Research staff blog 2011
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How do you tell someone senior to you (in terms of years in the lab) that they are not doing what is expected of them from a safety point of view without strainingg relationships? Or is it not your place and do you need to go and talk to the boss?
04 July 2011
At the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol) we ran an event for the Researchers' Forum to raise awareness of the institutional strategy for research funding. This came about as a result of research staff at UWE wanting to know more about how the funding mechanisms work so as to be able to make more informed choices about how to carve out a research career. Subsequently I wrote up an article on my blog that summarises how research funding works and I'm sharing it here for your information.
07 September 2011
What it says on the tin, does your uni go for bank holidays or do you work straight through them?
28 August 2011
Advancing in academia is a one day event specifically for members of research staff who want to continue in an academic career or are exploring academia as one of their career options. Explaining types of things that might help you gain the next step on the ladder. It can also provide a reality check of how likely you are to succeed in an academic career.
23 August 2011
SAS and VoYS will be running a session at the British Science Festival on 13th September. Do come along!
18 August 2011
Is the summer ideal to have a bit more time to think about your research or do you find yourself demotivated by the lack of social interactions since so many people are away?
12 August 2011
I bet many of you, especially in the sciences, have had the experience of looking after undergraduate students. What are the things to think of to make the experience beneficial to both you and themselves?
06 August 2011
A link to a good 'no nosense' article by Alice Bell.
06 August 2011
Is style or substance the most important factor? Do you always need to compromise on one or the other?
17 July 2011
A review of the rookie session at the Science Communication Conference - for the newbies in public engagement. Includes some useful resources for PE.
04 June 2011