PGCert Events List

Events that can be considered for inclusion in your PG Cert are listed below.

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Ongoing Datatree online course

A free online course with all you need to know for research data management, along with ways to engage and share data with business, policymakers, media and the wider public.  The self-paced course will take 15 to 20 hours to complete in eight structured modules. The course is packed with video, quizzes and real-life examples of data management, along with plenty of additional background information.  CPD certified - An electronic certificate is provided for completion of each module.  The course is for any scientist, whether you look after your own data or are guided by an organisation. The course is especially aimed at PhD students and early career researchers but is for anyone who wants to get the right data habits now, including thinking of end-users of your data.

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Dates in Feb, March & April 2019 SAIC Aquaculture Innovation & Industry Engagement Programme

For those of you who have PhD projects with an aquaculture leaning, you may be interested in a place on the SAIC Aquaculture Innovation and Industry Engagement Programme.  There are a limited number of free places for MASTS students, but it is a competitive process. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 25/1/19.

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Starts 25/3/19 for 4 weeks

Logical and Critical Thinking - free online course

Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking. This course is open to anyone with an interest in improving their logical and critical thinking skills. No previous knowledge or experience is required.


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2-4 Oct 2019

Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

MASTS Annual Science Meeting Check back soon for more detail of the 2018 programme or visit Emma Defew for more details

13-15 March 2018


MASTS Graduate School Annual Retreat The goal of the retreat is to bring together the geographically dispersed MASTS postgraduate population and to create a tight-knit student community, while providing useful and informative training sessions and seminars. Further details of the 2020 programme coming soon! Emma Defew for more details


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