As a condition of being a PGR student at the University of Aberdeen, there are some mandatory training courses that must be completed within your first six months of study.

All mandatory training courses can be found in the Mandatory training folder in the MyPGR organisation on MyAberdeen.

Research Integrity

Research Integrity (Responsible and Ethical Practice in Research and Publication)Discover the principles of good and ethical practice in research and its publication and raise your awareness of the problems that can arise and how to avoid them. Course link

Research Governance and Ethics

Research Ethics and Governance: We are committed to ensuring that all research students receive appropriate training in relation to research ethics and governance. these modules contain information on the key issues which underpin research ethics and governance and are applicable to all disciplines. Course link

Information Security and Research Data Management

Information Security and Research Data Management:  Information Security Awareness training featuring videos, audio scripts, and animations, and covering all aspects of cyber security and online working. As a research student you must also complete the research data management module. Course link

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: This course covers the legislative framework to ensure that your knowledge on equality and diversity matters and their practical implications is up-to-date.  This will help to ensure that the university creates a learning and working environment which is accessible and inclusive. Course link

Health and Safety

Health and Safety: Key information to ensure you are safe whilst working at the University. Course link