The schools form an essential part of the PhD students’ training in the LIV.DAT Centre and provide additional skills to support their research, help them make industry placements a success and provide advice concerning possible career pathways in both, academia and industry.

Topics of these schools include:

  • data science and technology
  • Monte Carlo simulations
  • research skills and techniques;
  • project management, communication and presentation skills;
  • career management, CV writing, interview techniques;
  • proposal preparation and entrepreneurship

Training involves events organised by LIV.DAT and international partners. A selection of schools can be found below.


2nd LIV.DAT Advanced Researcher Career Skills School

7th - 10th March 2022, University of Liverpool, UK


1st LIV.DAT Advanced Researcher Career Skills School

22nd – 25th March 2021, University of Liverpool, UK


LIV.DAT STFC School on Data Intensive Science

12th - 16th October 2020, University of Liverpool, UK


Complementary Skills School

8th - 12th January 2018, University of Liverpool, UK


International School on Monte Carlo Simulations

6th - 10th November 2017, LMU Munich, Germany