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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Find resources for researchers provided by your faculty and department, Researcher Development Programme, as well as Careers and Employability. 

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Perhaps an unfair question on a Monday morning, but are you funny about your research? #BrightClub legend Ross Kel…
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So many options to drink coffee, you'd think we were trying to get you addicted... Researcher Cafe is on at 11 tod…
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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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