Research managers - including Supervisors, Principal Investigators (PIs), Research Team Leaders, Directors of Research and Head of Schools or Departments - and other supporters of researchers, e.g. Staff Developers, Careers Advisors and Mentors, play a key role in supporting the career development of researchers.
The following are some relevant resources for the supporters of researchers offered by national initiatives, e.g. the Vitae Researcher Development Framework and the Concordat.
Useful advice given to researcher developers, HR specialists, careers advisors and trainers on how they can use the RDF to support the careers of researchers. To find out more, click here.
'Every Researcher Counts' is a Vitae project which promotes equality and diversity in research careers. It provides case studies and stakeholder briefings to improve the understanding of equality and diversity issues amongst those who support and manage researchers within higher education institutions. These include: