Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Research roles

The IAD offers development opportunities for researchers at all career stages.

Doctoral researchers

Two young lab scientists talking with their supervisor
Information about our workshops and support for doctoral researchers.

Research staff

Research-only staff
We provide a range of tailored workshops, advice and other opportunities for academic research staff (for example, post-docs, research fellows, research assistants and associates and technicians).

Postgraduate Research Supervisors

CPD Framework
Information and guidance for staff who supervise postgraduate research students.

Principal Investigators

Supervisors & PIs
Information and workshops for staff who act as Principal Investigators (PIs).

Public engagement with research

Support for public engagement with research at the University of Edinburgh.

WriteFest 2019

About WriteFest2019, an academic writing month running through November 2019.

Training brochures

Researcher development training course brochures for PhD researchers and research staff.