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Vitae: National support for the professional and career development of researchers Dr Emma Gillaspy, Vitae NW Hub Manager [email_address] , www.vitae.ac.uk/nwhub
The Roberts agenda “ The product that the PhD researcher creates is not the thesis – vital though that is to their subject area through the creation of original knowledge – no, the product of their study is the development of themselves” Sir Gareth Roberts
Researcher skills and impact Postgraduate researchers Research staff Industry & Business Government Academia Enterprise skills Policy development skills Teaching & schools General public Public engagement & outreach skills Transferable skills
Innovation Nation White Paper (March) stressing the importance of ‘investing in people and knowledge, unlocking talent at all levels'
European Council's conclusions (March) for creating a "fifth freedom" enhancing the mobility of researchers, making a more open and competitive labour market and creating better career structures for researchers
Nigel Thrift's report to John Denham (November) on research careers, recommended more movement for researchers between higher education and industry and more commercial sources of funding
“ The latest RAE reinforces the UK’s position as a world leader in research…The fact that over 50 per cent of research is either ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ further confirms that the UK continues to punch above its weight in this crucial field.”
John Denham, Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills (December)