Courses & events
Professional development workshops for academic research staff. These workshops are free to all academic research staff.
The researcher development workshops and courses have been organised in different ways:
- A-Z list: contains all the workshops in alphabetical order, with full workshop info.
- At-a-glance: lists workshop names and dates this month and next, in date order.
- Researcher Development Framework (RDF): workshops mapped to the national framework for researcher skills.
Please be aware that each grouping contains the same workshops overall, just presented in different ways.
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
A-Z course list
At a glance - workshops this month
Workshops mapped by Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
Learning and Organisational Development provide development opportunities for all staff through access to online development or face-to face workshops. They also provide access to mentoring and coaching opportunities and leadership programmes.
Online Development Toolkit enables all staff, particularly those in leadership and management roles, to quickly find relevant information and practical advice to help them deal with different situations they may be facing in the workplace.
LinkedIn Learning - online video courses. Courses cover technology, business and creative skills, and include an extensive section focussing on education and e-learning.
The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society (CDCS) An initiative of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to provide a locus for data-driven and digitally-engaged research across the disciplines.
Digital Skills and Training Support to develop digital and information literacy, desktop and IT productivity skills.
Prepare for Doctoral Success guide - a guide to help staff facilitate activities and training for new doctoral researchers