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Desenvolupament professional

desenvolupament professional

EuraxessCat vetlla per al desenvolupament continu del personal de recerca vers les 3 I’s “Interdisciplinars, Intersectorials i Internacionals”.

Us oferim eines per al creixement personal i professional, tot potenciant habilitats en competències transversals i interculturals més enllà de l'aprenentatge científic tradicional i fomentant una cultura de supervisió adequada amb el següents objectius: 


- Enfortir el desenvolupament de competències

- Planificar millor els objectius de la carrera professional

- Obrir-se nous camins i opcions

- Identificar formació rellevant per desenvolupar habilitats


Ens alineem amb el model VITAE, Researcher Development Framework (RDF) per maximitizar el potencial i diversificar les opcions de carrera, d'acord amb les polítiques de formació de l’estratègia europea de RRHH. 

Per més informació contacteu a mobilitat.agaur@gencat.cat

1.1. Knowledge base

1.1.2. Languages

1.1.3 Information literacy and management

Information Literacy and Academic Integrity. Provider: Uni Newcastle Aus; Country of origin: Australia. Online tutorial covers topics including finding and evaluating information, academicwriting, plagiarism and using information ethically.

Information Literacy Guide. Provider: Gulf University for Science and Technology; Country of origin: Kuwait Online guidance.

RDF: Information literacy skills for researchersPrinciples of open access.  Provider: Queen Mary University of London; Country of origin: UK. One of a series of modules for postgraduate and early career researchers. It has been designed to give postgraduate and early career researchers a practical overview of effective information literacy skills practices that are essential to the research process. The aim is to encourage researchers to embed best practice within their work from the earliest opportunity.

Part-time researchers, accessing information. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK. 90 minute skills workshop. Part of Vitae's 'part-time researcher' development programme

The informed researcher. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK. Downloadable 'booklet' or podcast with practical advice and tips tailored to researchers. Includes advice and suggested exercises to work through.

Information literacy lens. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK. Highlights the knowledge, behaviours and attributes most relevant to researchers looking to improve their information literacy. Can be used by individuals and to enhance training sessions for example to review existing skills and to plan development actions.

The information literacy user's guide. Provider: Open SUNY Textbooks; Country of origin: USA. Online textbook introducing students to critical concepts of information literacy, helps them examine their roles as information creators and sharers and enables them to more effectively deploy related skills. It includes relatable case studies and scenarios, many hands-on exercises, and interactive quizzes.

A guide to teaching information literacy. A source of inspiration for any librarian involved in teaching information literacy, whether they are new to teaching or experienced but in search of fresh ideas. Provides practical guidance on tried and tested ideas and techniques for sessions. 

Handbook for information literacy teaching. Provider: Cardiff University. Written by a group of subject librarians at Cardiff University to support their colleagues as they developed their information literacy teaching.

The role of research supervisors in information literacy. Provider: RIN. Report detailing the findings and recommendations from a project to investigate the place and role of PhD supervisors in the drive to ensure that research students possess the necessary level of information skills and competencies to pursue their careers successfully in academia and beyond.

Information literacy strategy. Provider: University of Ulster. Example of a university library strategy on information literacy.

Online tutorial covers topics including finding and evaluating information, academic writing, plagiarism and using information ethically. Provider: Uni Newcastle Aus; Country of origin: Australia


1.2 Cognitive abilities

1.2.1.Interdisciplinary working

A short guide to building and managing interdisciplinary research teams. Provider: The Institute for the Study of Science Technology and Innovation. Short guide addressing topics such as selecting collaborators and overcoming communication barriers.


1.3 Creativity

1.3.1 Innovation

MOOC "Idea development: Create and Implement Innovative Ideas" Learn how organizations identify, evaluate and select new ideas and strategies to bring the best idea to market.

MOOC "Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation" Learn the fundamentals of how design thinking and creativity can be used to enable innovation


1.3.2 Argument construction

MOOC "Design Thinking: Ideation, Iteration and Communication". Learn how ideas transform into solutions through iteration and validation along with best practices for communicating your solution to stakeholders.

