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Pretty good place to do your PhD

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Current Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)
Current Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)

I have been working at University of Leeds

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good facilities, good location, large body of experience to draw from, good social life, good range of professional development courses

Cons

Long hours, limited opportunities to advance, lots of cut backs at the moment resulting in poor job security, poor car parking

Advice to Management

Discuss changes with people on the ground rather than making changes that make no sense to the everyday running of the company

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  1. Does Leeds Lead?

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    Former Employee - Manager in Leeds, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager in Leeds, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Leeds

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A good amount of flexibility of hours and working practices can be found. It varies from department to department, however there is a definite emphasis on trying to get work life balance right, if not always communicated that well.

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions, just because you are an academic doesn't make you a good manager or good at setting strategy for running a large organisation.

    Did I mention slow???

    Politics.....and ego's, may be not that different from corporates after all!

    Advice to Management

    Get out there and work in industry and bring your experience back, or at least stop hiding from it.


  2. Karriere im Ingenieurwesen Engineering Career life

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Leeds

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Sie geben einem die Möglichkeit, individuelle Ideen in den eigenen Forschungsprojekten umzusetzen.

    They let you to give your ideas and employ them in your research.

    Cons

    Nicht viel finanzielle Ressourcen für die Forschung

    Not many financial support for research


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