Demystifying AI for Researchers and Working with Azure AI
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy

The 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. 

Target Audience:
Researchers who are interested in learning how to perform machine learning tasks without learning to code. 


This seminar will empower researchers with the knowledge and skills to leverage Azure AI Services, a suite of AI and machine learning (ML) tools. Participants will gain hands-on experience in utilizing pre-written code and API keys to perform various ML tasks, including image recognition, text analytics, and speech processing. 

Course Objectives: 

  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of Azure AI Services and its potential for research applications 
  • Learn how to apply for the $100 free Azure credits for students 
  • Master the use of API keys to integrate Azure AI Services into pre-written code 
  • Gain practical experience in performing various ML tasks using Azure AI Services 
  • Discover strategies for selecting the most appropriate Azure AI Services tools for specific research needs 

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access and/or complete self-study/ pre-course tasks prior to main session(s) 
Access Moodle 
Access MS Teams 
Attend the course at the specified date and time 
Use (platform) chatbox function 
Take part in group activities/ discussions
Engage with online materials 
Watch and listen 
to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees 
Follow presentation slides during the course 

Booking Conditions:

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 courses will be recorded. There are no training points associated with courses run by the Researcher Academy.


Pre-Requisites To take part in the exercises, join using a laptop or desktop computer as it is difficult to explore the data on a mobile device 
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course08 February 202408 February 20241:30pm - 3:00pm17