2.1. Professional and career development

The 'No limits' toolkit for researchers helps to:

- Identify what is important at the career level
- Make a plan to improve competencies
- Consider the professional options
- Make a plan for professional development
- The tools include advice, questionnaires to explore the resources and needs and links with information and opportunities.

Open toolkit


2.2 Self management

What are self management skills? Article about them.

5 essencial self-management skills from Foundation Education

7 essencial sef-management skills from Careerizma

7 tips for improving self-management skills from Young Professionals of Seattle.


2.3 Personal qualities

Academic Integrity: Values, Skills, Action” This course will explore academic integrity and how you can demonstrate it in your work, study and research at university.

3.1. Professional conduct

3.1.1. IPR and Copyright

European IPR Helpdesk -online courses and exercises. Clips, quizzes and recorded training sessions for individual study.

European IPR Helpdesk. Forthcoming web-based sessions that individuals can join.

European IPR Helpdesk - Fact Sheets. Downloadable fact-sheets on a variety of IPR-related topics, including traddemarks, design, knowledge transfer, patents and enforcement.

Intellectual property and technology transfer. Provider: EU. Links to useful documents on IPR-related topics including technology transfer and university-industry relations.

Intellectual property course - design manual. Provider: Eurpean patent academy. This is not an ‘off the shelf’ course and does not deliver full teaching material but provides detailed instructions to help in planning a course on the topics covered. Materials are aimed at enabling university lecturers with knowledge of the subject to incorporate IPR teaching into courses and they include topics related to commercialisation/ university spin-off companies, to researchers and specific to certain disciplines. This gives detailed guidance on how to present the suggested topics with references and links to additional information sources to enable adaptation for use in different countries. Topics range from introductory to more advanced and ideas for workshops and exercises are included. Substantial knowledge of IPR is a pre-requirement for making use of these materials and much of the material suggests lecture-style delivery because of the topic.

Wipo trainig of trainers program on intellectual property right. Provider: World Intellectual Property Organization (U.N.). This general reference work, published in 2004, covers all aspects of intellectual property (IP), including international treaties and conventions, the administration and enforcement of IP rights and WIPO's work in its Member States.  Issues such as electronic commerce, biotechnology, traditional knowledge and management of copyright and related rights are also covered.

Wipo training. Country of origin: India. Slides from 2007 WIPO Training of Trainers Program on Intellectual Property Rights.

Online intellectual property training module. Provider: Stopfakes.gov; Country of origin: USA. Free Online IPR Training Module to learn about evaluating, protecting, and enforcing your intellectual property rights. Includes a needs assessment, types of IPR and the process and benefits of protection.

IP Awareness Assessment. Provider: United States Patent and Trademark Office; Country of origin: USA. Allows you to assess your intellectual property awareness. Following the completion of the assessment, you will receive a customized training material. The full assessment requires about 20-30 minutes to complete. The customizer or Pre-assessment can reduce the required time by 10-15 minutes.

UPSTO Webinars and IP e-learning modules. Provider: The Global Intellectual Property Academy; Country of origin: USA. Six modules on intellectual property protection and enforcement. US-specific information plus international considerations.

Protecting your ideas - IP. Provider: British Library; Country of origin: UK. Articles, links and services on this topic.


 4.1 Working with others

 4.1.1 Influence and leadership

 Leadership development: Provider: Businessballs Tips webpage: a general guide to modern ethical progressive leadership. Free for self-development, developing others, research, and organizational improvement.

Professional skills for research leaders: Provider: Epigeum; Country of origin: UK Course providing comprehensive guidance on professional development, from identifying individual development needs through to how best to communicate research results. Aimed at independent researchers, academics, high-talent doctoral candidates. Duration - 16 hours +60 hours additional activities.

Leadership and context. Provider: Open University; Country of origin: UK Free course introducing the potential impact of context and culture, both internal and external, on educational organisations and implications for leadership. Duration - 9 hours.  

Introduction to leadership. Provider: University of Aberdeen; Country of origin: UK. Web section for researchers setting out different leadership styles and qualities.

