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The MPLS Division co-ordinates courses for researchers on teaching, scientific writing, making presentations, engaging the public with your research, research integrity, and personal development, as well as a programme of events and courses on entrepreneurship, innovation and intellectual property.

These courses are designed to support your career and professional development, and you are entitled to a minimum of 10 days per annum for this. In addition to the courses we provide, there are also many opportunities available from other training providers in the University.

What am I entitled to?

Information on training and development entitlements for research staff.

What training do I need?

Information on training and resources for all researchers in MPLS.

Training and development courses

Browse our current MPLS Researcher Training and Development course programme

Blog posts

Webinar: Engaging with policy makers - can your research influence policy? 20 April

NIHR are hosting this webinar for researchers to explain the important areas to consider when engaging with and sharing research knowledge with policy makers.

Learn about Public Engagement with Research at your own pace

For busy researchers keen to get a primer on the basics of public engagement with research, we have created a new online course that you can complete whenever suits.