• Training Room

    Postgraduate Researcher Induction
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    This session will provide you with an overview of the University, the support and services available to you and expectations of our postgraduate researchers.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: First Year Postgraduate Research Students

To book a place the Researcher Development SharePoint Induction Page.
Strathclyde Doctoral School Postgraduate Researcher Induction

The PGR Induction is delivered in 3 sessions. All PGRs should attend sessions 1 and 2. Session 3 in not relevant to PGRs in Strathclyde Business School. 


1) PGR Induction and Support Services Marketplace - Wednesday 5 October 2022 - Lunch from 12.45

Join us for lunch and meet our Support Services in the new Doctoral School space on L6 of the Teaching and Learning Building at 12.45.

The formal session will be opened at 14.00 in LT325 by Associate Principal and Director of Strathclyde Doctoral School, Professor Eleanor Shaw OBE. The session provides a welcome to Strathclyde, to Strathclyde Doctoral School and to key information to support you in your journey as a postgraduate researcher. Full programme:  RD SharePoint Induction page


2) Virtual Support Services Information Session - Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 09.30

Join us on zoom at 9.30am to hear about what our Support Services offer and how  you can engage with them during your PGR journey.


3) Virtual PG Cert Researcher Professional Development Induction - Wednesday 19 October 2022 - 13.00

This session will cover the purpose of the PG Cert RPD, planning professional development, and how to successfully complete the PG Cert RPD. The hour-long session will consist of a presentation and an open Q&A.

Students in the Business School should contact their supervisor or departmental administrator to find out about their professional development requirements. An optional on-campus Q&A will follow.

Email pgcertrpd-enquiry@strath.ac.uk if you are unsure if you should attend.

Delivered By: Researcher Development Programme


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

Useful Links

Find out about the opportunities available to you as an early career researcher:

PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.