Training and development

We have a wide range of training courses and professional development opportunities available to postgraduate researchers across the University of Exeter. Browse the full catalogue of workshops below, organised into eight strands: Mandatory training & induction, Researcher Development essentials, Career Development essentials, Data, Sharing your research, Writing, Wellbeing and Teaching. A downloadable version of the catalogue can be found here: Researcher Development Catalogue 2018-19 along with a copy of our Course List.

You can book on to all of our courses through My Career Zone.

If you have any questions please connect with us via email: or via Twitter: @ExeterDoctoral 

Training and Development In Your College

Alongside our programmes, you will also be able to access training and development opportunities in your College and/or disciplines.

Seminars and Research Cluster Events

A full list of all the seminars and research cluster events taking place in the Business School.


A list of the conferences taking place in the business school. 

The College of Humanities are running a series of Career Development Workshops over terms 1 and 2, with full details on the HUMs Career Development Workshop Schedule 2018/2019.

Humanities PGRs can sign up for these workshops via the Postgraduate College of Humanities SharePoint. PGRs outside the College of Humanities can contact Jim Milnes on to request a place.

Please note the schedule/rooms are subject to change. Please keep an eye on the SharePoint for an updated schedule.

College of Social Sciences and International Studies Research Events

Research events play an important role in our active research culture. Academic staff from the University and other institutions come together with students to share and debate the latest ideas and developments. Full details of future events are advertised on the College webpages.

Politics Research Seminar Series

The Department of Politics invite all staff and postgraduates in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies to their Research Seminar Series, including their PGR Series 'Pizza and Politics'. Researchers from other Colleges should contact the department or the centre giving the talk to request attendance.

Graduate School of Education Research Events

GSE conduct a diverse programme of research events each year, from hosting large international conferences to running monthly research seminars and reading group sessions. Unless detailed otherwise, events are open for anyone to attend.