Research strategy(5 Posts)
Deianira Wed 08-Nov-17 13:50:02
confusedacademic Wed 08-Nov-17 09:09:36
Summerswallow Wed 08-Nov-17 08:57:52
Marasme Tue 07-Nov-17 20:15:57
confusedacademic Tue 07-Nov-17 17:55:36
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I have seen these quite often tied to the REF cycle or to 5 year slots of time, as well as by project. The latter just involves writing up your strategy for a project, grants to be applied for for particular stages of it, conferences involved, expected outputs. The former goes through your research plan for the next 5 years chronologically, saying what you'll be doing when, and scattering outputs etc. as relevant along those years.
Haha thanks! That's really useful in helping me structure my thoughts. It would be a move from a teaching focussed university to a more research intensive institution, and although I've got a strong research background it's taken a hit in recent years.
Marasme that made me smile Good advice at the core, which is show how what you've done will lead to more grants/bids, with whom, targeted where so that there's a plausibility to it (and who knows, maybe you will push your institution forward into the light!)
1) previous successes you will build on / are building on
2) big pots of cash you are applying for / winning
3) big names you have started to reel in for collaborations
4) how all this cash and these collaborations will contribute to hire the world, and publish 5* papers
5) how an entire new field will be defined by 1-4, pushing your institution to the vanguard of enlightenment.
NC as some people in RL know my username.
I'm applying for a new academic position and it asks for a 2 page research strategy for the next 3-4 years. Does anyone have any templates or suggestions for a format for this?