Who we are

NARTI is a network of leading research-based University Business and Management Schools in the UK’s North of England. It has grown from an initiative originally funded under an ESRC research development initiative grant, to provide specialist advanced doctoral training, establish networks and share expertise cross-regionally. NARTI has consistently encouraged collaboration between universities in order to improve both the quality and quantity of research output. 

NARTI is now at the point of independence from the ESRC and we propose to continue providing advanced research training with a focus on early career academics and 3rd and 4th year PhD students. Our goal for 2013 – 2016 specifically is to offer advanced training in methods, methodologies and related research skills.

Our aims

  • To enable students, early career researchers and staff in the Northern Region to access specialist advanced training provision
  • To establish networks between institutions to assist staff and students to share best practice, improve student and supervisory training and support early career researchers

How we meet our aims

  • By facilitating opportunities for doctoral students, early career researchers and staff to attend events such as regional workshops and seminars,
  • By running an annual Colloquium for doctoral students focused on advanced training,
  • By providing an arena for these people to network and share research interests, contacts and best practice.