Leadership development for principal investigators (PIs)
"The Principal Investigator takes responsibility for the intellectual leadership of the research project, for the overall management of the research and for the management and development of researchers" UK Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.
This section, aimed at new and aspiring PIs, expands on these responsibilities and adds advice on developing yourself as a PI - a responsibility which underpins and strengthens all the others.
Our focus on getting started in a new role runs from August to October.
As a PI your research will demand a high level of expertise in your discipline, and a great deal of specialised knowledge which puts you at the forefront of the field
Leading a research project successfully will require you to take on some very different types of responsibility
Every person we work with is different. This makes life interesting...
Strategies for successfully forming a team and understanding individual difference. Team roles and team development
For the busy PI, professional development may seem like an effort but it can really enhance your capacity to lead