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Careers in Research Online Survey

Researcher filling in the Careers in Research Online SurveyThe Careers in Research On-line Survey (CROS) is a confidential way for research staff to give feedback to the University about their working conditions, career aspirations and career development opportunities.The survey takes place in Reading every two years on average. The results are compared with other institutions around the country. Reading has had a high response rate in all its surveys so far. Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) has further information on the survey.

The results of the survey have been instrumental in changes in the University's provision for its research staff. The development of:

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  • the provision of Mentors for Research Staff;
  • changes to communication between the University and Researchers;
  • and the introduction of the Research Staff Conference at Reading. 

These have all been a result of the University listening to its Research Staff via CROS. You can download the reports on the surveys for CROS 2003 (PDF - 399KB), Rept on CROS 05 (PDF - 171KB) and CROS 2009 Report (PDF - 1950KB).

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