Research Staff Hub

"Welcome to the Research Staff Development Hub, here you will find a range of resources tailored to research staff with lots of useful information about careers in research, exploring your options, and links to services and opportunities across the University and from external institutions. As a member of research staff at Bristol you are not only central to your particular research team, you are also part of a wider research staff group which, across the University, comprises of over 1,200 individuals; as such you are crucial to the success of our institution. To enable you to hear about researchers experiences of the University first hand we have produced a video which I recommend you take a look at.

As Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise I want to ensure Bristol is attracting the best talent and providing you with the support you need to be successful. You are a talented group and I hope this resource will be a useful tool to those of you who are new and equally those who are more established." Professor Nishan Canagarajah

Bristol's commitment to research staff development ‌‌

  • The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Research Staff
  • Careers in Research On-line Survey (CROS)
  • Policies and procedures

Research staff representation and Working Party ‌‌

  • Research Staff Working Party
  • Research Staff Committee
  • Who is my staff rep?



Development opportunities and useful resources ‌‌

  • Research Staff Development Fund
  • Development courses
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Useful Links


Stop and take stock ‌‌‌

Tools to help you reflect on your career progress to date and begin to develop an ongoing career strategy.

Pursuing an academic career ‌‌

Resources and advice to help you consider an academic career route at the University of Bristol or elsewhere.

Considering alternative careers 

Not sure if the academic career pathway is for you? Here are some tools to help you explore your options.

Ask a Question

Contact Claire Wrixon or Mike Gulliver, Research Staff Development Officers

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