Researcher Development Programme

The Researcher Development team provides training and development opportunities for postgraduate researchers, early career research staff and doctoral supervisors.  

Our development offer includes a comprehensive programme of virtual training, online resources, mentoring, one to one coaching and supporting information.

Please be aware: all development workshops are virtual at present.


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The off-campus PhD – The Wider Journey of the PhD

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