Founded in April 2020, the PRISM network pursues two main aims:
- To bring the widely dispersed PRISM community across the UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) together.
- To engage in particular with UKRI and universities to drive a cultural shift for research teams in HEIs, which includes better recognition and progression pathways for PRISM roles.
These aims originate from the challenges the PRISM community experiences across the various home institutions of the network's members, concerning 1.) recruitment and job security; 2.) career progression and professional development; and 3.) recognition and belonging. Details are outlined on the 'Challenges