B11 - Strategic institutional approaches to researcher development

Day 1 at 16:15 - Through facilitated discussion senior managers were encouraged to identify and discuss the key strategic challenges in researcher development and then worked through possible solutions.

Adopting a round table approach those present were able to express their own concerns and approaches to coping with current policy and researcher development initiatives from an institutional perspective. Strand - All Researchers (context).
Day Day 1
Session B
Start time 16:15
Strand All Researchers (context)
Code B11
Presenters Prof Simon Joss - School Research Director, University of Westminster


 Topics covered:

  • what were the key strategic challenges for institutions around researcher development
  • how institutions of differing sizes coped with the challenges
  • best practice.

Workshop outcomes:


  • gained an understanding of shared challenges, solutions, and examples of innovative approaches
  • had an opportunity to network with senior managers and leaders in researcher development.


Round table discussion.