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Opportunities available are structured around 3 strategic areas with several mini series within these themes:

Please find below a list of modules that will be available in the coming academic year.  To find out more information and to book a place on scheduled modules, follow the link to the booking system.

Grant Writing
Knowledge Exchange
Research Supervision
Personal Effectiveness
Horizon 2020 and other funding opportunities
Leading Research Programme

This programme is aimed at academic and research staff who have recently started leading research projects (or are likely to be doing so in the near future) and are aiming to develop (or expand) their own research groups.    The aim of the programme is to enable participants to be more effective in delivering research projects and sustaining funding.   The programme covers topics including:

  • Leading and managing researchers
  • Managing complex research projects
  • Developing a strategic research direction to enable sustainable growth of research activities

It will be delivered by My Consultants who have extensive experience of delivering Principal Investigators programmes with a number of research intensive Universities, including Edinburgh and Glasgow.  In addition, internal speakers will contribute the Strathclyde context and perspective.

Places on the programme are allocated through nominations from Facultys/Departments.  Please consult your HoD if you wish to be considered for a place.  The 2018 programme runs from March to May, nominations from Faculties should be with OSDU by Friday 16th February.  Generally the programme is run on an annual basis.


View the full 2016-17 SPIRAL Programme



Strategic Technology Partnership Event: The Future of Public Service Delivery - in collaboration with the International Public Policy Institute