Researcher Career Development

“We want Manchester Metropolitan University to be a great place to develop your research career” (RKE Strategy)

The University’s RKE Strategy has been designed to create an environment and culture that will be recognised across the sector as constituting a great place to develop your research career.

We are committed to upholding the principles of the Concordat for the Career Development of Researchers and are proud to hold the EU HR Excellence award as recognition of our efforts to improve the quality of our research environment.

Training and Development

At Manchester Metropolitan we have a variety of training opportunities, resources and expertise available to support researchers.

From research project planning and proposal development to project and team management to publication and dissemination, we are here to help you develop the skills you require.



Manchester Metropolitan are members of Vitae, a global leader in the professional development of researchers. Vitae works with institutions striving for excellence in development and career support for research staff and students.

The Vitae website has a wealth of resources and advice tailored specifically to you as a researcher. All our staff and students get full access to the Vitae website as part of our subscription as long as you are registered with your organisational email address.

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To contact a member of the RKE team about our efforts to develop researcher careers please get in touch with the Researcher Development and Training Manager, Megan Webb

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