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Experts in building and maintaining the customised hardware and software infrastructure used by researchers, who often conduct their own independent research projects.

What do Professional Research Investment Strategy Managers do?

Professional Research Investment Strategy Managers describes someone within the university or similar environments who is predominantly working to enable the delivery and growth of large research investments. 

Who are Professional Research Investment Strategy Managers?

PRISMs have a diverse range of positions and responsibilities and the term captures the role breadth and distinguishes them from the established roles of “Research Managers / Research Development Managers” who are often pre-award focused, and “Project Managers” who can be working to a clearly defined brief and focused on deliverables.

What qualifications or skills do you need to be a Professional Research Investment Strategy Managers?

Many staff who undertake these roles have a wide-range of skills and experince. Whilst not restricted to, it is common for PRISMs to have an experince in either research, research management, or supporting large projects, often in a Higher Education or related sector. 

For further information please contact ARC@UCL.ac.uk