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

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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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