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 face to face training workshops, virtual training, online resources, mentoring, one to one coaching and supporting information.

Doctoral College Conference

July 2018


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Quarterly newsletters are emailed from RDP to PGRs and ECRs which include information on upcoming events and opportunities as well as PGR spotlight articles.

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Applications are now open for our annual writing retreat taking place the weekend of 30/6-1/7! Two days of dedicate…
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Latest blog posts


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

Melissa Addey's latest instalment of the off-campus PhD encourages all PGRs, even on campus to get off...


A Change is as Good as a Rest! My Experience of an RCUK Internship

PGR Sarah Golding talks about her PhD "break" spent doing a 6-month internship with Public Health England’s...

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