Research Skills: Project Planning and Delivery
Project Planning and Delivery skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
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12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Applies effective project management through the setting of research goals, intermediate milestones and prioritisation of activities.
- Acts on decisions agreed with supervisor/line manager and delivers results.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
- Independently defines a manageable research project.
- Understands project management cycles and is able to draw on a number of project management techniques and tools.
- Allows for wider public access to and long-term preservation of research information/findings.
- Does not let problems drift; manages conflict.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as C2.2 Research Management: Project Planning and Delivery