Leading a Successful Research Group

University Research & KE training session.

Target audience:

  • This University Research & KE training session is open to all research-active staff. It forms an optional session for staff registered on the First Three Years EXPLORE@Brookes programme. It might be particularly useful for new or aspiring Principal Investigators/Managers of Researchers/Research Leaders, or established Research Group Leaders wishing to seek advice from other Managers.

Who this event is for:     

  • Research staff    

This session will run as a Q&A with an expert panel, comprising academics who will share their experiences and impart their advice on how to manage a successful research team. We'll be asking the panel about key issues such as group motivation and a collective sense of purpose; goal setting and PDR; effective communication and consultation; conflict, disagreement and resolution; and making the most of the diverse strengths of individual team members.

Training materials will cover: A training bundle for Managers of Researchers; Building a Research Group and the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, plus top tips from leaders of researchers. 


  • Access to series of short training videos & online resource, 1 month in advance
  • 1 hour online live Q&A with expert panel

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