Resources on a range of professional development topics.

IAD online guides

Academic Writing in the Sciences (PDF)

Writing an Abstract (PDF)

Writing a Literature Review (PDF)

Writing productively (PDF)

A Brief Introduction to Metrics (PDF)

Leadership Resources and Coaching for Researcher Representatives (PDFs)

Imposter Syndrome (PDF)

Designing Effective Slides (PDF)

Designing Effective Conference Posters (PDF)

English Grammar and Punctuation (PDF)

Managing Difficult Conversations (PDF)

Time Management (PDF)

Making the Most of your Postdoc (PDF)

Public engagement resources

There is a range of support for public engagement with research at the University of Edinburgh.

This includes:

  • the University's public engagement with research strategy
  • platforms for engaging members of the public with your research
  • training and networking opportunities, including the Beltane Public Engagement network
  • guidance and toolkits to help you develop your public engagement activities and practice
  • information on how you can stay informed

Visit the Public Engagement with Research webpages to find out more