The University of Sheffield

Preparation & Prioritisation

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The phases of skill development required to progress in this area are detailed to the left. Take your time to read through and see where you are currently at and where you would like to be.

Think Ahead - click here to go to the University's researcher portal
LMS - click here to go to the Unviersity's Learning Management System to find out courses on offer
DDP portal - click here to go to the University's PGR seminar registration system
Developing Professional Skills for Research Leadership - click here to go to an online learning resource available to enable further exploration and development of leadership skills.

Resource Description
Viva Survivors website.

A podcast about PhDs, the viva and life afterwards.

theguardian - The Essential Guide to Contract Research

This guide gives tips from other contract researchers indicating what you should think about before deciding to do contract research, how to get the most out of it, and how to avoid some of the problems caused by the nature of contract research.