The award will be given to the individual, team or institution that has developed the most innovative or exemplary scheme to enhance and develop the transferable and careers skills of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers.
The shortlisted institutions are:
- University of Aberdeen (in partnership with the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Strathclyde)
- De Montfort University
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Manchester
- University of Nottingham
- University of Surrey
The winner will be announced on the 26 November.