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DRDP: Welcome

A guide for Doctoral Researchers at University of Westminster

Welcome to the Academic Engagement and Learning Development Guide for Doctoral Researchers

Welcome to the guide for Doctoral Researchers, developed by the Academic Engagement & Learning Development (AELD) team.

Updated August 2022:

Please take a look at our 15 minute induction video for new Doctoral Researchers to find out more about how the Library and Archive Service can support your research journey.


How we can help

Researcher Development Framework

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework (RDF) sets out the knowledge, behaviour and attributes of successful researchers. You can use it to plan your professional development throughout your research journey. Click on the image below to find out more.

Image of VITAE researcher development framework

Library training sessions

DRDP Sessions for 2023-24

Find and book this semester's sessions in the Westminster's Virtual Research Environment VRE

Literature searching |  Using Sources Effectively

Defying Writers Block : Using MindMap | Critical Thinking and Academic Voice

RefWorks | Zotero


Useful Recordings

Quick links

Online training