什么是研究休假?

研究 sabbatical leave is a continuous period of release from normal academic duties in order to advance the pursuit of scholarship 而且 研究 in the University, leading to the development of individual members of staff, 而且 to the production of outputs of significant benefit to the University.

What types of 研究 sabbaticals are available?

的 following types of 研究 sabbaticals are available:

以进一步研究 - to extend the outcomes of 研究 to maximise impact.

团队学术休假 - for two or more applicants from different departments to undertake a joint sabbatical.

高级研究员 - for senior members of academic staff to develop a 研究 fellowship aplication.

主要资助计划 -建立一个大型财团.

网络建设和外部活动 - to use an extended period of time off campus to build new relationships or further establish academic networks.

研究撤退 - to develop a major area of 研究 in collaboration with others.

谁能申请?

学术人员(讲师, 高级讲师, 读者, professors) who are on permanent contracts 而且 have three years of continuous service, 在休假的开始日期,均有资格申请. 的 qualifying period should normally begin after the completion of probation.

Entitlement to sabbatical leave is not automatic, but is based on the merits of the proposal 而且 the strategic needs of the University, 教师和部门.

标准是什么?

All awards will be made on the basis of the merit of the applicant, the proposed programme of work 而且 its alignment with the Faculty/School 研究 strategy.

An application for a sabbatical period must clearly articulate the intended outcomes 而且 demonstrate why focused time is needed to achieve those outcomes. Applications must also set out a SMART scheme of work for the planned sabbatical period presenting suitably ambitious Specific, 可衡量的, 可实现的, 有关, 和有时限的结果.

It is important that applications articulate how the 研究 strategies of the University 而且 its 研究 communities (Institutes, 灯塔, Centres 而且 Groups) will be realised by the planned activity 而且 demonstrate how the work will further develop internal 而且 external networks for 研究 而且 knowledge exchange.

委员会将处理 EDI 而且 气候行动框架 principles when making recommendations for awards.

针对该流行病的特别考虑:

  • For those with sabbaticals already awarded with an intended start date of 1st August 2020 而且 whose awards were put in abeyance, 请见下文.
  • Revised applications from those who submitted to the March 2020 round will be considered in competition with all other applications.
  • Consideration will be given w在这里 研究 careers have been negatively impacted over the previous three years.

有多少研究休假?

Up to 25 awards of 6-month leave periods are available each academic year.

If t在这里 are no applications of sufficient quality in a particular Faculty/School, 不提供休假.

How long can I go on 研究 sabbatical leave for?

Sabbatical leave will normally run for a period of six months, either from 1 February to 31 July or from 1 August to 31 January, 或者特别超过12个月.

Shorter 研究 leave arrangements can be agreed at the discretion of the Head of Department.

成功率是多少?

的 average success rate for awards since October 2011 is 71%.

申请程序是什么?

所有申请必须填写 研究休假申请表.

每年有两轮申请:

  • Round 1: 的 deadline for Round 1 of 2022/23 applications is Friday 18 November 2022
  • Round 2: 的 deadline for Round 2 2022/23 applications is Friday 24 February 2023

All applications will require support from the HoD 而且 Dean. W在这里 more than one member of staff is applying from the same Department/Faculty/School, the HoD 而且 Dean will be asked to rank those applications.

研究休假委员会 will appraise all applications to ensure that each period of 研究 leave contributes towards the delivery of the 大学战略,目标 研究 和相关kpi.

的 研究休假委员会 will make recommendations to the PVC-R.

研究 Sabbaticals usually start on 1st August or 1st February.

如果我以前申请过休假呢?

  • If you have been awarded a Sabbatical which you had to put on hold due to personal or 研究-related reasons please contact vco-sabbatical@bad-mummy.com 在你方便的时候.

  • Staff with sabbaticals already awarded with an intended start date of 1st August 2020, whose awards were put in abeyance due to COVID 是否应该重新使用 修改后的申请表 so that they can articulate how the sabbatical leave will contribute towards the delivery of our 研究 strategy. In the event of applications of equal quality those previously awarded will be given priority.

  • Staff with applications awaiting consideration for sabbatical leave from February 2021 or who submitted applications to the March 2020 round, 是否应该重新使用 修改后的申请表 而且 their applications will be considered in competition with other applications.

如果我想和知识产权组织一起休假呢?

If you wish to apply for sabbatical leave at the University of mg摆脱政策研究所 请(IPR) complete the mg电子游戏摆脱 application form for sabbatical leave, which includes a separate section for sabbatical leave at the IPR.

我在哪里可以找到申请表格?

表格可以找到 在这里.

W在这里 can I find the end of sabbatical report form?

表格可以找到 在这里.

其他需要注意的信息

EDI-related data on applications 而且 on approved sabbaticals will be collected at the decision-making stage 而且 used for reporting purposes.