Postgraduate research


Postgraduate research development opportunities

There are a wide range of professional development opportunities open to you at the University of Leeds. The information below highlights activity available from OD&PL specifically for postgraduate researchers for the 18/19 academic year.

OD&PL postgraduate research core programme

Our programme is divided into the following four sections, each containing a range of workshops:

  1. PhD journey
  2. Communicating research: academic writing and publishing
  3. Communicating research: presentation
  4. Professionalisation: personal and professional effectiveness

Activity is released for booking on a quarterly basis. The course search engine also contains details of postgraduate research activity provided by other University services, including the Library and IT.

Guidelines for booking courses

  1. Always check the Suitability section and Further information before you book on a course. Choose Course List to return to the course calendar if necessary.
  2. Simply select Add to Cart for the course(s) you wish to book (to deselect choose Remove from Cart).
  3. When you have added all the courses you wish to book, click View Cart.
  4. Check all the course details are correct. You can delete a booking from your cart at this stage if necessary. Then choose Book Course to proceed to the final stage.
  5. Enter your contact details, then click Submit Booking to send your booking request(s).
  6. You will receive an email confirmation that your request has been received, and a further message when your place is confirmed by the administrator.
  7. To exit the online booking system, close the external window.

Additional resources

You will find development and resources to support your work beyond postgraduate research in the following areas of this website:

Other resources include:

Find out more

If you have any questions about the programmes above or other postgraduate research development in general, including our bespoke provision, please select from the following:

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