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UCL successfully retains the HR Excellence in Research Award

10 February 2020

The HR Excellence in Research Award marks an institution’s commitment to supporting and developing researchers.

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The HR Excellence in Research Award is an important mechanism for implementing the principles of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. UCL’s Vice Provost (Research) Professor David Price said of the award: “I’m delighted that we have again successfully retained this award, which reflects our commitment as a leading multidisciplinary university to nurture, develop and celebrate our researchers”.

UCL first received the HR Excellence in Research award in 2013. In retaining our Award UCL has demonstrated our long-term commitment to the career development of researchers.

Dr Matthew Blain, Executive Director of HR said,

“This is great recognition of UCL’s commitment to creating an environment in which researchers can thrive. It rewards the excellent work which the HR team are doing for researchers in partnership with the Office for Vice Provost (Research), such as our Research Staff Development Programme, Researcher-led Initiative Awards and Postdoc Appreciation Week.”

Read the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.