RCA works to strengthen research and the careers of researchers in a number of sectors, including Universities, Medical Research Institutes, Public Sector Organisations and Non-Government Organisations. We do this by providing coaching solutions for institutions and organisations, and for individuals who approach RCA for assistance.
Since our commencement in mid 2014, RCA coaches have coached over 150 researchers involving more than 450 individual coaching sessions.
Our clients include:
University of Technology Sydney
In 2015 Research Coaching Australia was appointed by UTS as a Qualified Provider on the UTS Qualified Coaching, Executive Coaching, Training and Facilitation Services Panel.
In 2015 RCA assisted Swinburne University’s Faculty of Business and Law with research support and strengthening for 20 HDR students. This involved facilitating a 6 day workshop and providing individual coaching according to the identified needs of the researchers.
University of WA
UWA engaged RCA in 2017 to undertake a review of the services provided by one of its affiliated colleges. The report and its recommendations was endorsed by the University.
University of NSW
The Australian Business School at UNSW engaged RCA to provide coaching for 16 women researchers over 2015 and 2016.
University of Canberra
In 2016 UC engaged RCA to undertake a review of researcher development across the university, with a focus on the centrally provided UC-ReD programs. The report and its recommendations was endorsed by the University for implementation.
The Faculty of Arts and Education engaged RCA to provide a workshop and coaching for researchers in 2017.
Fiji National University
In 2014 the Vice-Chancellor commissioned RCA to provide tailored research coaching to a selected group of researchers and research leaders as part of the University’s plans to strengthen research.
Individual academic staff have engaged RCA themselves to conduct tailored coaching to assist them with specific research career issues, including preparing for promotion, publications or grant applications, dealing with workload demands and building international regard.