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This 'one stop' page provides links to University-wide resources to advance all aspects of your academic career. The self-directed format recognises your different requirements and stages of career development. For any questions regarding your academic induction, please contact PPD.



Centre for Teaching and Learning - Workshops and Programmes

A portfolio of workshops on different aspects of teaching and academic service, as well as accredited educational development programmes at a range of levels.


Teaching disabled students

Staff who teach disabled students can find supporting material in our section on teaching, Guidance on teaching and supporting students with disabilities.


Teaching grants

Information on sources of funding for staff who are interested in pursuing new initiatives to impact on teaching and learning.


Teaching online

Online teaching resources including succinct introductions to flexible and inclusive practices, combining practical educational and technological guidance.


Cambridge Enterprise

Central resource supporting knowledge transfer and research impact - commercialising research output for the benefit of society, the economy, the individual and the University.


Impact Planning Tool

Tool to help you plan your approach to creating impact from your research.


Researcher Development Concordat

The Concordat is intended to drive positive change in research culture, to increase the appeal and sustainability of research careers in the UK. As a manager of researchers, you have a responsibility to create a supportive and inclusive research environment for your staff. 


Research Integrity  

Online resources designed to set out the internal and external standards of research integrity that members of the University of Cambridge are expected to adhere to.


Research Operations Office

Central hub for research funding, grant preparation and management.


PI Development Programme

Interactive modular programme covering core areas of research funding management from application to audits (grant writing, Pathways to Impact, Justification of Resources, risk assessment, contracts, costing and pricing, audits and reporting).


Finding Research Funding Opportunities

Tutorial about setting up individual research funding alerts by subject area and funding category for UK based researchers.


Scholarly Communication

Resources on: open practices, guidance on funder requirements, university requirements for theses sharing, research data management.


University REF pages

Introduction and overview of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Service to the University and Academic Community

Inclusive Leadership Programme (Academic and Research Leaders)

Programme designed to support academic and research leaders and managers with the skills and insights they need to lead others effectively.


Public engagement

First point of contact for staff interested in public engagement.


Recruitment Essentials: Appointing the Right Candidate (Academic Appointments)

Workshop for academic staff to understand the recruitment and selection process and how to create the conditions where you can recruit the best candidate and avoid common pitfalls.


Senior Leadership Programme

Senior Leadership Programme (level 1) for academic staff interested in progressing to a senior leadership role.


Sharing your scholarly work with the media

Advice on the best way to tell your story, help prepare a press release and even offer media training where appropriate.


Sharing your scholarly work using social media

Advice on making effective and appropriate use of social medic to engage in conversations with colleagues and the community.


Strategic Partnerships Office

Central resource for strategic collaboration/exchange/agreements.

Academic Career Probation and Progression

Academic Career Pathways (ACP)

Guidance on Academic Career Pathways and academic promotions process for Research and Teaching (ACP R&T) and Teaching and Scholarship (ACP T&S)


Academic Career Pathways CV Scheme

Career progression and mentorship support open to academic staff, with a focus on underrepresented groups.


Probationary arrangement for academic offices

The probationary scheme set out in this guidance applies to all non-clinical academic offices and analogous unestablished posts below the level of Professor (Grade 11)