Research staff blog 2011
The European Union is holding a consultation to decide on priorities for the European Research Area. It would be great if researchers responded!
07 November 2011
As I travel up on the train ready for tomorrow’s conference, a few ponderings about the day ahead...
02 November 2011
How does the season of germs affect your research? Do you take a break when you're sick, or do you soldier on? Are there any circumstances in which you'd feel it was your responsibility to stay home?
27 October 2011
As departments and institutions begin to prepare for the 2014 REF, researchers, particularly young ones, will start to worry about whether they are to be included in submissions. Is there scope in the new impact and environment elements to tell a more inclusive, whole lifecycle story about the research process in your unit?
30 October 2011
This September the results of the careers in research online survey (CROS) were published. meaning to write a post about it and referred to the results in my reply to Dan’s post on Science is Vital’s report. Here is a very personal view- read the report here to decide for yourself what the headlines are (and report back here, please…).
01 November 2011
What strategies do you use to combat conference nerves when giving a talk?
13 October 2011
I believe that a full on local Research Staff Association would be a fantastic addition to the university where I am based. The problem is how to sell this idea to the wider research staff population...
30 September 2011
No-one's in research for the money. But at the same time, it's often hard to know what we should expect to earn...
30 October 2011
Is there some kind of correlation between the activities people do in their spare time and the subjects they study?
09 October 2011
I hope I’m not a vampire. But I’m afraid I might be.
28 October 2011