Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. Semester 1 courses will be available for booking from the second week of October and Semester 2 courses from the second week of February.
Target Audience: Early stage postgraduate research students in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Course description This is the first of two sessions, to introduce students to the fundamentals of good laboratory and research practice. This course covers the various aspects of laboratory safety during an online webinar and does not include a practical session. You may find the resources (short videos) provided on the 'Laboratory 101' Moodle page useful to augment the learning from this course.
Aims To provide formal training on aspects of safety in the laboratory.
Objectives By the end of the session you will be able to: · understand basic good laboratory practice · Appreciate how to conduct research safely and efficiently · understand the requirements for safe working practices, including COSHH and risk assessment · understand experimental design and the need for controls · consider ways in which you can maximise your research effort
Process This course will be delivered synchronously through live webinar delivery on Teams. The webinar will be recorded. When you book your place, you will be sent an email containing the course's Moodle page url. The Moodle page contains all the necessary resources for the course including the webinar joining link. Please access the Moodle page using this url as soon as possible to familiarise yourself with course resources. This course does not have a pre-task.
Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.
Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate.
Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and corresponding training points, when shown as available, will be awarded. Please note this course will be delivered via live streamed webinar which will be recorded.
Pre-RequisitesThis session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.