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HR Issues in R&D: Special Interest Group seminar

Four speakers discuss HR issues in research and development – from graduate expectations to overcoming barriers in promoting and managing change.

A seminar for all those interested in recruitment and retention of research staff, this R&D Society SIG meeting explores a variety of issues in the management of staff. The event includes four presentations and a discussion with the panel and the attendees.

Bill Metcalf, Founder, Cambridge Strategic Management
Getting things done; A practical guide to leading & motivating R&D teams

Anne-Marie Martin, Director of The Careers Group, University of London
Science/technologist graduates' expectations

Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer, Director, Portia
Experiences from the Equalitec Project; Returning to R&D after a career break

Stephen Luckhurst, Group Human Resources Director, QinetiQ
Overcoming barriers in promoting and managing change, the QinetiQ experience

Chair: Dr. Ralph White, Director, Pharmaceutical Project Management Learning and Development

The Special Interest Group of the Research and Development Society aims to encourage and facilitate UK organisations to identify and implement Innovation and R&D Best Practice wherever possible, arranging regular workshops and presentations.


Anne-Marie Martin | talks | www
Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer | talks | www
Stephen Luckhurst | talks | www
Bill Metcalf | talks | www


Date and Time:

22 November 2005 at 1:15 pm


Half Day



The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
+44 20 74 51 2500
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Organised by:

The Research and Development Society
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£25 members, £50 non-members.

Available from:

Visit http://www.rdsoc.org, email rdsociety@royalsoc.ac.uk or call 020 7451 2513.

Additional Information:

Event starts at 1.30pm prompt - registration and tea available from 1.10pm. Meeting fee includes tea at registration and mid-meeting.

The Research and Development Society is a UK-based organisation formed to promote the better understanding of R&D in all its forms.

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