Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Writing workshops

Our workshops for University of Edinburgh research staff which are on the theme of: Writing. Information on how to locate and book them in the People and Money Learning App.

List of writing-themed workshops for Research Staff

  • Afternoon Writing Retreat
  • Collobarative Writing and Publishing
  • Get that Paper Written and Published
  • How to Peer-Review Manuscripts for Journals (AHSS)
  • How to Peer-Review Manuscripts for Journals (SCE / MVM)
  • Morning Writing Retreat
  • Researcher Writing Hour
  • Writer's Clinic for Research Staff
  • Writing Retreat
  • Writing freely: blogging about 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 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

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:

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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