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Human Resources for Research Staff

Welcome to the Human Resources Research Staff home page.

As staff of Trinity College Dublin, Researchers are welcome to access all our policies, schemes and programmes (subject to normal eligibility criteria). We invite you to look through our webpages.



Every year CAPSL produce the Research Supervisors Development Programme

It includes topics and events relating to being an academic supervisor and is targeted at research supervisors new to their role, from across the disciplines, as well as more experienced supervisors who wish to share and expand their knowledge and experience.

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Advancing your Research Career

This programme is a researcher development programme built on 3 pillars which include:

  • Online epigeum material access via Blackboard with your Trinity Log details
  • Zoom masterclasses delivered by key personnel from the University via HR Learning and Development
  • Mentoring

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Queries around HR issues can be emailed to

We also run other events such as our Wellness and Resilience talks.

The YourHR Series includes talks on pensions, manager series and events.

If you want to access your payslip, please go to CorePortal

HR run all Staff Inductions where you are welcomed into the community.

To sign up for induction please email

At the induction event you will hear about specific units such as the Office of the Dean of Research and the Trinity Research and Innovation Unit

LinkedIn Learning is free to all staff and students and you can access it on the page with your TCD log in details.
This link is entirely separate to your own LinkedIn profile.

Researchers might specifically be interesting in this set of supports from the platform.

You may also be interested in some of the other courses in our LinkedIn Learning catalogue.

Trinity has access to internationally recognised Integrity Training for researchers at all career stages and interested staff.

For more information contact Jennifer Daly in the Research Office (

Vitae – Realising the Potential of Researchers is free to all staff at TCD.

The Career Development Framework Tool was developed by the organisation to help researchers maps out their progress against their career stages.

You can access it by clicking the link and using your TCD log in details


Research Programme 2022

The following master classes will begin at the end of January 2022 and are open to all staff engaged in research:

  • Research Metrics and Evaluation
  • Promoting your Research
  • Open Access Publishing
  • FAIR Data Management
  • Publishing and Disseminating your Research
  • Your Research Impact

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