Research, Relationships, Results: Working Effectively With Your Principal Investigator
Research Staff Development Programme

Participants: This ½ day workshop is suitable for all UCL researchers.

Overview: A stable and productive relationship with one’s Principal Investigator is important for both your current work and your future career in research.

Understanding and communicating each other’s needs and challenges can facilitate a win-win situation for both you and your boss.

Anticipated Learning Outcomes:

This workshop will enable you to:

  • pinpoint your needs and those of your PI’s as a first step towards working productively together
  • understand some principles around influencing and assertiveness and help you apply these to some typical scenarios that you may face in your work

Researcher Development Framework Categories:

  • Cognitive abilities (C1)
  • Research management (D1)

Facilitator: Dr. Tracy Bussoli

Date, time and venue: ½ day workshop..

More dates will be available in the 2018-2019 Academic Year. In the meantime please Register Your Interest by scrolling down the page to How to Book and clicking on the link to the Booking Form. We will then email you when new dates are available.


  • Free for UCL Resarch Staff 

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: Catherine Brown

Cancellation: Please note that there has been a change to the cancellation policy. The course cancellation and no show fee is £100 starting from the 2015/16 academic year. This charge is applicable to Organisational Development Courses and supersedes all other information regarding this policy elsewhere on the UCL website and training booking system. Additional charges may be incurred on some courses. Read more about cancellation >>.