PhD Skills Hub
PhD Skills Hub cards
Meet the SDO team
Our staff at the Student Development Office are here to help with any questions or concerns about your development.
Researcher Development Framework (RDF)
All SDO skills training activities are mapped against the RDF. This helps you to keep track of your development.
Workshops and Events
We run a number of workshops and events that are designed to help you with your academic and professional development.
Researcher Development Award
The SPS Edinburgh Award for Researcher Development and Academic Practice helps you plan your development activities.
Research Training Centre (RTC)
The Research Training Centre (RTC) is a cross-School initiative focused on excellence in Social Science methods.
Our one-to-one coaching is available to help you discover and realise your personal development needs.
The Student Development Office can provide financial and logistical support for your research or setting up your own event.
Institute for Academic Development (IAD)
The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) provides support for teaching, learning and academic development.