Researcher Training Programme

Key Facts

Next Intake:  20 Jan 2024


Registration: Register Now 


Duration and Delivery: 4-week (Online) 


Workload: 3-4 hours per week


Entry requirements: No formal qualification required. However, basic knowledge and background in science or STEM is recommended.


Fees: £149 (UK and International)



Elisa Hampson

Training Overview


Do you want to participate in an online programme as a ‘Trainee Research Assistant’ at CamCID? Do you want to be a scientist or researcher in the future? Our Research Training Programme will provide you with essential skills and knowledge to become a successful researcher.


Artificial intelligence (AI) and Biomedical Science is revolutionising the entire scientific world, changing the way the data is used to make decisions and developing drugs and vaccines. To stay competitive, universities and organizations need skilled researchers with knowledge and understanding of scientific research and who can use research skills and experience. Through the final research report, you’ll gain the essential knowledge and skills required to grow a research career.


This unique 4-week online training programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed in your career as a researcher in the biomedical science or AI fields. This training aims to provide knowledge of biomedical research or AI in medical research. You will have an opportunity to choose your training path during week-3 between AI in medicine or biomedical science.


Training Journey


The online distance-learning delivery of the course will provide opportunities to receive expertise from the Cambridge Centre for Innovation and Development (CamCID) researchers, material from our partners, and guest lectures.


Week 1: Performing scientific research and research ethics

Explore the basics of performing scientific research in an international research institute and basic research ethics.


Week 2: Writing an abstract and research data presentation skills

Learn about writing a conference abstract, data visualization, and presentation skills.


Week 3: Biomedical Science or Artificial Intelligence (AI) research skills and literature reviews

Explore the biomedical science research area or AI applications in medicine (participants can choose their own training path during week-3). You will also learn the basics of writing literature reviews.


Week 4: Research project

The final research project report will provide you with the opportunity to apply your research writing skills.


Fees and Funding


UK and International: £149 (total including electronic certificate).


Entry Requirements


This training is for a beginner. No prior research experience or formal qualification is required. However, a basic knowledge of science and a background in STEM fields is recommended. The training language is English. You must have good English language speaking and writing skills.


Career Opportunities


This course is designed to aid professional development, providing you with the required skills and knowledge to perform scientific research. It will increase your chances of getting a position as a research assistant or research associate.


Given By


Highly qualified CamCID’s Research Team.

May include additional material by our partners




You will get acknowledgement e-certificate for attending training as a ‘Trainee Research Assistant’ at Cambridge Centre for Innovation and Development (CamCID).


How To Apply


Register Now