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Support for our researchers

The Universityis fully committed tosupporting its researchers at all stages of their careers. This commitment is most clearly reflected in our success in achieving the HR Excellence in Research Award.

In June 2016, the University of Worcester was awarded the European Commission's HR Excellence in Research Award. The award recognisesour progress towards providing a high quality research environment for research staff and postgraduate researchers at the University. In order togain the award, weengaged in an analysis ofourpractice against the principles set outin the Concordat to support the Career Development of Researchersand developed an action plan to address gaps thatemerged in this analysis.

As part of the required review process for the Award, the University has now completed a self-assessment of its original action plan (2016-18), written an overarchingprogress report, andproduced a new action plan that builds onand extends the initial one(2018-20):