Development & Support

Making the most of your research career

The Faculty offers personalised training and development for research at all career stages, including postgraduate and early career researchers.

As well as the resources below, ECRs from the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences are invited to join the HSS Early Career Researchers' Network (intranet link).


A collection of important information, policies and guidelines relevant to Research staff, including career development and training activities


Cross-faculty research methods training supporting academics from PGRs to established researchers.

Early Career Researchers' Network

Develop your research skills and learn from experienced peers from across the University (intranet link).

Support for Postdoctoral Fellowships

Knowledge and peer communities to help you make the most of internally and externally funded fellowship opportunities.

PGR Development & Training

Get the training & support you need to complete your PhD and develop your academic career.

British Academy Global Professorships 2020

Aimed at outstanding international mid-career and senior researchers in any disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences who do not currently work in the UK.