Transferable Research Skills

Researcher Development Programme

The Researcher Development Programme provides an essential range of seminars and workshops that are designed to support academic staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates in building and progressing their research careers.

Research Skills Training (Online)

The Research Skills Training provides candidates with a broad range of essential skills and knowledge designed to improve their effectiveness as researchers. It will also allow researchers to hone vital transferable skills needed for pursuing a career outside of academia.

Topics include:

  • Working with your supervisor
  • Managing your research project
  • Research methods (Arts/Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences)
  • Career planning Academic entrepreneurship

This program is open to all HDR candidates and can be accessed via MyLO.


Vitae is the global leader in supporting the professional development of researchers, experienced in working with institutions as they strive for research excellence, innovation and impact.