Research and knowledge exchange

Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS)

CROS logoThe survey runs every two years and the results from across the UK are compared to generate a picture of the requirements and interests of research staff in UK HEIs.

The survey was last run at Sussex in 2017 and the University received one of the highest response rates in the UK. The results of the survey are instrumental in informing the on-going improvements the University is making to its provision for research staff.


CROS 2017

The University is ran the Careers in Research Online Survey 2017 (CROS 2017) from 1st -29th March 2017. A total of 63% of Sussex Research Staff responded to the survey, the highest response rate to date and signficantly higher than 2015 (41% response rate). Thank you to everyone that contributed their views.

For an overview of the CROS 2017 key findings and recommendations please take a look at the presentation below

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