UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

UKCEH training offer
Postgraduate Learning & Development Opportunities


  • Induction for New Postgraduate Researchers at UKCEH (usually December, Year 1)
  • Essential Skills for Research Excellence (2 day workshop, Years 1 or 2)
  • How to Finish Your PhD on Time (Autumn, Year 3)
  • Careers: What Next? (Autumn, Year 3)

These are likely to be offered virtually in 2020/21

Courses Open to Staff and Postgraduate researchers include:
  • Virtual training in: Health & Safety (specific to the project work), GDPR, Information Security and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Effective Scientific Writing
  • Communicating Your Science with Confidence
  • Project Management
  • Presentation Skills
Other Opportunities

Annual Postgraduate Seminar Days are held at each of the four UKCEH sites

Postgraduate researchers are invited to an annual ‘PhD MOT’ – an opportunity to reflect on what’s going well, what the challenges are for the next 3-6 months and how to overcome these.

If you are interested in opportunities at UKCEH (regardless of whether you have a UKCEH supervisor) you are welcome to contact Dr Helen Cunnold (UKCEH Researcher Development Coordinator,

Please contact Ingo Schuder (Business Development Manager for Training, regarding commercial courses advertised on the UKCEH website.