Steps to Research Independence


What are you going to do to develop your independence and skills as a leader?

Fellowship Ahoy - research reports and learning materials for aspiring Fellows.

Fellowship Ahoy! is a research project based at the University of Sheffield, exploring academic leadership in the development of research career independence. Here you can find research reports and learning materials developed from the research.

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Online resource for developing 'Professional Skills for Research Leaders'.

This programme will assist you in developing the set of skills necessary for a long-term career at the forefront of academic research. It will encourage you to build a clear strategy in order to ensure that your goals are well-articulated and supported by a professional knowledge base.

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Springboard for Women

Personal and Professional Development Programme for Women in research and scholarly work from across the five faculties at the University of Sheffield.

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The Independent Researcher Scheme

This scheme uses a cross-disciplinary cohort model to offer intensive skill development for the aspiring independent researcher.

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TRAM: The Researcher as Manager

TRAM is a way to expand your management skills through engagement in learning and reflection aligned to the philosophies of the ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management).

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Think Ahead: SURE

Think Ahead: SURE is a scheme which offers Early Career Researchers within the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry & Health and Science the opportunity to develop many of the skills considered necessary for a career in research by managing their own 6 to 8 week research project.

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