Developing a Successful Career in Research

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Course aims to help researchers/academics to get an insight into the typical profile of a successful academic and provide advice on how to plan one’s career and manage one’s workload to attain research success.
This course will describe:

  • An overview of the profile of a successful researcher
  • The key measure of success in research
  • The nature of the demands on a successful academic and strategies for managing them

After attending the participants will:

  • have an appreciation of what to prioritise to attain research success
  • have awareness of what strategies can be used to manage complex workloads
  • have a sound grasp of what constitutes a successful researcher.

This session maps to Researcher Development Framework:

Domain B, Personal effectiveness. Sub-domain, B1 Personal qualities, B3 Professional and Career development.

Domain D, Engagement, influence and impact. Sub-domain, D1Working with others.

Domain C,Research governance and organisation, Sub-domain C2 Research Management.

Session will be led by Dr Karl Smith, Research Impact Manager and Research Excellence Framework Coordinator.

This session is free and for PGR 3 and Early Stage Researchers, only. Please use the booking form to reserve your place by 24th April 2017, 3pm..

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Central Research Support, REI

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Note: Researchers Description

All Research Staff: includes Early Stage Researchers, Established Researchers, Leading Researchers

Early Stage Researchers: Contract researchers, Postdoc and early Career Researchers

Established Researchers: Staff with established research profile

Leading Researchers: Members of Professoriate and senior staff

Post Graduate Researchers: PGR 1, PGR2, PGR3

* Research Domain is derived from the Vitae Researcher Development Framework, available at:

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