Selection Criteria

The Oxford NCRM (National Centre for Research Methods) Summer School: An introduction to combining social science and molecular genetic research is focussed on training the next generation of graduate students, early career researchers and researchers interested in entering this topic.

Material will be taught at an introductory level for those with little or no experience in the emerging field of sociogenomics, but with a background in quantitative and empirical research.

Applications will be evaluated by the NCRM SOCGEN team of researchers.

When applying, please provide the following, as indicated in the application form:

  • Your Curriculum Vitae stating your academic experience and research track record;
  • Your knowledge of quantitative methods, i.e. your methodological knowledge and previous use of relevant software.
  • A brief (no longer than 2 page) description of your current research
  • For PhD researchers, a letter of support from your supervisor

We expect participants to have a basic knowledge of:

  • Statistics (Descriptive Statistics; OLS)
  • Data (Measurement and Data Management)
  • Mathematics (Calculus; Linear Algebra; Matrix Algebra)
  • Computing (sound knowledge statistical packages such as R). Those without sufficient experience in R are still encouraged to apply and if accepted should follow an on-line tutorial in advance.

The deadline to apply is March 30, 2017.

Scholarships

Applicants are eligible for NCRM Training Bursaries worth to £500 each.

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