Placements decision flowchart

A diagram to help funders find the right action when approving a doctoral students request to begin a placement.



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There are a number of different placements that doctoral students can undertake. This flowchart will help supervisors make a decision depending on what type of placement the students want to apply for.

This is the integrated website of the seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK.
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