Leadership and training

Lancaster University has a wealth of programmes to support all our staff in building their careers.

Bonington Leadership programme
A high-level programme designed to produce our next generation of senior leaders. Participation is by invitation only, and includes content aimed specifically at the development needs of female staff.


Research Development Programme event series
We offer a wide range of programmes to help researchers to develop their skills and careers.


Research Staff Association
The association represents contract researchers on campus and gives them a collective voice.


Mentoring opportunities
Staff can volunteer to become a mentor or a mentee under our university-wide scheme.