University of Bath

The Researcher Development Framework: Domain C

Learn more about the standards, requirements and professional conduct that are needed for the effective management of research

Explore this domain

This domain is part of the wider Researcher Development Framework - a professional development framework for researchers.

This domain covers the following key areas:

  • health and safety
  • ethics and intellectual property
  • research strategy
  • project planning and delivery
  • risk management
  • funding generation and financial management

Evidencing your development

Here are some examples:

  • knowledge of health and safety issues, confidentiality and ethical requirements of your research field
  • awareness of intellectual property rights (IPR) and copyright issues as they relate to research
  • acknowledging and attributing the contribution of others
  • acting with professional integrity
  • applying appropriate project management tools and techniques
  • setting goals and plans and managing resources to deliver results
  • assessing and managing risk
  • evaluating the effectiveness of research projects
  • awareness of the range of funding sources and the processes for making applications
  • managing finances and resources related to research

Browse our programme of workshops and online resources to support your development as a researcher.

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