A core objective of the Centre is career development and capacity building for Mid and Early Career Researchers.

Our support includes mentoring, skills training and regular papers in progress meetings.

This is open to Digit funded Mid and Early Career Researchers including:

  • Doctoral students
  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • those transitioning to become independent researchers
  • career progression for mid-career staff balancing a teaching and research portfolio

PhD students working with Digit Researchers and Associates are eligible to join our Digit Doctoral Network.

Useful resources

Methods workshops are frequently held at the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, the University of Leeds and the University of Manchester, as well as at the University of Essex.

Further methods training will be developed through the Digit Data Observatory.

This is a 6-month staff development course that currently runs at the University of Sussex Business School by the PI with dedicated professional support from the Research Office and Impact and Communication specialists.
This is a series of seminars for staff at various stages to present their work in progress.

If you would like to become a reviewer for a journal, or want to brush up your existing reviewing skills, you may be interested in a free online course being run by Publons Academy. The training involves being mentored by an existing peer reviewer.