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Working as a Researcher

Career Development of Researchers Working Group (CDR WG)

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Professor Mandy Fader

The Career Development of Researchers Working Group (CDR WG) oversees the implementation of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers in the University.

The CDR WG comprises representatives from across the University including Research Staff representatives, Faculty Concordat Champions and Professional Services' staff. The group is chaired by Professor Mandy Fader, Dean of Health Sciences. Mandy is a member of the University Executive Board chaired by the President-Vice Chancellor, and she works closely with the Vice President Research and Enterprise.

Current Concordat Champions (as of January 2018) are as follows:



Chair Professor Mandy Fader
Faculty of Humanities Dr Fiona Woollard
Faculty of Business, Law and Art Dr Shahnaz Ibrahim
Faculty of Engineering and the Environment Dr Ioannis Kaparias
Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences Professor Lindy Holden-Dye
Faculty of Health Sciences Dr Anne-Sophie Darlington
Faculty of Medicine Dr Jens Madsen
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering Professor Dan Hewak
Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences Dr Matt Garner
Lindy Holden-Dye
Click here to read an interview with Professor Lindy Holden-Dye

If you are a researcher and would like to represent your Faculty please contact your Concordat Champion or email Julie Reeves,

For other useful information in relation to the CDR WG please see the Useful Downloads section below.

For an archive of past meeting notes from CDR WG meetings, please see here.


Useful Downloads

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