Research Skills Training Programme

Research Skills Training Programme


Nature Masterclasses

Nature Masterclasses provides training in scientific writing and publishing, focused on the natural sciences. Covering the entire scientific publishing process, the course is comprised of 15 modules, which includes ‘bite-size’ videos and short exercises. 

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UCC Research Support Services is developing a suite of Research Skills Training Workshops that will be delivered to the research community during 2021.

Topics that will be covered by this comprehensive Programme will include the following:

  • Finding Funding – Navigating the Funding Landscape
  • Applying for Funding
  • Proposal Writing Workshop & Costing Workshop
  • Maximising the impact of your research through commercial exploitation
  • Research Integrity
  • Impact
  • Dissemination and Outreach 
  • F.A.I.R Data Management
  • Maximising and Measuring Citation Performance
  • Research Project Management
  • Post-Award Process – ‘What Happens Next?’

Details on individual sessions will be circulated via email one week in advance.

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The 2020 sessions will take place on Tuesdays from 12.00-13.00:

Finding Funding - Navigating the Funding Landscape 9th March Live Webinar Niamh Mundow, Amanda Forde
Proposal Development and Writing 23rd March Live Webinar Jennifer Browne, Karen Galvin
Preparing your budget 13th April Live Webinar Kevin Goggin
Dissemination, Communication & Outreach in Research Proposals 27th April Live Webinar Tamela Maciel, Jennifer Browne
Impact 5th May Live Webinar Ashleigh Byrne, Allen White, Sean Lucey
Learning from Evaluators 5th May Live Webinar Allen White
                                                                   Summer Break
Project Management 14th September  Live Webinar Jacqueline Lyons, Rebecca Buckley
F.A.I.R Data Management 28th September

Live Webinar

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Research Integrity  12th October

Live Webinar

Irene Kavanagh
Procurement 26th October  Live Webinar Fiona thomson
Maximising the impact of your research through commercial exploitation 9th November Live Webinar David Corkery
Maximising and Measuring Citation Performance 23rd November Live Webinar David O’Connell, Breda Herlihy



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