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The new Concordat has been published. It has the potential to make a significant to difference to your work life as Research Staff in the Medical Sciences Division, at Oxford and across the UK. The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers is an agreement between higher education stakeholders to improve the employment and support for researchers and researcher careers in the UK. It sets out three clear principles of:

  • environment and culture
  • employment, and 
  • professional and career development.

The principles are underpinned by obligations for the four key stakeholder groups:

fundersinstitutionsresearchers and managers of researchers.

As Research Staff it is important you understand its provisions.
Download a copy of the Concordat