From September 2023 the PGR development programme, which will support PGRs to complete their doctoral programme, personally and professionally develop and successfully transition to the next stage of their career, will be delivered by The Academy. PGRs can access a wide range of resources and guidance on the PGR development page of the Researcher Hub: PGR Development - Researcher Hub - University of Liverpool 

Related Links

  • Researcher Development Roadmap - The Academy’s Researcher Development Roadmap (RD Roadmap) represents the diverse pathways of the skills, knowledge and attributes of successful researchers.
  • Introduction to the RDF for researchers at Liverpool -  an introduction to the Framework used throughout the PGR programme.
  • Training for postgraduates who teach - The Academy provide workshops to support postgraduate students who have occasional teaching duties and have a scheme to gain recognition as Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).
  • UKRI Statement of Expectations - the common principles for University, students and supervisors expected by all UK research council students. (Developed under the RCUK).
  • University Training for all PGRs - (Link to canvas - log in required) Various departments within the University offer relevant training to help you start and progress in your research, including the Library, Computing services, health and safety. This canvas site also provides links to Research Ethics and Research Integrity online  training.
  • Research Degree Administration Team- for advice on generic administrative procedures and institutional regulations, including the PGR Handbook.
  • Introduction to the PGR Toolbox - covers software and requirements for the Record of Supervisor Meetings and the PGR Portfolio of activity.
  • Liverpool Life - login to access PGR Toolbox software.
  • Portfolio of Activity
  • PGR Development Network - Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Liverpool have established their very own Postgraduate Researcher Development Network (PGRDevNet).