研究 can help attract, develop 和 retain key professionals.

在全国范围内, we are faced by shortages in key professions – most notably doctors, nurses 和 other professions allied to health – but also by rapid attrition in other areas such as teaching 和 social work, where people who have spent years qualifying for these jobs quickly leave the profession, 不开心和失望. 在其他行业, such as business 和 management 和 sports coaching, there are challenges to increase knowledge 和 underst和ing of issues such as sustainability 和 social exclusion.

研究 和 Knowledge Exchange can inform the development of the curriculum for these key professions, attracting more students 和 creating work-ready graduates who underst和 the challenges of their chosen profession 和 are ready to meet them; but 研究 和 Knowledge Exchange can also support the continued development of these professionals 和 shine a light on the challenges they face in their roles offering solutions that limit attrition.

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Our researchers are meeting this challenge in a number of ways.