UCL Human Resources


Research Staff Development Programme

The Research Staff Development Programme (RSDP) is designed to expand your transferable skills, support your research, professional development, and employability

The RSDP is informed by the Researcher Development Framework (RDF), the national framework to support the development of researchers. Courses are free to attend for all UCL academics, researchers, teaching staff and professional services staff supporting research.

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RSDP training portal

The RSDP provides tailored professional development. Explore our termly learning opportunities.

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MyLearning FAQ

Answers to your frequently asked questions about the MyLearning online course booking system.

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BioNews Internship

The BioNews Writing Internship offers a unique opportunity for all researchers to gain practical news writing experience under expert supervision.


Researcher-led Initiative Awards

The Researcher-led Initiative awards offers funding for early-stage researchers, teaching staff and postgraduate research students.  


Leadership in Action (LiA)

An online Leadership Programme designed to prepare early-stage researchers for leadership in their chosen research field, or within the wider community.




Peer-coaching for early-stage researchers

A supportive group of peers who use coaching skills, to find action plans to tackle work-related issues and goals, reducing overall stress. This programme is open to PhDs and ECRs.

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Research Team Leaders

Develop the necessary skills and tools to lead a research team whilst developing your research career; for grades 8–9.