Dr Tina Ramkalawan is Senior Graduate School Tutor and University Lead for Research Staff Development at Brunel University London, where she specialises in researcher development across all disciplines. She is also module leader on the Brunel Integrated Pathways PhD programme which currently has a completely international researcher intake. Tina is responsible for the University’s EU HR Excellence in Research award and corresponding Concordat-related activity. She has a multidisciplinary research background, with particular expertise in psychology, health and epidemiology. Her doctoral research was at the MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University of Nottingham, and contributed to the establishment of the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme. Tina has held academic posts at Nottingham Trent University, UCL and Bristol University where she was programme leader with the UK Medical Research Council, building inter-disciplinary research capacity across a collaboration of nine universities.
As UK funding for global challenges based research grows, there is increasing opportunity for UK researchers to undertake overseas development focused research. However, as part of this, researchers are expected to deliver innovation with local impact within developing countries. Despite achievements in UK researcher development, particularly with reference to the VITAE Researcher Development Framework (RDF), …
|Speakers:||Alicen Nickson, Tina Ramkalawan|