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Early Career Researcher Training

There are a number of different places that offer training courses and events for Early Career Researchers.

  • Centre for Research Staff Development
    Provides support for research staff to achieve their potential, before, during, and after your time at King's, with active support from the most senior staff in the university. Here there is information regarding Community, Careers advice and support, Courses, Communications and information about the Concordat.


    Up to date summary of events, courses, job opportunities and support services for researchers at KCL. Take a look at their website at:

  • King's Centre for Doctoral Studies

    The Researcher Development Unit in the Centre for Doctoral Studies has responsibility for providing and co-ordinating training and development opportunities for postgraduate research students and research staff. They offer training and development, one to one support as well as other opportunities. View their information for Research Staff

    There is a new Researcher Development Programme Training Brochure for 2015-16 which provides course information and development opportunities. Visit website to download the brochure.

  • Skills Forge

    A range of courses available for free for all KCL and KHP staff. View the range of courses including a step-by-step guide to using Skills Forge
  • King's Health Partners Learning Hub

    The Learning Hub is an education and training resource developed for staff, students and trainees at King's Health Partners.

  • Biomedical Research Centre

    The NIHR BRC runs research method courses to help healthcare professionals design and conduct high quality research studies.

  • Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning

    The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning offers range of continuing professional development opportunities for academics and staff of King's College London. Courses include podcasting, video production and social media.

There are also external providers:

  • Vitae

Vitae are an international programme led and managed by CRAC, a not-for-profit registered UK charity dedicated to active career learning and development. They have developed a Researcher Development Framework which identifies the knowledge, behaviour and attributes of successful researchers. It helps them maximise their potential and get the most out of their career by developing these attributes.
View Vitae's website to see the framework and how you can use it.


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