SCOTTISH CRUCIBLE 2018 - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

2017 Scottish Crucible

Scottish Crucible is the prestigious leadership and development programme for early career researchers in Scotland now going into its 10th year. Through an award-winning annual programme, Scottish Crucible enables highly promising science, social science and arts researchers to come together from across Scotland to explore and expand their innovative potential via a series of intensive, two-day events. Only 30 “research leaders of the future” are selected to take part each year; they also go on to join the Scottish Crucible Alumni Network. Scottish Crucible 2018 is supported by the Scottish Fun...

Venture Competition 2018 - now open for applications

Venture competition logo 2018

£25,000 is on offer to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent graduates as the University of Dundee launches Venture 2018.   The Venture 2018 Competition is open for applications now, with seven specific categories for:   Undergraduate Student Award, Early Stage Idea (£2,500 prize fund, sponsored by Business Gateway and the University of Dundee, Centre of Entrepreneurship) Business School Student Award, for any Business School student currently studying or who graduated within the last 2 years (£2,500 prize fund sponsored by ...

Welcome for Postgraduate Researchers – 26th October, 09.30-12.30

Welcome event

As a new member of our postgraduate researcher (PGR) community, it is with great pleasure that I invite you to our forthcoming Welcome for PGR event; Thursday 26 October. You will be welcomed by senior members of the research community and student services, who will give you an insight into the wider University culture and support available to you. This will all take place in the newly refurbished area of the Library and Learning Centre that is dedicated for postgraduates.  To ensure your place, please book here....

Standing up for Science media workshop **Now Closed**

Logo for Sense about Sciences

Sense about Science is holding a Standing up for Science media workshop at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 22 September 2017. This free full day event is for STEM and social science early career researchers (PhD students, post-doctoral fellows or equivalent)  Join us to find out how to make your voice heard in public debates about science. Meet scientists who have engaged with the media and learn from respected science journalists about how the media works, how to respond and comment, and what journalists want and expect from scientists. More info at ...

National Postdoc Meeting: Postdocs, Policy and the Future

National Postdoc Meeting 2017 flyer

The Postdocs of Cambridge (PdOC) Society is hosting the first National Postdoc Meeting on 19-20 September 2017 with support from the University of Cambridge. The Meeting will take place at the Postdoc Centre at Eddington (North West Cambridge) and will include workshops, talks, networking opportunities, and a celebration of Postdoc Appreciation Week. All postdocs are welcome to participate! Registrations will open soon but please register your interest on our website in the meantime: http://www.pdoc.cam.ac.uk/npm2017 More details and full announcement to follow. All queries welcome and can be directed to n...