View your DNA documents

What is the DNA?

The (DNA) form uses Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework (RDF) to help you think about your current skills, pinpoint gaps in your knowledge, and identify areas for future development. The RDF articulates the knowledge, behaviours and attitudes of researchers, from postgraduates to establish academic leaders and is endorsed by Research Councils UK


This demonstration will show you how to use the PGR Management system in my.bham to view the Development Needs Analysis (DNA) documents uploaded by yourself and your supervisor.

Text instrucitons

  • In the my.bham portal, select the ‘my.progress’ tab.
  • In the PGR Management channel, click ‘Upload Training Needs Analysis document’. The PG04 Training Needs Analysis (Student Upload) page will be displayed.
  • Within the ‘Upload TNA’ section of the PG04 page, select the version of the document that you wish to view from the drop down list. Then click the ‘Open TNA Form’ button.
  •  Your chosen document will be shown.