The LDC Development Team provide a flexible programme that supports all postgraduate research students with their on-going professional and personal development. This central programme covers nine key themes that support postgraduate researchers to progress in their research and prepare for their longer term future.
Plan your PhD journey as a new researcher to develop into a confident and effective researcher
Gain skills and find support to manage the challenges of life as a researcher.
Develop the skills to communicate your research effectively in your academic writing, for your thesis and research publications.
Enhance your skills and gain confidence when communicating your research in presentations and academic posters.
Identify techniques to help you work productivity and achieve your own goals.
Explore how to develop creative mindsets and skills for problem-solving, innovation and critical thinking.
Acquire the skills to make your research count through sharing it with the wider public.
Take control of your own career planning and prepare for the next step in your career.
Practise leadership skills in guiding groups towards making decisions and resolving conflicts.