Managing Research Projects

Managing Research Projects

Communication Systems

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Staff in all organisations are likely to regard good communications as one of the critical sucess factors in effective working.

This section offers some fundamental guidance on managing good communications through meetings, telephone conversations/conferences and web-based approaches.  All these approaches are likely to have particular relevance to research teams, many of whom are split across different locations.

 Getting Started

There are 3 routes into these resources.

  1. Browse this page and choose the topics that interest you.
  2. Who are the resources for? - Start by choosing resources based on your previous experience.
  3. Self-Review Checklist - Choose your own prioritised list of topics based on your own diagnosis.
 Developing a Communication Strategy
 Guidelines
 Resources
 Meetings
 Aimed at Research Team Leaders and Team Members
 Guidelines
 Resources
 Communicating by Telephone
 Aimed at Research Team Leaders and Team Members
 Guidelines
 Resources 
 Communication Using Web-Based Technologies
 Aimed at Research Team Leaders and Team Members
 Guidelines
 Which other sections of the toolkit could be useful?
 You may also find useful resources in the People Skills and Leadership sections.