Video introduction to the programme

In the following video, Dr Shirley Cooper from the LDC Development Team provides an Introduction to the Liverpool Doctoral College Development Programme of professional development for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and an introduction to the seven themes within this programme.

 Related Links


  • List of all programme themes - the seven themes introduced in the above video.
  • Liverpool Doctoral College - information for postgraduate researchers at Liverpool - training information (Intranet site - University of Liverpool password required).
  • GTA training - 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).
  • University Training for all PGRs - 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 and teacher training courses from Education Development.
  • RCUK Statement of Expectations - for advice on generic administrative procedures and institutional regulations, including the PGR Handbook. 
  • Introduction to the RDF for researchers at Liverpool - view the opening pages for an introduction to the Framework used throughout the PGR programme.
  • 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.
  • PGR News @Liverpool (blog) - updates to program information and news of new events for PGRs.