Academic Staff - Research and Innovation - Example Objectives

  • To submit 2/3 papers  to high status peer-reviewed journal by with a view to achieving at least one published peer-reviewed paper by [date]
  • To deliver a keynote paper at a major conference by [date]
  • To obtain or participate in an FP7 project as co-ordinator by [date]
  • To develop a new line of research or approach that will have a broad impact on your field, e.g. to develop novel imaging approaches using evanescent wave microscopy by [date]
  • To collate archival material as the first step in a major project by [date]
  • To develop a new commercial activity based on my research into gene diagnostics by [date]
  • To publish a monograph with a reputable press by [date]
  • To obtain a project grant from a research council or AMRC by [date]
  • To serve on a prestigious national or international research committee in a professional association or research council in the subject area.
  • Develop my skills as a manager of research staff by attending the PI Development Programme.
  • Embed the Condordat into the management and career development of my research group by  carrying out thorough local induction of new staff in the next 12 months.
  • Engage in the academic mentoring of 2 members of staff with a view to enabling them to build their research profiles and develop skills in research funding applications over the next 12 months.