UCL Research Staff Conference 2015: Research Horizons Going Forward
Professional Development Programme

Participants: UCL Research Staff

Date: Tuesday 30th June 2015

Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm followed by drinks reception

Venue: Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London

Conference Overview:

The conference will help you to:

  • Identify how research skills can benefit you in your current role
  • Explore and develop how you can apply your research skills to future roles
  • Gain an idea of the opportunities available and career options within or outside of academia

What does the conference involve?

  • Opportunity to network with other researchers, senior colleagues and external speakers
  • Share information and knowledge and see what others are doing
  • Practical hints on fellowships, teaching, research ethics and cross-disciplinary working
  • Advice and guidance on what UCL has to offer

Key programme themes include:

  • UCL 2034 and the research community
  • The significance and impact of the REF 2014
  • Striking out on your own
  • Career destinations of PhDs
  • The challenges and opportunities afforded by cross-disciplinary research
  • The research environment (post-election)
  • Values based research

Please refer to the UCL Research Staff Conference programme for further details.

  • 'The most useful part was being surrounded by people in the same position as me and the support available.'

  • 'Learning about future opportunities (both academic and non-academic) because this is what really matters in the end.'

Pre-requisites: None

Researcher Development Framework Categories:

  • B2) Self Management
  • B3) Professional and Career Development
  • C2) Research Management
  • C3) Finance, Funding and Resources
  • D1) Working With Others
  • D3) Engagement and Impact

Date, time and venue: 1 day conference

30 June 2015 0900 - 1700 Wellcome Collection Conference Centr


Research Staff on the UCL payroll may participate for free as the costs for your place will be met by Organisational Development.

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: Zara Chaudhry