Video introduction to the programme

In the following video, Dr Shirley Cooper from the LDC Development Team provides an introduction to professional development for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and also outlines the provision within the Liverpool Doctoral College Development Programme.

 Related Links


  • List of all programme themes - Further information and video introductions to each of the themes introduced in the above video.
  • Liverpool Doctoral College - information for postgraduate researchers at Liverpool - training information (Intranet site - University of Liverpool password required).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • UKRI Statement of Expectations - the common principles for University, students and supervisors expected by all UK research council students. (Developed under the RCUK).
  • Introduction to the RDF for researchers at Liverpool -  an introduction to the Framework used throughout the PGR programme.
  • LDC Student Experience 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.
  • PGR News @Liverpool (blog) - updates to program information and news of new events for PGRs.