Skills Training Requirements

NERC believes that all research students should receive appropriate training in technical and personal skills.

The Researcher Development Statement (RDS) sets out the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of effective and highly skilled researchers appropriate for a wide range of careers. The RDS can be found on the Vitae website.

The RDS is an evolution of the Joint Research Councils’ Statement on skills training requirements (JSS).

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