Events

ARMA supports and encourages professional development amongst research managers and administrators by providing a range of training and development events. These events offer opportunities for the exchange of information, knowledge, expertise and best practice between members, and keep members up to date with developments in the field. Forthcoming events are listed below. Note: ARMA membership is required to attend ARMA events.

  • 01 Mar 2017

    Introduction to Research Ethics

    Technical Knowledge Workshop Wellcome Collection, London

    This one day training opportunity will focus on the basic principles and practices of research ethics and is suitable for all involved in research, at any level.

    open for booking

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  • 08 Mar 2017

    Raising the Quality of Research Proposals

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Hilton Grosvenor, Edinburgh

    This workshop will provide information, advice, guidance and examples of good practice by looking at how funders make funding decisions and mechanisms to facilitate internal review and feedback on draft proposals. This workshop is for research managers and administrators who play a key role in helping academics to raise the quality of their research proposals.

    open for booking

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  • 14 Mar 2017

    Data into Intelligence: Intelligence into Action!

    Technical Knowledge Workshop thestudio, Leeds

    This intermediate-level Elsevier sponsored workshop will focus on how output and citation metrics can be used, alongside peer review, to support decision making and establish a culture of responsible metrics usage.

    open for booking

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  • 15 Mar 2017

    Planning for REF

    Good Practice Exchange The Novotel, Leeds

    This event is aimed at REF managers and those with responsibility for supporting REF2021, to help you understand the implications of moving to the new rules. The event will offer case study examples, and enable participants to discuss with colleagues from across the sector different approaches to planning. Places are limited, so book yours today.

    open for booking

  • 15 Mar 2017

    Video: Turning Data into Intelligence

    Online Resources Online Resources

    An Elsevier Sponsored Video: Turning Data into Intelligence. As research funding becomes more competitive institutions are getting more strategic about how they support their research talent, identify potential areas for growth and position themselves in the UK and global arena. They are increasingly collecting and managing more data and routinely using metrics to support their institutional decision making.

    open for booking

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  • 22 Mar 2017

    Working with Political Institutions and Public Officials

    Technical Knowledge Workshop The Park Inn, York

    Many institutions regularly undertake research and consultancy work for local and central government departments and other agencies and public bodies. However, increasingly they are also seeking to understand more about how these organisations work and how they can work with them to influence research agendas and funding opportunities as well as to raise their institutions’ profile. This can be through activities such as responding to open consultations, working with local enterprise partnerships and providing expertise to support local and central government work.

    open for booking

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  • 01 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Research Management (EARMA)

    Qualification EARMA

    The Certificate in Research Management is a professional qualification designed for individuals employed in Research Performing Organisations or Research Funding Organisations. The qualification programme is delivered by EARMA in partnership with The Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA-UK).

    open for booking

  • 01 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Leadership of Research Management (Research Organisations)

    Events ARMA UK

    This cohort starts 1st April 2017. The Certificate in Leadership of Research Management is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate sector knowledge and strategic aptitude required for leadership.

    open for booking

  • 01 Apr 2017

    Diploma in Leadership of Research Management (Research Organisations)

    Events ARMA UK

    This cohort will commence study 1st April 2017. The Diploma in Leadership of Research Management builds on the Certificate in Leadership of Research Management and through the completion of an additional research based unit, provides delegates with a Diploma. It is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate the sector knowledge and strategic aptitude required for leadership.

    open for booking

  • 01 Apr 2017

    Diploma in Leadership of Research Management (Funding Organisations)

    Events ARMA UK

    This cohort will commence 1st April 2017. The Diploma in Leadership of Research Management builds on the Certificate in Leadership of Research Management through the completion of an additional research based unit. It is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate the sector knowledge and the strategic aptitude required for leadership.

    open for booking

  • 01 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Leadership of Research Management (Funding Organisations)

    Events ARMA UK

    This cohort will commence 1st April 2017. The Certificate in Leadership of Research Management - Funding Organisations, is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals within funding organisations with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate the sector knowledge and strategic aptitude required for leadership.

    open for booking

  • 01 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Research Management (Canada)

    Events ARMA UK

    The Certificate in Research Management is a professional qualification designed for individuals with at least four years experience in research management and administration. It is delivered by the Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) in partnership with the Association of Research Managers and Administrators.

    open for booking

  • 04 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Research Management (Funding Organisations)

    Events ARMA UK

    This cohort will be starting April 2017. The Certificate in Research Management, delivered by ARMA is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate strategic and operational management skills and experience. This certificate has been designed by senior research management professionals working in UK Funding Organisations including RCUK, The Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK the NIHR and the Association of Medical Research Charities. Please note this is for members working within funding organisations.

