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Continuing professional development

Development opportunities

Staff and postgraduate research students at King's are offered a wide range of support, training and development opportunities to help them fulfil their potential and develop their careers. These opportunities are mainly focused around generic and transferable skills. Find out more about our Face to Face Courses. 

PhD supervisors will make sure a student has access to training in transferrable skills, to help them complete their PhD and aid their future careers. The Researcher Development Unit in King's College London's  Centre for Doctoral Studies has responsibility for providing and co-ordinating relevant training.

Continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities

The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning offers a range of continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for academics, research and professional services staff.

Other training opportunities

Health Service & Population Research

The Department offers a variety of short courses in mental health research, policy, research methods and analytical tools. Courses are led and taught by senior members of the Health Service & Population Research department - each of whom is a recognised expert in their field all over the world.

Future courses

  • Epidemiology & Statistics, organised by Progessor Craig Morgan: 9 – 20 March 2020
  • Women's Mental Health Research, organised by Dr Fiona Challacombe: 8 – 10 July 2020
  • Implementation Science Masterclass, organised by Professor Nick Sevdalis: 15 – 16 July 2020
  • An introduction to Qualitative Research Methods, oranised by Dr Vanessa Lawrence: 27 – 30 July 2020
  • Global Mental Health Research & Action, organised by Professor Ricardo Araya: 21 – 24 July 2020

For further information about the above courses, please email: HSPR Summer Schools

Biostatistics & Health Informatics

The Biostatistics & Health Informatics department provides an Advisory Service to staff and students from all IoPPN departments free of charge. This service is intended to provide initial project advice and technical support with carrying out  a research project.

Find out more about the BHI Advisory Service.


Professional training

Professional training

The IoPPN offers a range of professional training opportunities to support your career development.

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