Special interest sessions


Title of sessionPresenters
SIS1 Why does it have to feel this way? Helping researchers manage their career change emotions

Dr Sophia Donaldson, Careers Consultant, University College London

SIS2 Take charge of your career - Minimizing the expectations gap between employers and employees

Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, Vice-Chair, Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA)

Dr Bala Attil, Researcher, University of Cambridge

SIS3 Group Coaching - what’s possible for researcher development? Dr Will Medd, Life Coach, AcademicLives

Getting Heard -  enriching and enabling researcher voices through podcasting

Live podcast available here

Donald LushCareers Consultant, King's College London

Madeleine Iafrate, PhD candidate, King's College London

SIS5 TALENT - Teacher development for PGRs

Linda MatthewsSenior Lecturer in Academic DevelopmentManchester Metropolitan University

Dr Gayle Impey, PGR Experience Officer, Manchester Metropolitan University


How do we design professional development in the context of the GCRF?

Dr Julie Reeves, Researcher Developer, University of Southampton

SIS7 I’ve got a PhD, what now?

Dr Danielle WhiteExecutive Coach and Workshop facilitator, Danielle White Coaching

Sally Cleere, Careers & Employability Adviser for postgraduate students, De Montfort University