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Be the best researcher you can be and acquire skills that will help you to achieve the career you want. Our courses get consistently excellent reviews from participants: a mean average of 8.4 out of 10 for the last two years. Use the search box above to filter by course type or subject.

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One-to-one sessions with a training and development professional

All PGR Research staff

Monday, 03 September 2018 to Friday, 30 August 2019

One hour sessions by appointment

Public engagement: One-to-one surgeries

All PGR Public engagement Research staff

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 to Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Need some advice or a sounding board for a public engagement idea? Want some advice for your Pathways to Impact or Research Enrichment (public engagement) sections of research grants?

Graduate Summer School: Leadership and Innovation


Tuesday, 21 May 2019 to Wednesday, 30 October 2019

This three day and a half day course will introduce you to the theory and practice of effective leadership and help you develop a creative and innovative approach to your research, and to leadership in your own context.

Leadership in action

All Research staff

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 to Friday, 13 September 2019

Leadership in Action enables researchers to explore and develop their leadership skills.

Scientific Entrepreneurship

Dr Alan Roth

All Enterprise PGR Research staff

Wednesday, 09 October 2019 to Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 2pm - 4.30pm

Success in a start-up business is significantly enhanced with an understanding of key entrepreneurial characteristics and competencies. This weekly, term-long course provides potential science/engineering entrepreneurs with the knowledge to help succeed in an entrepreneurial opportunity.

Taking Stock

All Research staff

Friday, 11 October 2019 to Friday, 15 November 2019, 9.30am - 4.30pm

A career review and development programme for research staff