Research Professional Updates

Evans leaves British Academy

Alun Evans has resigned as chief executive of the British Academy with immediate effect, following allegations of breaches of the organisation’s harassment and bullying policy

AHRC to refresh its team of advisers

The Arts and Humanities Research Council is seeking five individuals to join its advisory board in September.

UKRI: One year on

The UK’s funding agency has its work cut out as it celebrates its first birthday

‘Overwhelming’ support for revising careers concordat

A consultation on proposed changes to the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers has received almost 600 responses.

Oxford fees ‘deter poorest postgrads’

Researchers at the University of Oxford push for postgraduate application fees to be scrapped.  Postgraduate hopefuls from low-income backgrounds are being deterred from applying to the University of Oxford by application charges, researchers at the university have claimed.

About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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