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).

Pop-Up IAD for researchers

About the Pop-Up training from IAD - a new initiative for researchers at the University of Edinburgh.

Training brochures

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

Leadership Resources for Researcher Representatives

A suite of resources to support researchers to make the most of their roles, focusing on building confidence in leadership.

WriteFest 2021

About WriteFest 2021, an academic writing month that has run for the last three years.