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Practice No. 1293
Last modified: 20/07/2012 08:57:34
This analysis summarises responses to RCUK’s 2011 survey of research organisations (ROs) regarding the impact of Roberts funding to date, responses to changes in funding and strategies to 2013.
The 2011 survey was voluntary and consisted of open-ended questions.
Practice No. 1008
Last modified: 25/03/2011 08:58:20
Institution: University of the West of EnglandIn April 2008, the HERDA-SW Research Management Group Research Training network submitted a proposal to run a pilot South West Universities GRADschool during 2008/9. The aim of the proposal was to demonstrate and pilot a mutually beneficial regional collaboration in the area of generic skills training for research students.
Practice No. 926
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:47:28
Institution: University of ExeterThis is a collaborative project in which the Universities of Exeter, Bath and Bristol are producing online e-learning skills recourses to part-time or distance based PhD researchers at the three institutes.
Practice No. 928
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:27:56
Institution: University of ExeterSeveral ‘Careers in Academia’ workshops have been held, covering all subject cohorts, in which the steps needed to secure an academic position were discussed. The workshops were supported by the staff from the careers unit as well as senior and junior academics from across the university.
Practice No. 923
Last modified: 27/11/2009 11:18:10
Institution: University of ExeterDuring the 2008-09 academic year we instigated an institutional-wide evaluation of our ‘Effective Researcher Development Programme’ (ERDP). The aims were to demonstrate, institutionally, using a wide range of evaluation methods, that running skills development courses for PGR researchers are both beneficial and well received. Moreover, we aimed to demonstrate (based on highly positive feedback from both participants and academic staff) that PGR skills training programmes should continue to be supported irrespective of future RCUK funding.
Practice No. 938
Last modified: 16/11/2009 15:55:47
Institution: Swansea UniversityA new and custom-adapted automated system designed to support managers and researchers by prompting timely induction and probation review discussions between them.
Practice No. 888
Last modified: 05/11/2009 09:38:10
Institution: University of BathTraining needs handbook and log for research postgraduates – combining guidance on training needs analysis, space for planning and reviewing personal and professional development and provides examples of training and development activities.
Practice No. 885
Last modified: 05/11/2009 09:36:26
Institution: University of BathA half day workshop intended as a starting point for any researcher interested in applying for independent research funding.
Practice No. 886
Last modified: 09/10/2009 15:49:39
Institution: University of BathStrategy for evaluation of the postgraduate skills training programme at the University of Bath. The strategy seeks to take account of the Rugby Team Impact Framework by evaluating inputs, outputs and outcomes on both short and long-term timescales.