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C1 Professional conduct

  1. Health and safety
  2. Ethics, principles and sustainability
  3. Legal requirements
  4. IPR and copyright
  5. Respect and confidentiality
  6. Attribution and co-authorship
  7. Appropriate practice

C2 Research management

  1. Research strategy
  2. Project planning and delivery
  3. Risk management

C3 Finance, funding and resources

  1. Income and funding generation
  2. Financial management
  3. Infrastructure and resources

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