Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Postgraduate research supervisors & examiners

Information and guidance for staff who supervise and examine postgraduate research students.

Fundamentals of PhD Supervision

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Fundamentals of PhD Supervision is an online course that has been developed by the Institute for Academic Development in consultation with the Doctoral College and relevant staff in Colleges and Support Services.

Fundamentals of PhD Examination

Fundamentals of PhD Examination is an online resource developed by the Institute for Academic Development in consultation with the Doctoral College and relevant staff in Colleges and Support Services.

Course list and booking

Our workshops for University of Edinburgh academic staff who supervise research. Information on how to locate and book them in the People and Money Learning App.

Codes & regulations

Links to relevant codes and regulations and College pages for postgraduate researchers and supervisors.

Resources and tools

A range of resources and tools which may be useful for staff who supervise research students.

Events, workshops and activities

Events, supervisor discussion groups, and practical workshops.

Contact details

Our dedicated email address to contact us about IAD research supervision support.