Research staff work almost exclusively on original or applied research, keeping up to date with the literature and writing reports and papers. Reports may be in published journals or in consultancy work for clients.

Each year staff can apply to the Academic Promotions Committee for advancement.

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The grade descriptions on this page are based on the previous promotions criteria. These pages require updating with the latest information but can still be used as a reference.

These pages will be updated and in the interim you can find more information, on the academic promotion pages.