Working with Research Students and Research Staff – a resource bank

This resource bank is intended to support careers professionals involved in working with research students or research staff.  The resources will help you to gain an insight into the environment in which researchers work, the issues they encounter in managing their career, and point to tools that can help you to support the career management of researchers. Researchers can also use the resources themselves when considering different aspects of their career progression and management.

The resources are grouped into four categories:

Academic activities - research: Resources on aspects such as getting published and securing funding, important for progressing in an academic career.

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Section 1: Academic activities - research

Academic activities - teaching: Focuses on skills, tools and techniques that support researchers to consider all aspects of their teaching practice including module design and teaching philosophy.

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Section 2: Academic activities - teaching

Academic activities - public engagement and networking: Resources to support researchers to develop skills in communicating their research to a non-academic audience and to consider research impact.

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Section 3: Academic activities - public engagement and networking

Career development and employability: Tools to support researchers more broadly in their career planning, to explore different career options, and to help them to market their experience through CVs and interviews

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Section 4: Career development and employability

Add to this resource bank

If there are resources you find useful when working with researchers that are missing from this list please let us know.  Send the link and a brief description to Sharon Maguire, Chair of the AGCAS Research Student and Research Staff Task Group.