The University offers an extensive range of support and training opportunities for research staff and fellows, these opportunities can be accessed any time through a variety of central services.
Institute for Academic Development
The Institute for Academic Development provides support to staff and students in learning, teaching and researcher development. We provide a range of tailored workshops, advice and other opportunities for academic research staff.
Edinburgh Research Office
The Edinburgh Research Office works alongside researchers to grow ideas into fundable proposals. We provide expertise at all stages, from developing your idea and identifying funding to crafting your application and managing your award.
We work with research leaders to develop research strategies based on sound funder insights and intelligence. We offer expertise across UK, European and international funders.
Edinburgh Innovations are the University's commercialisation service, leading the University’s activities in industry engagement and business development, enterprise support for students and staff, and the identification, management and commercialisation of University intellectual property.
Our Business Development experts are embedded in the University's Schools as the first points of contact for staff seeking to commercialise their work or ideas. They will help you explore your options, provide practical help at every stage and introduce you to Edinburgh Innovation’s range of professional expertise.
Library and Research Data Management
The Research Data Service provides a suite of tools and support that help staff and students to be effective with their research data before, during and after their project.
Schools and Institutes also offer training opportunities and support with career and professional development.