Researcher Training and Development – EME Hub


This site is for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in the Faculties of Environment, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Engineering (The EME Hub) which provides access to training and development opportunities specifically for you. Our extensive course programme covers a wide range of topics and skills such as: research methodologies and data management; techniques for information search and organisation; personal effectiveness and professionalism throughout the research process; strategy, project planning and management; ethics and intellectual property; good communications with a wide range of audiences for your research and career management skills.

All available events can be booked via a simple to use online booking system. You decide what training you need and access it here.

Good all-round skills are key to doing effective research and to being a successful research professional.

Here you’ll find the resources, including information on training and development events to help you thrive and get where you want to go. 


The Brilliant Club – Placements Recruitment 
The Brilliant Club Placements: A meaningful, paid opportunity for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to teach their own research!

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that recruits, trains and pays doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small tutorial groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve communities with a low participation rate in Higher Education.
Over the course of the academic year 2014-2015 we placed over 450 researchers to work in schools across London, the South East, the Midlands, the North East and North West of England, where they worked with over 6000 high performing pupils. The University of Leeds are piloting a partnership with the charity to place researchers in schools across Yorkshire.

Tuesday 23rd August, 12 pm @ Seminar Room LG05 in the Careers Centre, 5-7 Cromer Terrace, University of Leeds
Applications are now open for autumn term placements. To apply to be a Brilliant Club tutor, please find the application form on the website If you have any queries please do not hesitate to email the Brilliant Club at




Course dates for the academic year 2016-2017 will be announced in September 2016