Postgraduate research students

Research Futures is an innovative and award-winning training and development programme for the research community at Heriot-Watt University, including all PhD, EngD and MPhil students.

Research Futures aims to help you undertake your research project successfully and develop skills and connections to enhance your future employability and impact. You can choose from an extensive range of training courses, workshops, conferences, networking events and other opportunities according to your levels of expertise, academic interests and career aspirations.

You will receive an introduction to Research Futures during your postgraduate induction, and you will be kept up to date with programme developments throughout the year through the Research Futures website and Research Futures memos.