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Self-taught course

Provided by: Researcher Development Programme (RDP)


This course is self taught (Online course).

Bookings are not required for this event.

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Reading Efficiency Toolkit: Online

Self-taught course


Are you completely overwhelmed by the reading that you have to do? Would you like to be able to scan long documents for the important points?

This online course can help you to make the most of the time available to you by ensuring that your reading isn't slowing you down, and that you are reading strategically. You can complete the course at your own pace.


  • Identify what holds back your personal reading speed
  • Practise techniques for improving your speed
  • Learn how to read articles strategically

How to Access the Course

In order to enrol for the Reading Efficiency Toolkit, you will need an enrolment key. Please use the appropriate key for your School.

Postgraduate School of Life Sciences: PSLS-ret20
Physical Sciences and Technology: SPST-ret20
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: AHSS-ret20

You can access the course and enrol at the following link:

Target audience

All graduate students and postdoctoral researchers / research staff.
Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available here.


A Raven password is needed to access this online course.
If you don't already have one, visit:

Personal Effectiveness

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