This domain focuses on your qualities to motivate, manage and promote yourself in research.
This encompasses such areas as personal integrity and self confidence, time management and preparation, and career management and networking.
The RDF is an initiative to set out the knowledge, behaviours and attributes of effective and highly skilled researchers appropriate for a wide range of careers.
It is endorsed by all major research universities in the UK as well as the research councils, Universities UK and the Quality Assurance Agency. As such it is now recognised as the tool for supporting researcher development.
There are four main domains: