Balancing building researchers' careers with supporting institutional goals: Membership networking seminar
University of Portsmouth, Thursday 14 April 2016
Registration with refreshments
Welcome and introduction
Dr Nicola Haines, Researcher Development Coordinator, University of Portsmouth (Presentation Slides)
Dr Natalie James, Research Staff Officer, University of Sussex
Steve Jones, Business Associate, University of Portsmouth
Paul Roberts, Head of Research Staff Office, University of Sussex
Carolyn Watt, Enterprise, Innovation and Research Assistant, University of Portsmouth
Exploration of the theme
Researcher development provides researchers with access to training and development aimed at enabling them to realise their potential, whether they remain in research or move on to other careers. For institutions, building researcher competencies in areas of strategic value can support the realisation of institutional goals for example increasing research and innovation income, or building impact from research. How these needs are balanced will be the focus of this theme.
We will hear from speakers who will share their insights on:
Update on recent policy developments in the UK and Europe, including:
Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss the changing landscape of researcher development, taking into account local to international influence.
Open discussion of interests and priorities
Participants are invited to help shape the Vitae programme for 2016/17 by discussing their interests and raising priority topics for consideration.
This session will also include a recap of how members shaped the 2015/16 programme.