Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Researching at Edinburgh

Information and Codes relevant to undertaking research successfully and sustainably at Edinburgh.

Researchers Concordat

About the national Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, and the HR Excellence in Research badging.

Codes of Practice

The Code of Practice for the Management and Career Development of Research Staff, and links to the processes and policies it outlines.

Guide for new researchers

Being a researcher in Edinburgh: Beginning Your Research Position in Edinburgh. A PDF guide for you to download.

Data management training

About MANTRA, a new online course in research data management.


A guide to working sustainably, developed as a partnership between the Institute for Academic Development and the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability.