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Physics and Astronomy: Training for Researchers (PHD)

You don't know what you don't know

Quotes from researchers on our training including "Friendly, engaging presentation and approachable staff to ask questions. Informative slides and well paced"

Online training and guides

Want to know more, learn and understand when it suits you? Our training is now online - using short videos, links and exercise to test your learning.

Starting out on your Research

If you are beginning your PhD or research at the University of Southampton, welcome!

This recording was made in late 2019 when we were still on campus. Remember that you need the GlobalProtect VPN to access resources while off campus.

You may also find our producing your thesis and creating your Data Management Plan pages useful.

Research Methods

Introductory guides

Need a quick overview? We are creating a suite of short guides introducing you to some of the key concepts that may be new to you. Please email if there are any topics you would like us to cover.


Contact Us

For open access and institutional repository enquiries

For research data management queries please email

Need further help? Use our Library Research Skills support service