Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Latest IAD publications and resources

A round up a range of IAD resources, guidance and publications published so far in academic year 17/18.

Researcher development guides

Being a Researcher in Edinburgh: Beginning Your Research Position in Edinburgh

Being a Researcher in Edinburgh: Thriving in your Research Position An extensive PDF guide and activity sheets to download.

Get Connected online guide You can download our Get Connected Guide - a PDF guide for new researchers, with information relevant to starting at the University in a research related role.

Prepare for Doctoral Success: Facilitator Guide Downloadable resources designed to help staff facilitate activities and training for doctoral researchers.

Training brochures 2017/18 - brochures for Postgraduate Researchers, and for Research staff provision from the IAD.

Learning and teaching publications and guidance

Peer Observation of Teaching guide A short guide to peer observation of teaching, including forms you can use. It is based on academic research and feedback from existing peer observation schemes.

Student Engagement - practical guides Two short guides, 'EngagEd in... Learning and Teaching Conversations', and 'EngagEd in... Feedback and Assessment'. These  guides offer advice and real examples of student engagement in learning, teaching and assessment practice that we hope you find useful.

Assessment moderation guidance Includes: what moderation is, who is responsible, advice on timing and methods, and more.

Other publications

IAD Insights magazine, Issue 2 (PDF) Published summer 2017.