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....

Ingenious & Enterprising Women Dundee: Networking for Women in STEM career - 8th March

Ingenious Women Dundee event

Ingenious Women is a programme which empowers female researchers to take control of their careers. It was founded by Janet Wilkinson and Sara Shinton and the programme has been run four times in previous years by the University of Edinburgh. Due to the success of the programme, it is now going national and Ingenious Women Scotland will run for the first time in 2018. This is one of a series of five short networking events that will be held around the country in Aberdeen, Stirling, Dundee and Edinburgh in the spring of 2018. These networking events will be followed by a series of three residential weekends,...

A free online career management course for research students and research staff!

I’m pleased to let you know that a new online course (MOOC) for research students and research staff has recently opened for bookings.  Called Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers it aims to support researchers to explore their career options and make career plans. Through a series of articles, videos, discussions, and reflective exercises, researchers will be encouraged to consider what they want out of a career; to explore the academic career path and many other career options; and to increase their confidence in job search and applications. The MOOC is a collaboration betwe...

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 ...