Venture Competition 2019

£25,000 is on offer to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent graduates as the University of Dundee launches Venture 2019. The Venture 2019 Competition is open for applications now, with seven specific categories for: Undergraduate Student Award - £2,000 prize fund sponsored by Business Gateway and Centre of Entrepreneurship School of Business Student Award - £2,500 prize fund sponsored by University of Dundee School of Business School of Science and Engineering Student Award - £3,000 prize fund sponsored by Engineers In Business Postgraduate Student Award - &p...

Online consultation launched: Concordat to Support the Career Development Researcher

logo for concordat

As you may be aware, the Concordat Strategy Group (CSG), has launched a consultation to inform a revision of the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. This agreement, between funders and employers of research staff sets out clear standards to improve the employment and support for researchers and research careers in UK higher education. Following the report from an Independent Review Panel, published in September, it is clear that revisions are needed to reflect the changing research environment and ensure the UK remains the world leader in developing policy and practice to support th...

Standing up for Sciences 2018 - 7th September, Edinburgh

Voice of young science Edinburgh 2018

Sense about Science is holding a Standing up for Science workshop at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 7 September. This free full day event is for all STEM and social science early career researchers (PhDs, post-docs or equivalent), trainees, and medical professionals. During the workshop we combine discussion around misrepresentation of science in the media, how evidence influences policy, how researchers can involve the public in communicating research and give practical tips and advice on how early career researchers can start standing up for scienc...

SCI: where science meets business Scottish Student Competition

SCI where science meets business

Application Deadline: 29 June 2018 Are you a PhD or MSc student researching at a Scottish university? Apply now for our Scottish Student Competition! The Scotland Regional Group offers up to ten SCI student memberships to students working in scientific research at a Scottish university. Applicants are requested to submit an article (max. 600 words) describing their research project and its relevance to the SCI strapline 'where science meets business'. Winners will be given opportunities to build their networks with academics and industrialists, develop future skills to help with their onward careers, and w...

Jorge Cham - Lecture and book signing: "Finding Humour and Dealing with Stress in the Graduate Experience"

Jorge Cham Lecture

Wednesday 21st March 2018,14:00 - 15:00 Dalhousie Building, Room 3F01 Join Jorge Cham the creator of PhD Comics for an experience of laughter and learning! Login to your OPD account and book your place here....

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