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

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Very exited by the range of speakers at our Public Engagement Day - including the marvellous Dr Kate Gleeson,…
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This week is the launch of #23Things! Very excited to meet participants at our launch party tomorrow (11am, RDP tr…
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Congratulations Julia!
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It's Writing Cafe from 1 til 3 A space to work in tranquillity. Come up to the Researcher Zone for a room with a vi…

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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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