Developing Future Leaders

We understand that universities are unique environments, staffed by unique people.
Our approach and content is designed to give PhD students, ECRs and academic staff the skills, confidence and capability to continue to develop as experts in their field.

“Some of the most insightful and inspiring workshops I have attended in my career.”
PI, Independent Research Institute


Specifically Tailored

Our suite of live workshops, events and online courses are designed to support, stretch and develop researchers, their personal excellence and research impact.

You Know Us

We’ve been running workshops in academia globally since 2003.

We deliver to over 1000 people each year and the feedback is consistently excellent.

Our programmes are grounded in the academic context, full of practical content,
with tools and techniques that can be used immediately.

Our Approach


We understand the context. Our content is hugely practical and full of immediately useable insights, techniques and tips.


Our no nonsense approach generates pragmatic options that can be deployed straight away.


We’ve been running these programmes in academia for years, and our testimonials speak for themselves.

Who’s It For?

Researchers looking for a skills boost.
Early Career and Established Academic Staff.
Research Students, Early Career and Established Research Staff.
Professional Services Staff.


For Groups or Individuals

Our coaching programmes are designed to be a context-specific

response to the issues facing leaders and future leaders in the research sector.

Each programme is tailored to meet the specific needs 
and individual goals of those being coached.

Coaching programmes are delivered face to face and online via the Academy.

practical and pragmatic workshops & courses

What People Are Saying

Outstanding! Detailed insight and practical tips provided me with much greater confidence.
Dr LB, Research Fellow
University of Sheffield
A first class session; you really got us enthused for the challenges ahead.
CC, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust & Prof Doc candidate
University Of Bath
Amazing training!
Dr ET, Senior Lecturer
University of East London
Engaging and Valuable.
BD, Senior Lecturer and PhD studenT
One of the most useful courses I’ve been on.
RT, Technical Help Desk Manager
Your training was excellent. It was really reassuring to have a presenter with obvious extended experience in what they are delivering.
AG, Student Well-being Team Leader
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance


If you’d like to learn more about what we do and how we might be able to support your people, then please get in touch.

Or explore our library of live workshops.