions. PhD students from across the UK may also apply to attend when the workshop is advertised via the NCRM. Each workshop will have its own registration of interest form to complete in order to request a place and these will be accessible via the timetable above. Due to high demand, no place will be guaranteed until it has been confirmed via an email from the Warwick ESRC DTC/P team.
The Ethnography Circle
The ESRC DTC at Warwick is also pleased to support The Ethnography Circle.
Full details of the Ethnography Circle programme for the 2019/20 academic year can be found at http://www.warwick.ac.uk/go/ikon/events/ethnography
The Circle is a series of informal, multidisciplinary discussions which alternate presentations by leading ethnographers with group sessions where participants reflect on their ethnographic research practices. The events are open to all and the series runs from November 2019 until April 2020.
Admission is free but space is limited. If you wish to join the group at one or all of these sessions, please reserve your place in advance by RVSP: email@example.com
Advanced Training offered across the Midlands Graduate School DTP
Information regarding Advanced Training opportunities offered to ESRC funded Warwick PhD students can be found on the Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership - Advanced Training opportunities webpage.
Advanced Training offered by the wider DTC network
ESRC Data and Methods Services supporting research and providing training
The ESRC funds a range of data and methods services to support research and study. It provides resources needed to access high quality socio-economic data and to develop research skills. These services are:
|The UK Data Service: provides access to a collection of over 6,000 high quality socio-economic data sets. It supports data users and works to improve data management.|
|The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) manages four British cohort studies: the 1958 National Child Development Study, the 1970 British Cohort Study, Next Steps, and the Millennium Cohort Study.|
|CLOSER supports the use of longitudinal research. Key resources include reading lists and summaries of findings, and a search portal to help find out what data has been collected across all nine studies in the CLOSER partnership.|
|Understanding Society is a major longitudinal survey of around 40,000 UK households. The site contains information on the survey, as well as research articles, reports and policy briefings based on this survey.|
|The Administrative Data Research Network enables accredited researchers to access securely held de-identified linked administrative data for research that has potential benefit to society.|
|Census and Administrative data LongitudinaL Studies Hub enables researchers to access census based longitudinal data selected from census records over time as well as linked material from other administrative datasets (such as health data).|
|The National Centre for Research Methods supports researchers in developing their research skills. It hosts an extensive database of research methods training courses.|