Leadership in action. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK Three day course designed to offer insights into leadership. It is available as a packaged programme for institutions to run with their own researchers and is also run as a course by Vitae.

MDP seminar. Provider: University of California San Francisco; Country of origin: USA. Focuses on leadership skills that help in managing and developing a research team/lab. Includes how to lead and organize a team, how to manage and share resources with other faculty and fellows, how to find, hire and keep good people, how to lead productive meetings, and delegation strategies. Also provides resources and training tools for mentors plus information on how to apply and teach leadership skills to mentees. Individual case scenarios show how leadership challenges can be handled effectively.

Leadership lens on VITAE RDF. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK Highlights the knowledge, behaviours and attributes most relevant to researchers engaging in leadership. Can be used by individuals and to enhance training sessions for example to review existing skills and to plan development actions.




5.1 Entrepreneurship

A 5d training package . Basic concepts of entrepreneurship and knowledge of business planning essential for the success of an entrepreneur involved in small business. 

Information and exercises to help facilitators with some experience in entrepreneurship to design and run training. The target audience is women in the Middle East and North Africa but the materials could be used with or adapted to other audiences including researchers. There are 14 modules, each with either learning objectives or a resume of the aim of the module. Each module includes information that the trainer could build into their programme and suggested activities, supplemented with brief scenarios/case studies. Many of the case studies are less relevant to European researchers and might need adjusting but the suggested exercises are varied and likely to inspire. Templates related to alternative enterprise training materials from this organisation can also be found here. Provider: Maktabat MEPI Library; Country of origin: Middle East/ N Africa. 

Enterprise lens. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK. Highlights the knowledge, behaviours and attributes most relevant to researchers engaging in enterprise. Can be used by individuals and to enhance training sessions for example to review existing skills and to plan development actions.

Discovering innovation and intrapreneurship. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK. A suite of materials looking at intrapreneurial attributes that make an effective researcher. The resource includes a research report, information sheet, self-assessment form and development sessions.

VITAE Uwe Social Enterprise. Provider: Vitae; Country of origin: UK A 3 hour experiential learning session and 2 hour 'case study' exercise, developed by Vitae and the University of the West of England.

The skills that make entrepreneurs extraordinary. Provider: Stanford Business School; Country of origin: USA

Plan to start your business. Provider: British library; Country of origin: UK Articles, links and services on this topic.

Enterprise and entrepreneur education. Provider: QAA; Country of origin: UK Guidance developed by representatives drawn from, and acting on behalf of, the enterprise education community. It's intended to be of practical help to those working with students in higher education to foster their skills in enterprise and entrepreneurship.

The entrepreneur's toolkit. Provider: The great courses; Country of origin: USA 24 half-hour lectures: background and skills to get ahead in today’s competitive marketplace.


5.2 Other toolkits 

5.2.1 PIPERS Project Career Kit 

PIPERS Project Career Kit is a collection of external learning resources in the topics of enterpreneurial skills, information literacy, disciplinary working, IPR, leadership skills, managing a research career, professional development, public engagement, researcher self-assessment, market exploitation of research results and working with industry.

The resources are aimed at trainers and people who are responsible for training researchers, although researchers may find some of these resources useful.  They consist of a range of different types of resources: training materials; links to online career activities and webinars; articles, advice or guidance; case studies and presentations covering the above topics.


5.2.2. Miscelaneous

Online guidance Provider: Gulf University for Science and Technology; Country of origin: Kuwait

One of a series of modules for postgraduate and early career researchers. It has been designed to give postgraduate and early career researchers a practical overview of effective information literacy skills practices that are essential to the research process. The aim is to encourage researchers to embed best practice within their work from the earliest opportunity. Provider: Queen Mary University of London; Country of origin: UK

Marketing Analytics: This course gives you the tools to measure brand and customer assets, understand regression analysis, and design experiments as a way to evaluate and optimize marketing campaigns. You'll leave the course with a solid understanding of how to use marketing analytics to predict outcomes and systematically allocate resources.