CEDARS

Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey

Have your say on your experience of working in research at Leeds and help inform our Concordat Implementation Plan

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Complete the CEDARS Survey this June

Are you a researcher, manager of researchers or work in a research support role at the University of Leeds?

We want know more about your experiences of the current research environment that you work in, by inviting you to complete the Culture, Employment and Development in Academic Research Survey (CEDARS)

Complete the CEDARS Survey – Deadline midnight, Wednesday 30 June 2021.

We are running CEDARS as part of our actions in implementing the Principles of the revised Researcher Development Concordat and the survey will provide valuable information on how we can create a healthy and supportive Research Culture to ensure our researchers can thrive.  Importantly, we will use the outcomes of the survey to help us define and prioritise the work we do.  Last year our survey response was low so this year we are hoping to do better!  The more we hear, the more we can act.

As well as important topics, such as, researchers’ experiences of their local research environment and working conditions, the associated responsibilities of managers of researchers will also be explored. The results of the survey will also establish a baseline for the UK research system generally in what more we need to do to achieve the Principles of the Concordat.

We will be running CEDARS throughout June with the survey closing on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

Created in collaboration with Vitae, CEDARS provides researchers and their managers the opportunity to share their thoughts and experiences around the three principles of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers – employment; environment and culture; and professional and career development.

We want to hear from researchers, those who manage researchers and those that support research/ers so please take part in CEDARS here 
Complete the survey