Leading your Research Team in Science


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Leading your Research Team in Science Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 230 Illustrations and other contents: Worked examples or Exercises; 20 Halftones, black and white; 1 Line drawings, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9781108701860 Categories: ,

Team leaders should be full of ideas for new research projects and inspire a research group to achieve great results. This practical guide for team leaders, and those who aspire to become team leader, offers a unique approach to help readers develop research and become a more independent and productive investigator. Readers can learn how to recruit and develop talented team members, how to negotiate contracts and manage projects, and how to create wider visibility and publicity for their science. From human resources and project finances, legal affairs and knowledge transfer to public engagement and media performance, the book provides guidance to enhance skills and combine them with those of support staff on the road to success. With numerous valuable tips, real-life stories and practical exercises, this must-read guide provides everything needed to take responsibility for leading research teams. This title is available as Open Access via Cambridge Core.

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Author Biography

Ritsert C. Jansen is Professor of Bioinformatics and 'Dean of Talent Development' at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands. He aims to help his early-career colleagues by sharing his own experiences as a researcher. He wrote the book Developing a Talent for Science (Cambridge, 2011) about the life of modern scientists in today's academic environment. He subsequently published his book Funding your career in Science (Cambridge, 2013) about how to attain research grants. This third book Leading Your Research Team in Science completes the trilogy.