Training & Development

ARMA's Training & Development Programme offers a range of workshops and courses to meet the needs of the profession. There are six types of events offered, and all are mapped to the themes of our Professional Development Framework, shown in the colour-coded menu below. The full Programme can be downloaded from the link on the right; you can also find all events of a particular type using the menu on the left. Forthcoming events are listed below.

  • 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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  • 25 Apr 2017

    Understanding GCRF

    Good Practice Exchange The Park Inn, York

    This workshop will explore key challenges being faced with the onset of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) agenda, considering how we can be best placed to support applications moving forward. Delivered in collaboration between research development and academic staff, we’ll consider the structure of the various opportunities that have been presented, discuss PI timeline activity, project design, and look at how the applications themselves are being reviewed and key points of feedback. The event is aimed at research administrators and managers who play a key role in supporting the development and submission of GCRF applications.

    fully booked

  • 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

    MI
  • 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

    MI
  • 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

    Online Resources Online Resources

    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 The Jurys Inn, 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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