Research roles

The IAD offers development opportunities for researchers at all career stages.

Information about our workshops and support for postgraduate researchers.

We provide a range of tailored workshops, advice and other opportunities for academic research staff (for example, post-docs, research fellows, research assistants and associates and technicians).

Information and guidance for staff who supervise and examine postgraduate research students.

Information and workshops for staff who act as Principal Investigators (PIs).

Researcher development training course brochures for Postgraduate Researchers and research staff.

A suite of resources and coaching to support researchers to make the most of their roles, focusing on building confidence in leadership.

An overview of writing support for University of Edinburgh researchers, including Researcher Writing Hours, Writing Retreats and WriteFest

The IAD's Researcher Development team publications and outputs.

We are a cross-University team currently working on co-creating a new comprehensive University-wide Development Needs Analysis tool for postgraduate research students to support their reflection and conversations with supervisors on training, professional development, and career planning.

The IAD are holding a Research Image Competition for Researchers at the University of Edinburgh.