Useful Links

Loughborough University Research Office Home of the staff supporting research across the university.
Loughborough University new staff A large amount of information useful for those new to the university.
Loughborough University Research Conference Excellent networking event for Loughborough University researchers
Loughborough University Research Staff career development How the University helps you develop your career in research.
Research staff blog Regular updates on resources and opportunities for Loughborough University researchers.
Athena Swan at Loughborough University Athena Swan information
Concordat The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers is an agreement between funders and employers in research to support researchers like you.
Concordat Implementation at Loughborough University Loughborough University’s strategy to implement the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers.
Open Access
Loughborough University Library has provided information on open access publishing which take into account all of the recent RCUK policy changes and detail procedures regarding article processing charges.
UK Research Staff Association Find out more about existing research staff associations at other institutions.
Career Path case studies
The skills and experience gained by research staff in academia enable them to pursue a very wide variety of careers within and beyond the higher education sector. The following case studies of the career paths of former academic researchers have been compiled by careers advisers in different universities.
Academic career case studies (social sciences) For anyone who is considering an academic career, these case studies draw on the findings of a recent project which examined the career paths and experiences of recent social science PhD graduates working in academia in the UK and USA.
Pursuing an academic career Understanding and making the most of a competitive academic job market.
Flexible research careers Different ways to manage and support flexible research careers.