Research Skills: Collaboration
Collaboration skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students
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12 November 2010
An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:
- Has developing awareness of the value of working collaboratively to benefit research and for maximising the potential for impact.
- Co-produces knowledge with supervisors/research leaders.
- Recognises common/conflicting interests within own and adjacent disciplines/research areas.
Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:
- Builds collaborative relationships with a range of colleagues within own and adjacent disciplines/research areas and with stakeholders and users of research.
- Actively participates in and contributes to collaborations and external relationships.
Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as D1.7 Working with Others: Collaboration