University expectations and opportunities

Your development into a fully capable and professional researcher is the most significant outcome of gaining a research degree.

Both external and internal stakeholders have a strong interest in your development during your PhD. In this section we introduce some of the wider opportunities across the University to enhance your development and the external expectations in this area.

University-wide training

A list of professional development opportunities - These traiing events are open to  PGRs across the University and are arranged to the domains of the Researcher Developer Framework (RDF).


External expectations

The wider research environment - Information on the national context for researcher development and how the programme at Liverpool fulfils external expectations


International PGRs

Support for International PGRs

The support with PGR Development and the wider University to help international researchers, particularly those new to the UK