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A new role

It is no coincidence that my blog has been rather neglected since I completed my PhD. I have been experiencing the early career precarity which, though it is becoming more visible, still affects many of us after we submit our theses. 133 more words


Changes to EPSRC and NERC New Investigator Schemes

From 25 July 2017 a New Investigator Award scheme will replace the First Grant initiative. The New Investigator Award scheme will remove some of the current restrictions and will help improve the quality and ambition of research proposals submitted, recognising that different projects and new investigators have different needs. 51 more words

Funder Intelligence And Policy

Desire to learn never stops

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford… 333 more words

Early Career

ICYMI: Tunkhannock interns Instagram takeover

Recently, James and Jennifer, two of our summer interns, took over our Instagram account to show you a day in the life of a Williams intern in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. 515 more words

Early Career

Supporting the next generation

Professor Jane Elliott took up the post of Economic and Social Research Council Chief Executive and Research Councils UK International Champion in October 2014. 

Before joining the ESRC Professor Elliott was Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Education, London, the Director of the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and the Director of CLOSER (Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources) programme. 824 more words

Advice And Guidance

When things aren't slow

This post was prompted by my agreeing to take on a new leadership role with an estimated workload of one day a week. It was also triggered by a feeling of trepidation when a colleague asked what I was up to at the moment.  887 more words

Slow Academia

Gender, Digital Publishing, and "Lady Science"

In this second post of the summer we’re highlighted the work of the digital magazine Lady Science. In the interview below I spoke with co-editors and creators of… 1,733 more words

Annual Meeting