Research Leadership Development Programme Our Research Leadership Development Programme (RLDP) connected senior researchers with great leaders to help improve their skills. On this pageWhat the 2018-19 programme involved More information The programme is now closed. We'll be reviewing support for management and leadership as part of our work to improve research culture. What the 2018-19 programme involved The 2018-19 RLDP had two immersive parts, or 'learning journeys'. Each lasted for four days and all activities were run by our partner Monitor Deloitte. The activities explored three basic issues: strategy and visionmanaging peopleleadership persona. Part one: London, UK This took place 19-22 November 2018 in London. It looked at leadership outside biomedical research. Participants visited a range of organisations to meet the people in charge and gain new perspectives. Part two: Boston, USA This took place 11-14 March 2019 in Boston. It looked at leadership within biomedical research. As well as meetings with scientific leaders, it included more hands-on skill development.More information Find out about the funding we offer researchers who are leading research programmes.