The Centre for Academic Leadership & Development (ALD) supports and facilitates research and teaching excellence by the academic community – from doctoral students and research associates to lecturers and professorial staff.

ALD helps early career researchers and academic staff maximise their research capacity and their own career development. ALD provide training and development opportunities in leadership, researcher skills, and knowledge exchange. 

ALD programmes foster development of key academic attributes of collaboration, interdisciplinarity, innovation and leadership.

All our courses can be booked via our online booking system, PDMS.

Academics and Researchers

Supporting the academic leaders of the future.

Research students

Developing the research and communication skills of our PhD students.

Tools and resources

Find out more about ALD, and tools and tips to succeed