Courses & events
Information on our training courses and events for doctoral researchers, including course details, eligibility, and how to book.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
The Institute for Academic Development office is closed, however we are continuing to work remotely and will continue to run online events and provide support online. We will contact those who have signed up to events via email to communicate any changes and further arrangements for planned workshops and events.
For the latest information and advice see: Coronavirus updates
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
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
Edinburgh Local GRADSchool
Prepare for doctoral success
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.