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Research Team Leadership

You come away refreshed with a completely new perspective that feels comfortable for you

Professor Jane Powell, Professor of Public Health Economics, University of the West of England

Research Team Leadership is a highly focused and practical two day programme with learning outcomes linked to the application of key leadership and management skills. They are designed to develop the leadership skills of both research professionals and academics.

Programme outcome

By the end of the programme participants will have:


  • Practiced and developed their listening skills
  • Reviewed and reflected upon the role of a research team leader
  • Practiced or reviewed taking on a team leadership role
  • Considered ways to address and resolve the conflicting demands of research, teaching and administration
  • Considered how to implement their learning to enhance research activity
  • Reflected upon their personal vision for their research career
  • Prepared an action plan for implementing their learning  

Dates: Thursday 17 - Friday 18 May 2018
Location: London

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Research Team Leadership is run by Dr David Faraday and Shirley Wardell. Watch the film below and discover what this exciting programme has to offer. 

For more information contact:

Rita Walters
Senior Marketing and Communications Coordinator 
E: T: 020 3468 4817 

For more information contact:

Rita Walters
Senior Marketing and Communications Coordinator 
T: 020 3468 4817 

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David Faraday

Dr David Faraday, CEng MIChemE ILTM

Advance HE Key Associate

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Shirley Wardell

Shirley Wardell

Advance HE Associate

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