Monthly Archives: April 2013

Job opportunities

There are some interesting jobs being advertised on SAGE at the moment which could be of interest to PhD students, soon to be graduates. There is a small selection below but look for more at http://www.ed.ac.uk/careers/sage. Science and engineering focus … Continue reading

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Writing a successful grant proposal

I was on leave last week so I missed what looked like an interesting web chat on The Guardian Higher Education Network on writing a successful grant proposal.  If you want to continue as a researcher in higher education then … Continue reading

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International PhD students – new visa regulations

The Home Office announced last month that from 6 April 2013 there will be some changes to the immigration regulations governing right to work in the UK.  One of these changes brings good news for PhD students originally from outside … Continue reading

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Networking

I mentioned the importance of networking in my last post on academic applications and interviews.  You all know already that it is an important part of planning and managing your career but knowing something and doing it are not always … Continue reading

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