Dr. Kate Jones


Kate is a researcher developer at Manchester Metropolitan University, focusing on research leadership development, research culture and environment, and supporting the early career researcher community. She has over fifteen years' work experience in the higher education sector, as a former researcher, university tutor and, most recently, at Vitae. She specialises in personal, professional, and career development for research and academic staff, with particular interest and/or expertise in researcher development and HE policy; equality, diversity and inclusion in HE; research leadership; researcher competencies; evaluation of researcher development programmes and initiatives; and researcher wellbeing and mental health.