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Practice No. 1296
Last modified: 20/07/2012 09:47:31
RCUK commissioned analysis of 2004 and 2009 university reports on the use of ring-fenced payments for career development and transferable skills training of researchers (Roberts payments).
The report informed an independent review panel about progress by universities in implementing skills-related recommendations of the 2002 Report of Sir Gareth Roberts’ Review by providing an overview of "distance travelled" between the 2004 outline strategies for use of the funds and 2009 annual reports.
Practice No. 1290
Last modified: 23/05/2012 12:34:20
Institution: Oxford Brookes University
The ‘your first three years’ programme for newly appointed research active staff provides training in topics relevant to academic practice, including:
- induction - an introduction to University structures, key people and support for researchers
- good practice in grant writing
- managing projects, project finances and staff
- training for teaching
- training for supervising research and research degree students
Practice No. 1285
Last modified: 15/11/2011 13:06:30
Institution: University of Oxford
Graduate training Representatives
In 2011-12, the Humanities Division will contributed funds to each Faculty wanting to employ a graduate training representative role.
Practice No. 1207
Last modified: 16/11/2010 14:46:45
Institution: University of SouthamptonBuilding a resource of career profiles provided by research student Alumni, to guide and inspire current research students.
Practice No. 902
Last modified: 15/10/2010 15:32:14
Institution: University of SouthamptonThis scheme funds young researchers to work within entrepreneurial technology-driven business to develop: 1) a practical understanding of how to transform research ideas into commercially successful products and services; 2) leadership and transferable business skills.
Practice No. 785
Last modified: 14/12/2009 17:36:54
Institution: University of SouthamptonIn one intensive three-hour session gives participants a general understanding of the media, including how journalists work, how to get coverage, how to prepare for interviews, and how to manage expectations. This is followed by individual coaching and mentoring in interview techniques, during which the participant is interviewed twice with video playback and analysis afterwards.