Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Complete course list

An overview of all our workshops for University of Edinburgh research staff, with information on how to locate and book them in the People and Money Learning App.

Full list of workshops for Research Staff by Theme

 

For course description and more information please click on the course name

Writing and Publishing (A-Z) Leadership (A-Z) Communication (A-Z) Careers (A-Z) Funding (A-Z) Public Engagement (A-Z)

Collaborative Writing and Publishing

Effective Collaborations

Academic Publishing between Copyright, Creative Commons and Open Access

Academic Interviews

Attracting your own Research Funding: Writing and Applying for Fellowships

An Introduction to Public Engagement with Research

Get that Paper Written and Published

Gaining Teaching Accreditation for Your PhD Supervision

An Introduction to Copyright

CV briefing sessions – Academic CVs and Non-Academic CVs

 

Creating Impactful Public Engagement

How to Peer Review Manuscripts for Journals (CAHSS)

How can supervisors help PhD students develop their academic writing?

Archiving Your Research Data

Changing your Career: Where do I Start?

 

Facilitation Skills for Public Engagement

How to Peer Review Manuscripts for Journals (CSE & CMVM)

Interdisciplinary collaborations: Understanding and navigating the barriers to success

Giving an Effective Presentation

Changing your Career: Exploring Career Options

 

How to Design a Public or Stakeholder Engagement Process

Researcher Writing Hour & Morning/ Afternoon Writing Retreat

It’s About Time - Managing Workload, Balance And Finding Space To Research

Imposter Syndrome: Getting out of your own way, tackling the inner critic

Getting the First Lecturing Job

 

Dialogue: Public Engagement Beyond Public Lectures

Writing Freely: Blogging about your Research

Making the Most of your Postdoc (Strategies for Independence

Managing Difficult Conversations Assertively

   

Storytelling Techniques for Effective Communication

Writer’s Clinic for Research Staff

Project Management

Professional Networking, Engaging and Strategy

   

Voice and Presentation Skills Workshop

 

Supervising Flexibly

Realising the Benefits of Good Research Data Management

     
  What Does Leadership in Research Look Like?

Social Media: Sharing, Connecting and Building an Audience

     
    Working with Personal and Sensitive Data      
    Writing a Data Management Plan for your Research      

Eligibility, Booking and Cancelling

Eligibility

We understand it can sometimes be unclear knowing what workshops are suitable for your career stage, or responsibilities. Please note below our workshop eligibility:

Workshops Theme: Careers Our careers workshops are open to early career academic research-only staff on fixed term contracts (research assistants and associates, post-docs, and research fellows) and early career academic teaching staff on fixed term contracts (teaching assistants and teaching fellows). This does not include academic staff on open-ended lecturing contracts.

Workshops Themes: Induction, Writing, Leadership, Communication, Public Engagement and Funding These workshops are open for booking to all academic research staff (post-docs, research fellows, research assistants and associates and technicians).

Booking: these courses generally open for booking once we have scheduled a date

Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest opportunity and at least 3 days before the event. Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur (e.g. photocopying) which relate directly to places reserved.

How to book

  • Log in to People and Money (EASE log in required)
  • From your People & Money home page, click on Me, then on the Learning tile to open the Learning app.
  • Type the name of the workshop into the search bar at the top of the screen (e.g. Archiving your Research Data) and press Enter
  • Click on the workshop name. Full workshop information is under Details.
  • Dates available to book will be listed under Available Offerings; click the Enroll button next to the date you wish to book

People & Money - log in to search and enrol on workshops

If you are unable to use People & Money to book a place on a workshop please contact iad.researchers@ed.a.uk and we can register a place on your behalf.

For full instructions, please follow the relevant user guide:

People and Money User Guide – How to View/Search, Enrol and Withdraw from Learning (Employee guide)

You can find all the People and Money user guides here:

People and Money system – all User Guides

How to cancel

  • Log in to People & Money
  • From your People & Money home page, click on Me, then on the Learning tile to open the Learning app.
  • Click on Current Learning
  • Click on the name of the workshop booking you wish to cancel
  • In the Actions menu (top right corner) select Withdraw, complete the Reason to Withdraw questions, and click Submit.

For full instruction please follow the user guide:

People and Money User Guide – How to View/Search, Enrol and Withdraw from Learning (Employee guide)

You can find all the People and Money user guides here:

People and Money system – all User Guides