General Resources

Here you will find information on a range of opportunities offered in addition to OPD activities to support your development.

Learn Software from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and so much more!Quality video courses, on a wide range of topics, taught by industry experts. You are able to login to this resource with your University of Dundee username and password.  Login to

Vitae - Realising the Potential of Researchers

Vitae works to meet society's needs for high-level skills and innovation.  Vitae is dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through transforming their professional and career development. For more information see Vitae. have developed a  free resources section designed to help you if you are currently looking for a new job or need advice for planning and developing your career.

These ebooks give expert knowledge, case studies and lots of great information and toolkits with practical activities and interactive templates you can download, print off and use. View website for ebooks and toolkits.

OPD Workshop Reading Material

There is a selection of reading material in the OPD training room for reference and information. 

Books that have been recommended from some of our OPD workshops can be obtained to rent from the main library.  To view the list - see Library Resource

Postgraduate Researchers

In addition to training opportunities, the resources made available here are to support researchers in their career development.

The resources have been categorised up to help direct you to the information that is best suited to your needs.

For more information and to view the Researcher resource library, click here.

OPD Resources 

University of Dundee Resources


Vitae Resources

University of Dundee is an organisational member of Vitae, the global leader in the professional development of researchers. Vitae works with institutions striving for excellence in development and career support for research staff and students. For more information.


PRES 2013 front cover

Results from the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey