HR Excellence in Research Award

 

Open call for new peer reviewers for the UK HR Excellence in Research Award process - applicants should apply by 12pm on Monday 11 January 2021. 

 

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Background to the Award

Development of the HR Excellence Award

HR Excellence in Research Award process

Vitae support

General FAQs

The basics of HR Excellence in Research, including benefits and the 5 step process, are set out in this 2014 leaflet from the European Commission

Benefits of the Award

Find out about our HR Excellence in Research Award member Webinar

Benefits of having the Award

Benefits of using the UK process

Vitae report on the benefits of HR Excellence in Research, 2012

Institutions with the Award

Vitae HR Excellence Award activities

Background

How Vitae supports HR Excellence in Research Award applications and Award holders

UK Action plan

"We are pleased to have received this recognition and will continue to support Europe-wide initiatives through involvement in policy development and its local implementation here in Cambridge." Professor Lynn Gladden, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Cambridge

"Our research staff are crucial to the success of the University. We have been working hard to ensure our researchers are supported in developing their skills and careers as well as engaging with cutting edge research. We are thrilled that this has been recognised by the European Commission." Professor Mary Bownes, Vice Principal, Research Training, University of Edinburgh

"The existence of the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award has helped to provide a focus and indeed a driver for this cross University activity." Paul Roberts, Assistant Director, University of Sussex

Latest updates

The 2020 submission dates for those applying using the UK process will be Friday 27 March and Friday 23 October 2020.

January 2015 event report, consultation and slides available here

January 2015 update

European certification for HR management of researchers proposal