How to get help with complex research skills (e.g. statistics, bioinformatics)
- Find out if your University offers courses or if there are local/national/international courses on the subject. You may need to ‘cost’ for this in grant applications.
- Find out if there is any local expertise. You may need to ‘cost’ for this in grant applications. If these skills will form a large part of your study, consider choosing a supervisor with expertise in this area or collaborating.
- Consult the methods sections of papers in your subject area for ideas.
- Look online for helpful websites and forums.