Support services and initiatives
Information about professional, careers and personal development training and opportunities.
The University of Edinburgh offers postgraduate researchers a wealth of opportunities for professional, personal and career support and training.
Monthly updates on training, events and opportunities
The Doctoral College create a monthly post on opportunities, training and events for postgraduate researchers.
Where to find support
Personal and professional development
The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) has a comprehensive programme of flexible training and support in personal and professional development for all postgraduate researchers as well as online self-directed resources.
The IAD also offers training, resources and information for tutors and demonstrators
Library and data management
The Library - access to books, journals, ejournals, research collections, cultural and heritage collections
Digital Research Services - a single point of access for all the data and computing services for researchers at the University
Digital Skills and Training - courses and information for students and staff on many aspects of digital skills, links to LinkedIn learning and digital safety and citizenship
The Careers Service - advice, guidance and careers support. Information on relevant events and PhD internship opportunities.
Entrepreneurship and innovation
Edinburgh Innovations - resources and support to turn research and ideas into viable projects and businesses
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)
The Three Minute Thesis competition is a global competition for PhD researchers. The University of Edinburgh has held an institutional 3MT competition annually since 2013.