The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers was officially launched on 25 June 2008 at Central Hall Westminster, London by Ian Pearson MP, Minister for Science and Innovation.
The Concordat is designed to be a clear statement of some key principles for the support and management of researchers and their careers. It has been developed by a UK HE sector working group co-ordinated by RCUK. Members of the working group are largely drawn from within the HE sector and represent the interests of employers, employees and funders.
The Concordat’s key principles are: