About the HR Excellence in Research Award
The HR Excellence in Research Award reflects Bath’s commitment to:
- supporting researchers throughout their careers
- implementing the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers
- implementing the Vision for Research Staff working at the University of Bath
The HR Excellence in Research Award is a UK-wide process, incorporating the QAA Code of Practice for Research Degree Programmes and the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers (published in 2008). It enables institutions to gain the European Commission’s ‘HR excellence in Research’ badge, acknowledging alignment with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for their Recruitment.
The responsibility for implementation of the strategy lies with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) and is managed by the Research Staff Working Group.
Researcher Development Concordat action plans and progress
University of Bath became a signatory of the revised Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers (published in 2019) in January 2020.