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Researchers Into Schools

Researchers in Schools (RIS), which recruits, trains and places researchers from all subject backgrounds to teach in non-selective state schools in a number of locations across the country. 229 more words

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Got a PhD in science? Now what?

Really interesting article from a former academic in Australia, on transitioning out of academia. Don’t be put off by the word ‘science’ – having transitioned out of my social science career, I think there’s lots  that researchers in other disciplines can take away from the article. 12 more words

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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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