Researcher Development UCL is committed to supporting the professional and career development of researchers, to enable them to make the most of their potential and to help ensure the ongoing creation of excellent research outcomes at UCL and beyond. Check our researcher development updates Development for Research Students The UCL Doctoral Skills Development Programme (DSDP) is open to all postgraduate research students at UCL. Development for Research Staff The Research Staff Development Programme (RSDP) is open UCL academics, researchers, teaching staff and professional services staff supporting research. Researcher initiatives & networks Researcher initiatives and networks open to UCL academics, researchers, teaching staff and staff supporting research. Researcher development resources As research staff working for the University, you may find this information helpful for your development and your career.