Transferable skills and career management training, resources and support for researchers completing a doctorate.
The 2017/18 Postgraduate Researcher brochure is now available. You can download a copy here, or you can contact the IAD to request a hard copy version.
IAD 2017/18 Postgraduate Researcher brochure (PDF)
Courses & events
Information on our training courses and events for doctoral researchers, including course details, eligibility, and how to book.
Advice & support
Advice and training suggestions aimed at different stages of your PhD, plus useful guidance and contacts.
Information and advice on how to plan your career and develop the skills you will need now and in the future.
Networks & forums
Suggestions for finding networks and forums within which to engage with other researchers.
Get funding to run your own development initiatives, support further research, or start up a business.
Training needs analysis
We have developed a resource for RDF-based skill mapping. The ‘Training Needs Assessment’ spreadsheet has been designed to allow you to identify your current skillset and plan your future development as a researcher’
Training needs analysis (Excel) - download now
Our PhD student blog: iad4phd