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Research Skills: Risk Management

Risk Management skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students

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12 November 2010

An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:

  • Makes basic risk assessment and is able to manage risks in own project with support.
  • Aware of risks in virtual environments and when using interactive communication technologies.

Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:

  • Assesses risks in own research environment, takes responsibility for others in that environment.
  • Is aware of risks to research information over time.

Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as C2.3 Research Management: Risk Management

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