  • 04 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Research Management (Research Organisations)

    Events London

    This cohort will be starting April 2017. The ARMA Certificate in Research Management is a professional qualification designed to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate strategic and operational management knowledge, skills and experience. This course is designed for individuals with at least four years of experience in research management and administration, gained in several of the areas covered by the certificate units.

    open for booking

  • 05 Apr 2017

    Certificate in Research Administration (Research Organisations)

    Events London

    The next cohort will be starting April 2017. The Certificate in Research Administration is a professional qualification designed to provide students with an all-round introduction to the profession, ensuring they are equipped with the essential knowledge and skills required to be successful research administrators.

    open for booking

  • 05 Apr 2017

    Developing Research Strategy

    Skills Workshop 30 Euston Square, London

    Research managers are increasingly involved in developing or contributing to the development of research strategy and policy either locally within their office, department or faculty, or at a university-wide level e.g. European/international strategy, open access, good research conduct, IP and commercialisation etc.

    open for booking

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  • 06 Apr 2017

    Research Management across the Research Project Lifecycle

    Technical Knowledge Workshop 30 Euston Square, London

    This is a brand new workshop which is currently under development and will cover areas in relation to research project management, processes, compliance and quality. We plan to look at the broad range of aspects of leading and managing funded research projects, including ethics, finances, outputs, impact and public engagement. It will be an interactive session and will expect people to share ideas of good and 'not so good' practice.

    open for booking

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  • 12 Apr 2017

    Systems for Ethical Approval

    Good Practice Exchange 30 Euston Square, London

    This one day workshop is ideal for anyone reviewing, developing or implementing systems and processes to manage ethical review. It will provide an opportunity to share experience and expertise around the policies, processes and systems that research organisations are using to promote good practice and monitor compliance with ethical approval requirements

    open for booking

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  • 10 May 2017

    Supporting the Development and Implementation of Organisational Systems and Processes

    Good Practice Exchange Wellcome Collection, London

    Research Management often requires the implementation of new systems and processes to underpin the delivery of effective working practices. The need for change can be sparked by both internal and external drivers, and require research managers to formulate, commission or implement new IT systems or management processes.

    open for booking

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  • 16 May 2017

    Responsible Use of Metrics

    Good Practice Exchange The Novotel, Leeds

    This good practice exchange will explore the concept of the responsible use of metrics in research and innovation management. Supported by real life case studies we will discuss what the responsible use of metrics looks like in practice, how Universities are responding to the Metric Tide report, and how to spot the irresponsible use of metrics.

    open for booking

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  • 31 May 2017

    Video: Research Contracts

    Online Resources Online Resources

    This is film of the one-day ARMA workshop which is an introduction to research contracts, specifically aimed at research managers and administrators who need to understand research contracts as part of their role.

    open for booking

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  • 31 May 2017

    Videos: Supporting Research Proposals

    Online Resources Online Resources

    Supporting Research Proposals is the latest in the Online Training and Development Resources and offers the opportunity to continue your professional development at a time and place that suits you.

    open for booking

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  • 31 May 2017

    Videos: US Funding Opportunities

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    This package of three videos includes a detailed introduction to US Funding for UK HE Institutions, which includes an informative case study from the University of Oxford. *Please disregard the date, the video is available for a month from purchase.

    open for booking

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  • 31 May 2017

    Video: The Research Environment from a HR Perspective

    Online Resources Online Resources

    This Good Practice Exchange includes regulatory and contractual issues around the employment of research staff. It also looks at diversity issues with research support and the challenges that are faced.

    open for booking

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  • 05 Jun 2017

    Induction

    Induction ACC, Liverpool

    The aim of the workshop is to provide research administrators who are new to role with a broad overview of key aspects of the research administration role.

    open for booking

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