The Kingston University’s Rise Research Leadership Academy programme runs on Wednesday lunchtimes from January to June. The content of the programme is designed to align with Kingston University’s commitment to the national Concordat framework. Each week a series of 16 core lectures was delivered by esteemed research leaders from across Kingston University’s faculties and research disciplines. Action learning set (peer mentorship) group work and individual peer mentorship activities are also integral to the Academy.

Beneficiaries: Research staff Postgraduate researchers Research and teaching staff Clinicians Managers of researchers Professional support staff
Stakeholders: Researchers Managers of researchers Professional staff Senior/executive team Funders
Concordat principles: Environment and culture Professional and career development
Keywords: Training Professional development Research identity Research culture Career progression Equality, diversity and inclusion Research integrity Researcher voice Career management Diverse careers Leadership development Research assessment Recognition