Postdoctoral Researchers


We recommend the following University of Edinburgh training for postdocs in SBS.


Institute for Academic Development

The Institute for Academic Development provide focused training for postdocs (research staff) which gets excellent feedback. Some highlights are:


Get that Paper Written and Published 


Making the Most of your Postdoc (Strategies for Independence)  

Effective Collaborations 

Ingenious Women 


Social Media for Researchers

Managing Difficult Conversations 

Professional Networking


Writing Research Proposals

Writing and Applying for Fellowships


CV writing

Changing Careers


Institute for Academic Development Resources for Postdocs


Additional Leadership and Management Training at the University of Edinburgh


Not specifically targeted at postdocs but they do provide useful courses, especially for those looking to develop their leadership and management skills. Please note that places are very limited.

Introduction to Leadership

Aurora Programme (for women)

All courses grouped by theme