Supporting your development

Development Opportunities

To help facilitate your learning and develop your skills in a way that suits you. These webpages you will show you a range of resources, including learning events, videos, online resources and books

Researcher training and development

A research portal where the five Faculties within the University, along with Research and Innovation Services have collaborated to provide Research Staff with Think Ahead “a framework for the continuous professional development of researchers at the University of Sheffield, supporting individual career ambitions in and beyond academia.”

Think Ahead Programme

The Think Ahead programme is a comprehensive blend of training workshops, career mentoring, and carefully selected work-based opportunities.

Springboard programme for women

Springboard for Women is a personal and professional development programme for women, which will support researchers in various areas.

Mentoring for Research Staff Think Ahead mentoring supports individual career ambitions in and beyond academia. This programme is research-lead, which as been designed and developed in conjunction with research staff groups.