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Managing your Research/Academic Career

A one day workshop that provides Research Active staff in academia with a day of active reflection and discussion on a wide range of issues that face staff in the management of their careers. The workshop provides an opportunity to examine existing skills, networks and preferences so that they can effectively progress their career. This workshop is a collaborative workshop development by Vitae & UKRC (UK Research Councils) which has been adapted for Warwick Research Active Staff.

Who should attend?

Research Active Staff (Research, Academic or Teaching terms & conditions).

We do not accept applications from postgraduates or research students. Students should refer to the Student Career and Skills website for details of workshops designed specifically to meet their needs.

The workshop enables Research Active Staff to:

  • Assess your current capabilities and identify areas for personal development
  • Understand how to market yourself through a CV
  • Consider the work-life balance & how this can be achieved
  • Consider the need for profile raising and reputation building
  • Hold confident conversations around ambitions and goals
  • Make new contacts and practice networking
  • Set some personal goals

Please bring a copy of your academic CV and a 2 page resume/summary CV

Feedback from previous Managing your Research/Academic Career Attendees

 Feedback from May 2018 Cohort (Including responses from LDC)

 Feedback from November 2017 Cohort (including responses from LDC)

 Feedback from the May 2016 Cohort

 Feedback from the January 2016 Cohort


To Apply:
if you would like to register your interest in future events please use the links below

Register Your Interest

TBA (Academic Year 2018/19)





Managing your Research and Academic Career
Resource Bank Page

Any questions?
Workshop content:
Sandy Sparks Learning and Development Centre.
Ext: 74121

Workshop arrangements:
Jane Cooper, 
Learning Development Centre Ext: 24893