Future Directions for the development of researchers: Next Generation of Leaders in Scotland
Supported by and University of Stirling
Stirling Court Hotel, Wednesday 1 June 2016
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|9.30||Registration and refreshments|
Welcome and introduction
Alison Mitchell, Director of Development, Vitae
Prof Judith Phillips, Deputy Principle (Research), University of Strling
Dr Stuart Fancey, Director of Research and Innovation, Scottish Funding Council
Perspectives on researcher’s leadership from different sectors
What are we aiming for in researcher development?
Researchers take many different career paths and many become leaders in different sectors. Invited speakers will present leadership from different sector perspectives to enable participants to consider similarities and differences between sectors and how well we currently develop researchers for leadership roles in different sectors.
What evidence do we have about the development of research leaders?
What can CROS and PIRLS tell us about research leadership? Dr Robin Mellors-Bourne, Director of Research and Intelligence, CRAC/Vitae
Scottish perspective on what is needed to prepare future leaders: Prof Neil Gow, Director Wellcome Trust Strategic Award for Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology, University of Aberdeen
Activity part 1
What are the strengths and weaknesses of leadership development for researchers in Scotland, considering the range of sectors for future careers
Institutional strengthening for leadership development
Presentation of recent research into academic views of leadership development – ‘guidance from the top’, Alison Mitchell, Director of Development, Vitae and Dr Katie Wheat, Training and Resources Development Manager, Vitae
Activity part 2
(refreshments available during this activity)
What are the opportunities and threats to leadership development for researchers in Scotland? What can we do to address these together?
Developing the individual: Case studies from Scotland
A series of case studies looking at leadership development ‘on the ground’ in Scotland
|16.15 - 17.00||Vitae Membership networking focus group|