Impact metrics report

Please note, not all questions were answered by all survey respondents due to the way in which individual surveys were set up.

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How long ago did you attend the training?

Total responses

6 months to a year
189
Less than 6 months
107
Over a year
155

What was your main reason for attending the training?

Total responses

Other
144
To build on existing knowledge for my own interests
4
To build an existing knowledge to aid me in my current research/ work
81
To learn something new for my own interests
11
To learn something new to aid me in my current research/ work
211

How often did you use the tool(s)/ resource(s), covered in the training, BEFORE attending the training?

Total responses

Frequently (weekly to daily)
46
Never - aware of them, but had not used them
57
Never - unaware of them
80
Never - used other service
61
Occasionally (once in a while to monthly)
189

How often do you use the tool(s)/ resource(s), covered in the training, AFTER having attended the training?

Total responses

Frequently (weekly to daily)
133
Never - use other service
42
Occasionally (once in a while to monthly)
251

Do you feel that you are able to explain to others what you learnt in the training?

Total responses

Maybe
150
No
27
Other
15
Yes
241

Are you now able to use the tool(s)/ resource(s) covered in the training?

Total responses

By using training materials/ notes from the training event
156
Independently
106
Other
19
With the help of an expert
34

How did the training event help with your work?

Total responses
It improved my ability to handle data
202
It enabled me to complete certain tasks more quickly
159
It improved communication with the bioinformatician/ statistician analyzing my data
74
It has not helped yet but I anticipate a future impact
54
It did not help as I do not use the tool(s)/ resource(s) covered in the training event
18

Attending the training event led to/ facilitated

Total responses

Useful collaboration(s) with other participants/ trainers from the training event
51
Publication of my work
60
Submission of my dissertation/ thesis for degree purposes
35
Submission of a grant application
20
Change in career
17
Not applicable
129
Authoring of software
23

How many people have you shared the skills and/or knowledge that you learned during the training, with?

Total responses

1-5
210
16-24
5
25+
15
6-15
31
None
80
None yet, but intend to do so in the future
92

Would you recommend the training to others?

Total responses
Maybe
28
No
4
Yes, I already have
279
Yes, I would
118