Research Development and Support offers development and training opportunities for staff navigating and working within Research at Flinders. This includes but not limited to research administration, mentoring, grant writing, ethics and effective time management. Opportunities from other organisations and units at Flinders are also advertised that could be of benefit to Flinders staff.

Other units at Flinders that provide programs to benefit staff and Research Higher Degree students include the Professional Development Unit, the Student Learning Centre, and the Office of Graduate Research.