Support for Researchers

Career Development

Career development support for research staff at the University of Edinburgh, designed to support career planning and development.

Annual Review Guidance for Researchers

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The focus in Annual Review is about having an honest two way conversation. The resources and 5 steps to take will help you have a positive performance and development discussion as well as signpost you to resources available to you as a researcher.


The Institute of Academic Development has a number of career development resources to support research staff with their career planning.


The Institute of Academic Development provides career development support to research staff on behalf of the University.

10 days Professional Development

The revised Concordat includes reference to researchers having opportunities, structured support, encouragement and time to engage in a minimum of 10 days professional development pro rata per year.

Leadership Stories

Raising awareness of leadership roles for researchers