Postgraduate Training

Training and acquiring skills is a key element in the development of all postgraduate students.

Engagement and communication skills are key amongst the generic and transferable skills that future employers expect researchers to possess.

To help you develop these skills the MVLS Graduate School provides a training programme.

  • Graduate School - Research Training Programme and Personal Development

Additional details of internal research staff engagement training opportunities include: 

The researcher development team is offering resources to support PGRs and Postdocs during the time of coronavirus, with a structured programme of personal and professional development. 


Postgraduate students may also like to explore external opportunities.

  • STEM Ambassadors -  inspiring young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
  • ScotPEN  -an inclusive network of people involved in public engagement in Scotland.
  • National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) offers a range of training opportunities to support the development of high quality engagement work.

If you cannot find what you are looking for please complete a training request form