Managing the project

deciding roles and responsibilities | developing a project plan and monitoring progress |communication and information sharing

How to communicate and share information within the group

The group will need to be able to communicate with you and each other. Agree how you are going to do this - a combination of remote and face-to-face communication is likely to work best. You could facilitate this by:

However you decide to communicate with the group, make sure that you do it frequently enough to keep everyone involved and engaged. Review how the communication is working as the project progresses, and encourage the group to change any aspects that aren’t working well.

Your research project will involve collecting data and information, some of which may be confidential. You will need somewhere to store it securely. Set up a project folder that only you and the group can access and ensure that everyone understand their responsibility to keep the information secure and confidential.