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Professional development

Researchers are encouraged to regularly review their professional development needs and to discuss their training and development needs in consultation with their supervisor(s) during regular review meetings.

Researcher development activities

Activities can include (but are not limited to):

  • attendance and participation in workshops provided by methods@manchester, artsmethods@manchester and the Researcher Development Programme
  • self-directed reading
  • discussion with peers
  • attendance and participation at conferences, supervision meetings, review panels
  • participation in reading groups and researcher-led initiatives
  • self-reflection
student reading

Planning and reflection are crucial parts of the research process

Research training events

Access training opportunities available in the Faculty of Humanities for researchers and research staff.