Coming soon: Effective Collaboration in Research online course

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Audience

For researchers in the natural sciences who wish to participate in or set up and lead collaborative projects.

Subscriptions available now to institutions, departments and labs.

Key features

3-part course with 3 certificates

17 experts in collaboration including researchers, funders, editors and industry collaborators

8 hours of learning

15-minute lessons

English language subtitles and transcripts

Skills

Understand the different forms, benefits, and challenges of collaborative research

Develop key collaborative skills such as communication and teamwork

Learn how to initiate and run a successful collaboration 

Learn how to maximize the value of, and conclude, a collaborative project

3-part course, launching soon

Part 1: Introducing collaboration


Modules
1. Why collaborate?

Part 2: Participating in a collaboration


Modules
1. Being an effective collaborator

Part 3: Leading a collaboration


Modules
1. Initiating and leading a collaboration
2. Running and troubleshooting a collaboration
3. Outputs and next steps

Insight from expert academics and professionals

The course has been developed with an expert panel of academics and professionals, all of whom appear in the course. The panel's expertise spans: 

  • interdisciplinary and international collaborations
  • publications resulting from collaborative research
  • the sociology of collaboration
  • collaborative tools
  • science communication
  • funding opportunities for collaborative efforts
  • institutional support for research collaboration

Accessible dip in and out format


The course's five modules will contain bite-size lessons and provide an accessible, dip in and out format for busy researchers. 

Researchers will be able to download a certificate of completion at the end of each course-part. 

Subscriptions: available now

Laboratory subscription

  • Up to 15 researchers
  • 12 months’ access
  • Usage reports showing researcher uptake
  • Discounts for multi-year



Price: £2,218 / $2,641 / €2,593 / ¥304,700 / AUD 4,173

Departmental subscription

  • Up to 100 researchers
  • 12 months’ access
  • Usage reports showing researcher uptake
  • Launch presentation
  • Promotional resources
  • Discounts for multi-year

Price: Request a quote

Institutional subscription

  • Institution-wide access
  • 12 months’ access
  • Usage reports showing researcher uptake
  • Launch presentation
  • Promotional resources
  • Discounts for multi-year

Price: Request a quote

Subscribe to support institutional objectives...

Improve the quality of your institution's research with access to additional expertise and equipment through collaboration

Increase the visibility of your institution's research by publishing impactful collaborative work

Align with funder programs as they develop dedicated funding opportunities for collaborative efforts

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