Excellence in researcher development is a key aspect of the University’s research strategy. Our aim is to:
The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers (Researcher’s Concordat) is an agreement between the funders and employers of researchers in the UK to support the development of researchers. The Concordat guides our support provision for researchers at Stirling.
The Researcher Development Programme is continuously reviewed and refreshed, using information from the national CROS (Careers in Research Online Survey) and PIRLS (Principal Investigators and Research Leaders) surveys, which the University has participated in since 2009. These are both run biennially by Vitae (www.vitae.ac.uk) across the higher education sector in the UK. The 2015 reports are available here.