Staff development

POD development guides

People and Organisational Development

The University via People and Organisational Development (POD) provides a varied programme of training to support the professional development of postdoctoral researchers. 

Central Induction and related support

New member of staff - Further details

Workplace Wellbeing

Workplace wellbeing relates to all aspects of our working lives, from the quality and safety of our physical environment to how we feel about our work.The University's Workplace Wellbing team has an overview of our staff's and students' wellbeing and provides specialist services for the University, for managers and individuals.

Further details

Human Resources

Human Resources look after the relationship between staff members and the University. The team supports professional goals and development of staff, and also wellbeing at work. They also manage employment policies and conditions, staff recruitment and induction, benefits, salaries and much more.

"Your benefit choices" is a new document sent to all new employees at the University of Birmingham.


 Vitae provides support and advice to research staff across the UK