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Workshop - Open Access: the implications for your research

If you are a researcher, whether a research student or research staff, it is important that you understand the implication of open access, where research papers are made freely available online, rather than published in high-cost subscription journals. 200 more words


Looking for postdoc jobs - are you giving yourself a fighting chance?

If you’re looking for a postdoc, you’ll need no reminder of the challenges ahead. Limited funding and increasing numbers of applicants makes for fierce competition. Faced with such a gloomy outlook, it’s easy to feel despondent about your chances. 155 more words

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Looking for first-rate job opportunities in the North East - as well as other locations across the UK?

As someone who moved to the North East many years ago never thinking they’d be the career opportunities to stay long term, it doesn’t come as a surprise to me when researchers keen to remain here, are concerned about limiting their career prospects if they stay, so it’s always good to share opportunities that help to address this concern and show that higher education isn’t the only place that values higher level research and analytical skills. 379 more words

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Being a postdoc at Newcastle: I wish I'd known about...

Today saw the first Career Lunch Bites workshop for postdoc researchers, where the group explored issues around networking. Usually, this session focuses on how to persuade a professor to collaborate with you in the future. 295 more words

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Join us for the Images of Research private viewing on 4th February 2015!

You are all invited to join us at the 2014-15 Images of Research private viewing, which will be held on Wednesday February 4th 2015 from 5pm to 6:30pm… 130 more words


'The Collaborative Researcher': A two day workshop at the OU

On January 21st and 22nd 2015, on their campus in Milton Keynes, the Open University are holding an intensive 2-day workshop to help researchers develop collaboration skills… 108 more words


Establish yourself as a Researcher

Establishing yourself as a researcher: A post-pilot reflection

On the way home from the #vitae14 (@Vitae_news) conference to Cardiff and as much as I wanted to enjoy the Midland’s countryside I also felt the urge to write about a recent researcher development event that myself and a colleague Researcher Developer from UWE facilitated on September 1st . 1,232 more words

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