‘Becoming a Research-Oriented Professor’ Development Programme

There is still chance for you to register for our certificated Becoming a Research-Oriented Professor Development Programme.  The programme is aimed at mid-career members of our community for whom research is a core element, and who are seeking to progress their careers. (It speaks to Sections A2, D2 and E2 of the BAM Framework, please click here to find out more).

The programme will explore the variety of career journeys, barriers and pivot points in a swiftly changing research policy and funding environment.

The objectives of the programme are:

  1. Targeted support – to provide targeted support for mid-career academics who wish to progress to a leadership/ management role in research knowledge and intellectual growth.
  2. To offer insight and guidance on writing for publication strategies,including generating impact from published work.  Topics include: crafting your research identity; building your publication pipeline and providing effective and humane leadership in your field.
  3. Connecting with peers and sharing of best practice – offer a platform for sharing best practice in generating research funding, including where to target, how to craft your bid, leading others and networking, delivering your research project.
  4. To share and draw out best practice in leading and managing others,achieving success, and research/ intellectual growth.

 Speakers include: 

  • Professor Nic Beech, Middlesex University
  • Professor Ashley Braganza, Brunel University London
  • Professor Rick Delbridge, Cardiff University
  • Professor David Denyer, Cranfield University
  • Professor Anne-Marie Greene, University of York
  • Professor Martyna Śliwa, Durham University
  • Professor Susan Vinnicombe, CBE, Cranfield University
  • Professor Tim Vorley, Oxford Brookes University


  • Professor Emma Parry, Cranfield University
  • Professor David Sarpong, Brunel University London

This programme is in-person only. The two sessions will be held on 25th April and 7th June 2022 at Birkbeck, University of London:

Event Fees

  • BAM Members: £500 for the full programme

Please note, this event is only open to BAM members. If you are not a member and would like to attend, please register as a member before you book your ticket.

Please contact us via e-mail at eventsandnetworks@bam.ac.uk should you have any queries.