We are signatory to the Researcher Development Concordat. As part of our obligation, we have put in place two key actions:
The ’10 days’ is recommended in the Concordat but at Leeds we have decided to go a step further and make it an entitlement. It should be used for career development but it is up to you to determine what career development means for you.
Your Career Development is your responsibility but there is support to help you do this. You need to take a strategic approach to it, research it, plan it and discuss your plans with your PI or line manager to come up with a formal development plan.