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.

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Here you will find resources for researchers provided by your faculty and department, Researcher Development Programme, as well as Careers and Employability. 

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That final frontier? @BrightClubGLD are hosting a special space-themed event for #NationalSpaceWeek. Are you a Sur…
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Big congratulations to Surrey researchers Sarah Campbell and Geoffrey Knott, finalist for the IoD Student Director of the Year Award 2019!

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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