- University of Durham
- Yorkshire and North East
- Date first submitted:
- 20 Oct 2009
- Date last modified:
- 24 Mar 2011
- Relationship to RDF:
- Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities
- Domain B: Personal effectiveness
- Personal Qualities
- Professional and career development
- Domain C: Research governance and organisation
- Domain D: Engagement, influence and impact
- HR-related activities
- Career development
- Postgraduate researchers
- Doctoral researchers
Impact Level 2: Learning
Improved knowledge of a range of careers especially those in university administration
Impact Level 3: Behaviour
More reflective in interactions with others, more aware of own weaknesses and how to negate these.
Rationale, aims and outcomes
What is the rationale for doing this?
How does it fit with institutional strategy?
What are the main features of the provision?
What are the aims and expected outcomes?
The purpose is to highlight the other opportunities for researchers who wish to stay in HE must do not want to become an academic. This not only helps the individual researchers with their career planning and progression but may also help the university to retain high quality staff.
Increased knowledge of adminsitrative roles in higher education and the entry routes to them.
Are there any pre-requisites for engagement, e.g. levels of skill, years of experience, essential pre-activities?
How many participate in each 'activity'?
Evaluation: benefits, challenges and next steps
How do you monitor effectiveness?
Who do you seek feedback from?
Do you have benchmarks?
This allows listeners access to the interview 24:7 whenever they wish or need to hear the information. It is also ideal for distance learners and part-time researchers who may not be able to attend a talk on the subject.
Sharing the information only with our researchers is ensured by storing these podcasts on our virtual learning environment
Future podcasts will focus on thoe who have recently become an academic in a range of departments within the university.