Welcome along/back!

A warm welcome to new students to the University of Edinburgh and a welcome back to returning students! This academic year has another packed programme of events and workshops here at the Institute for Academic Development.  We will use this blog to provide useful hints and tips as well as keep you up to date with events throughout the year.

You can find out about transferable skills, professional and personal development training and support for postgraduate researchers from the IAD in our new brochure for 2018/2019

See our new brochure here: https://edin.ac/2MmF9Hg welcome_primarylogo_main

You can find our monthly newsletter here: http://edin.ac/2cQtq3G

For details of Prepare for Doctoral Success Online Resource click here: http://edin.ac/2cica25

See our website for more information: https://edin.ac/2wrNqRm

Follow us on twitter: @iad4phd

Best wishes

Louise McKay

Programme Manager – Doctoral Provision at the IAD

 

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Welcome along/back!

A warm welcome to newOld College students to the University of Edinburgh and a welcome back to returning students! This academic year has another packed programme of events and workshops here at the Institute for Academic Development.  We will use this blog to provide useful hints and tips as well as keep you up to date with events throughout the year.

You can find out about transferable skills, professional and personal development training and support for postgraduate researchers from the IAD in our new brochure for 2016/2017

See our new brochure here: http://edin.ac/2cKJHal

You can find our monthly newsletter here: http://edin.ac/2cQtq3G

For details of Prepare for Doctoral Success Online Resource click here: http://edin.ac/2cica25

Follow us on twitter: @iad4phd

Goodluck!

Louise McKay

Doctoral Training Manager at the IAD

Happy new year from the IAD!

Happy New Year and a prosperous 2016 from the IAD!  imagesCAJDXVCV

As a new year starts we continue to provide a range of resources and workshops for Postgraduate Researchers.  Take a look at some of the things we are offering this year:

  • Writing Workshops: We offer a range of writing workshops including Getting Started, Grammar, Writing for Publication and Writing Abstracts.
  • New courses: This year we have added several new courses to our programme, including: Introductory Statistics and a Beginners Guide to Imaging, as well as monthly ‘Just Write’ Sessions and a Writing Retreat
  • Gradschool: Each year we run an Edinburgh Local Gradschool for late stage PhD students.  This year’s Gradschool will take place on Wednesday 18th – Friday 20th May 2016
  • We have several international guest speakers this year, including Hugh Kearns from Flinders University Australia running a ‘Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students’ seminar on the 4th March 2016
  • 3 Minute Thesis: The fourth annual 3 Minute Thesis Competition will take place on the 23rd June 2016.  Training is available to anyone interested in taking part in this competition, this will take place on the 18th and 25th February 2016
  • Follow us on twitter @iad4phd to keep up to date with the latest workshops and events

For more information on all of the above please see here

Welcome along/back!

A warm welcome to new students to the University of Edinburgh and a welcome back to returning students! This academic year has another packed programme of events and workshops here at the Institute for Academic Development.  We will use this blog to provide useful hints and tips as well as keep you up to date with events throughout the year.

Check out our website for course details here

You can find our monthly newsletter heresocialmedia2

For details of postgraduate essentials click here

For the International Compass Programme click here

Follow us on twitter: @iad4phd

Goodluck!

Louise McKay

Doctoral Training Manager at the IAD