Our programmes and initiatives for Postgraduate Researchers at UofG are designed to enrich your skills and working relationships, foster your talents, and accelerate your professional prospects.
As part of our programme of support for your research journey, the Research Culture & Researcher Development team offer a range of optional training courses designed to provide you with development opportunities that align with your current needs and future plans.
With a few exceptions, most courses will be offered both in-person in the ARC and online via Zoom: more details on individual session dates, times and delivery methods can be found on the University of Glasgow Inkpath platform, or by accessing our Course Calendar
We support researchers to reflect on their research journey and career planning, and make the most of their time at UofG by making active choices for their future direction.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you reflect on and plan for your future career, including:
- Postgraduate Leadership Programme
- Building Your Digital Research Presence
- Networking for Researchers
Connection and Belonging
We facilitate the building and vitality of researcher communities and networks. We know these are critical to wellbeing as well as to academic progress.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you consider and prioritise your wellbeing as a researcher, including:
We are committed to providing an environment that ensures all researchers feel safe and can conduct their research to the highest quality standards. We support the development of the specialist knowledge and behaviours that underpin this commitment.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you gain the specialist knowledge that will enable you to perform your research to the best of your ability, including:
- Introduction to Project Management
- Word: Creating a Thesis
- Excel: Working with data
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In a connected world, being able to communicate well with a range of audiences is essential. We help our researchers to be heard.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you engage with your communication skills, including our robust programme of writing support, such as:
A good conversation is a powerful learning tool. We help our researchers to access the people they need, to talk about the things most important to them.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you to foster positive working relationships with your colleagues, and begin challenging but beneficial conversations.
Whether our researchers big ideas relate to future research projects, new products and services, or ways they can change their research landscape for the better, we support your development.
Follow the links below to access training that will help you foster and develop your innovative ideas and projects: