Courses & events
Information on our training courses and events for doctoral researchers, including course details, eligibility, and how to book.
Update Sep 2022
The Institute for Academic Development continues to offer a mix of online and on-campus activities to staff and students.
During AY22/23, we will be running an increased number of on-campus options compared to the last couple of years. Do therefore check workshop and event information carefully when booking, to be sure of the mode of delivery.
If you have any issues with the workshop pages below, you can visit the University's Event Booking website https://www.events.ed.ac.uk/ and select Provider - Institute for Academic Development from the drop down list. You should be able to view and book currently open workshops there.
Studying online - Information Services have collated this Guidance for students: using online learning tools
Find out what to expect when attending an IAD in-person or online workshop here
A–N Course list
O-Z Course List
Workshops by theme
Workshops mapped to the Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
Humanities & Social Science
Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Science & Engineering
Getting Started with Postgraduate Research
Mid-Semester Welcome Event
Courses for tutoring and demonstrating
Taking on a part-time tutoring or demonstrating role? To supplement School-based support, we provide generic training courses and resources designed for all tutors and demonstrators across the University.