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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.

University of Sheffield Research Staff Association information: RSAs
The Doctoral Academy Community: Doctoral Academy

Resource Description
UKRSA - The UK Research Staff Association (supported by Vitae)

The UKRSA aims to provide a collective voice for research staff across the UK, through building researcher communities and influencing policy.

NPC - The National Postgraduate Committee

A charity to advance, in the public interest, postgraduate education in the UK. It is made up of postgraduate student representatives from educational institutions with postgraduate students.

Ready to Research website

Various learning materials exploring research networks and scholarships.

The University of British Columbia - 'Building your Acdemic Profile'

This guide focuses on skills and tools for discussing, interacting, presenting, writing, commenting, and finally publishing your research in the "new" scholarly communication environment.