Dr Karen Clegg


University of YorkDr Karen Clegg

Job title

Director of the Researcher Development Team



Dr Karen Clegg is Director of the Researcher Development Team at the University of York. Karen has overall responsibility for the development and evaluation of professional development provision for researchers. Responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordination of the University ‘HR Excellence’ process and Concordat implementation
  • Co-delivery of the Times Higher Award winning ‘Research Leaders’ programme for academic staff and PIs
  • Supports the implementation of the research strategy and York Graduate Research School activity
  • Programme director for the He Academy accredited 'York Learning and Teaching Award’ for PGRs who teach. 

Karen is a trained coach and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.