Researcher learning & development

Plan your route to research funding success with our competency framework for research funding, and learning and development opportunities from Edinburgh Research Office and the Institute for Academic Development.

Find out about our Research Leadership Programmes including: Edinburgh Climate Research Leaders | Elevate | Strategic Leadership in Research

Find out about our Funded Research – Pathways to Academic Independence online course

The competency framework for research funding sets out and defines the skills, knowledge and behaviours that researchers need to win research funding.

Our events are designed to help you develop your skills. Find out what's coming up.

At Edinburgh Research Office we work closely with the Institute for Academic Development to offer support to researchers. 

The University of Edinburgh has supported a major investment in developing research talent through two main routes, the Edinburgh Career Development Scheme and Chancellor’s Fellowships.