Bristol Medical School Short Courses in Population Health Sciences

Population Health Sciences offer a comprehensive programme of high quality intensive short courses in epidemiology, medical statistics, qualitative research, health economics, appraisal and synthesis of research, and health protection.

Our courses range in duration from one to five days. They are aimed at University staff and postgraduate research students, public health specialists, health-care professionals and members of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.

Announcement

Our course booking system is now open for annual registrations. Once registrations are approved, courses will be available to book from midday 3rd October. To ensure your account is approved before bookings open, please submit registrations by 28th September.

2022–2023 short courses

Course title

Date/s                            

Topic
Advanced Epigenetic Epidemiology (ONLINE)
18-19 May 2023 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Informatics;Show all
Advanced Mendelian Randomization (ONLINE, INTERNAL ONLY PILOT) 1-2 Feb 2023 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Show all
Advanced Multiple Imputation Methods to deal with Missing Data (ONLINE) 25 Nov 2022 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Advanced Survival Analysis (ONLINE) 13-14 Jul 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Analysis of Repeated Measures (ONLINE, INTERNAL ONLY) 28-29 Mar 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Causal Inference in Epidemiology: Concepts and Methods (ONLINE)
4-7 Jul 2023 Epidemiology;Show all
Designing and Conducting Pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trials (ONLINE) 5-9 Jun 2023 Randomised Trials;Show all
Economic Evaluation Modelling Using R (ONLINE) 3-5 May 2023 Statistical Computing;Medical Statistics;Health Economics;Show all
Epigenetic Epidemiology (ONLINE)
8-10 May 2023 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Show all
Essentials of Infectious Disease Modelling and Economic Evaluation (ONLINE) 23-24 Jan 2023 Health Economics;Epidemiology;Show all
Genetic Epidemiology (ONLINE, INTERNAL ONLY)
22-28 Feb 2023 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Statistical Computing;Show all
Improving your Stata: data management, publication-quality outputs, and automating tasks (ONLINE)
14-16 Mar 2023 Medical Statistics;Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Data Visualisation and Web Applications Using R (ONLINE) 1-2 Mar 2023 Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Diagnostic Research (ONLINE) 15-16 Jun 2023 Epidemiology;Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Introduction to Epidemiology (ONLINE)
16-20 Jan 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Randomised Trials;Show all
Introduction to Linear and Logistic Regression Models (ONLINE) 6-10 Mar 2023 Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (ONLINE)
19-23 Jun 2023 Qualitative Research;Show all
Introduction to R A* (ONLINE)
21-22 Nov 2022 Statistical Computing;Informatics;Show all
Introduction to R B* (ONLINE)
9-10 Jan 2023 Statistical Computing;Informatics;Show all
Introduction to Rates and Survival Analysis (ONLINE) 24-26 Apr 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Research Governance (ONLINE) 25-26 Jan 2023 Medical Research Design and Management;Epidemiology;Randomised Trials;Show all
Introduction to Stata (ONLINE) 14-16 Nov 2022 Statistical Computing;Show all
Introduction to Statistics (ONLINE) 5-9 Dec 2022 Medical Statistics;Show all
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis A* (ONLINE)
29 Nov - 2 Dec 2022 Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis B* (ONLINE) 27-30 Jun 2023 Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Mendelian Randomization (ONLINE) 12-14 Dec 2022 Epidemiology;Genetic Epidemiology;Show all
Multiple Imputation for Missing Data (ONLINE)
12-14 Jun 2023 Medical Statistics;Show all
Optimising Recruitment to Randomised Controlled Trials (ONLINE) 19 Apr 2023 Randomised Trials;Qualitative Research;Show all
Qualitative Research to Optimise Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials (ONLINE)

21 Apr 2023

Randomised Trials;Medical Research Design and Management;Qualitative Research;Show all
Questionnaire Design, Application and Data Interpretation (ONLINE)
11-13 Jan 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Research Design and Management;Randomised Trials;Health Economics;Qualitative Research;Show all
Statistical Methods for Mediation Analysis (ONLINE) 11-12 Jul 2023 Epidemiology;Medical Statistics;Show all
Writing a Journal Article (IN PERSON, INTERNAL ONLY)
23-25 May 2023 Appraisal and Synthesis of Research;Show all
Writing a Qualitative Paper A* (IN PERSON, INTERNAL ONLY)
9 Nov 2022 Qualitative Research;Show all
Writing a Qualitative Paper B* (IN PERSON, INTERNAL ONLY) 26 May 2023 Qualitative Research;Show all

* Due to demand some of our courses run multiple times within an academic year. Course titles appended with 'A' or 'B' indicate multiple runs of a stand-alone course.

Biennial or temporarily suspended courses

The following live online courses will not run in the 2022–23 short course programme:

Data Linkage
Introduction to Economic Evaluation *
Introduction to Network Meta-Analysis *
Introduction to Qualitative Methods for Health Economics

* University of Bristol staff and students may still access this course as a  'Materials Only' option. 

Thank you for finding intuitive ways to communicate such complicated concepts.

Course feedback, June 2022

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'Materials only' courses

For internal University of Bristol staff and research students only, information and FAQs relating to our 'materials only' short courses.

Thank you to all for a really great week's course! I was pleasantly surprised by the collaborative and engaging nature of the online course, and really appreciated the entire team's support throughout the programme.

Course Feedback, April 2022

Excellent course, one of the best I have done online. All went very smoothly, good pace and excellent content.

Course Feedback, May 2022
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