You can participate in a range of events to aid your development as a researcher. Find information on upcoming events and resources from past events below.
Please attend all events on time, actively participate in discussions and provide post-event feedback. If needed, cancel in plenty of time.

Upcoming events


The majority of training and development providers at the University of Sheffield, including the Researcher Development Team, are now utilising myDevelopment to advertise their upcoming events.  All staff at PGRs can access myDevelopment via MUSE.

Search for development opportunities

Researcher Development Programmes

We offer an extensive programme of events for all researchers at the University of Sheffield.  Events cover topics from academic skills to wellbeing.

Existing Sheffield researchers can view the latest programmes via the staff hub.

View the programme


If you have an idea of an event you would be interested in, let us know by filling in the post-event feedback forms sent by email, or contact us:


Past events


WriteFest is an event held every November to celebrate academic writing. Find information and resources from the 2023 event below.

See more about WriteFest


AcWriVox is a growing playlist of videos created for WriteFest, documenting the writing processes, habits and spaces of academic writers.

Watch the AcWriVox videos

National Postdoc Appreciation Week

National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) celebrates the efforts of postdocs and researchers.

Find out our 2023 NPAW events

REDS archive

Find details and information on previous Researcher Education and Development Scholarship (REDS) conferences.

REDS archive