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Researcher Development Programme

 

"I can think creatively and take an adaptable approach to solving problems."

This competency is not about the ability to produce poems, paintings or symphonies, but rather the development of the thinking process behind creative and practical problem-solving skills. Sir Ken Robinson defines creativity as ‘original ideas that have value’, and you can see this resonate with the Cambridge definition of a PhD: ‘an original contribution to learning’. To complete a PhD is an act of creativity.

Courses available from the RDP:

Solving Research Problems Creatively