Continuous Professional Development for Researcher Developers Working Group


The group has been identifying synergies with the Vitae pilot for the recognition of Researcher Developers and identifying Continuous Professional Development (CPD), that are not currently available.

The working group also plan to produce a report highlighting:

- The range of activities Researcher Developers undertake

- CPD provision that is currently available to Researcher Developers

- What gaps exist in CPD provision for Researcher Developers

- Recommendations on what CPD provision is needed for Researcher Developers

The members of this working group are:

  • Susan Brooks, Co-CHAIR, University Research Training Coordinator, Oxford Brookes University
  • Emma Compton-Daw, Co-CHAIR, Academic Development Lead (Research), University of Strathclyde
  • Dawn Duke, Head of Researcher Development and Engagement, University of Surrey
  • Ray Kent, Director of Research Administration,The Royal Veterinary College
  • Saneeya Qureshi, Research Staff Developer, University of Liverpool
  • Heather SearsProgramme Manager: Doctoral Training, Coventry University