Researcher Development Matrix

This page is for Oxford Brookes University staff. Its purpose is to explain internal processes to staff members. It was moved into its current location on the website in Autumn 2022.

Page content is being revised to reflect the move to the new Research, Innovation and Enterprise Directorate.

OBU’s Researcher Development Matrix outlines the training, professional development opportunities, resources, support, policies and key information available to research-active staff of all career stages (from Research Assistant to Professor).

It maps this provision against the four domains of the externally-recognised Vitae Researcher Development Framework, which covers the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of researchers. The OBU Researcher Development Matrix organises training and development by the following four career stages, as listed below: