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Research Staff Development Conference

Research Staff Development Conference 2016 

17 March 2016
National College for Teaching & Leadership

Our annual Research Staff Development Conference aims to bring together researchers from across the institution to explore the strategies for enhancing researcher's careers.

This event includes workshops and presentations from senior university staff, guest speakers, workshops as and a lunchtime networking session facilitated by Vox Coaching.

Bookings for the Conference has now closed.

This conference is open to all research-only staff employed by the University (staff in job families R&T 4a-R, R&T 4-R, R&T4 T-R, R&T 5-R and R&T 6-R based at the UK campus).


Keynote Speech: Cultural Intelligence

Keynote speaker Julia Middleton, founder and Chief Executive of Common Purpose Charitable Trust

Julia Middleton

Right now, vast amounts of time and money are being invested all round the world in building global brands and organisations. But where are the global leaders who will lead them?

The race is on to develop leaders with Cultural Intelligence (CQ): the ability to cross divides and thrive in multiple cultures.

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Programme Summary 

  • 8.45am - Registration and refreshments

  • 9.30am - Welcome

  • 9.40am - Research Strategy 2015 - 2020

    Professor Dame Jessica Corner DBE, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, University of Nottingham

  • 10.25am - Refreshments

  • 10.45am -12.15pm - Cultural intelligence, mobility, leadership and working with others in a multi-cultural environment

  • 12.15pm - Networking Session - facilitated by Vox Coaching

  • 1pm Buffet Lunch and networking in the West Atrium

  • 1.45-2.45pm - Parallel Workshops

  • 3-4pm - Parallel Workshops

  • 4.05pm - Closing remarks and drinks reception

  • 4.30pm - Close


Download the Conference Programme

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Research staff

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