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Doctoral College

Doctoral College Professional Development Programme

Being successful as a researcher requires you to think carefully and strategically about your skills, your objectives, and the areas in which you need to develop - including the personal/transferable skills which are an increasingly important aspect of research training.

Throughout your research candidature, you will have access to a range of opportunities for training and development, offered both at discipline level and centrally via the Doctoral College. By taking advantage of appropriate workshops and courses, as well as getting involved in activities and events, you will:

These webpages will support you in finding information, booking training, and planning and reviewing your development and career progression.

If you have any questions or need help with training or professional development, please email

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