Monthly Archives: October 2013

Job opportunities

There are a few interesting jobs being advertised on SAGE at the moment, some for an immediate start and others for people graduating in summer 2014. Baringa Partners are looking for an Analyst / consultant to specialise in the energy … Continue reading

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Take your research to Parliament!

I’ve been notified that applications are open for the SET for BRITAIN poster competition open to early-stage and early-career research scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians.  Prizes available up to value of £3,00 per subject area. SET for BRITAIN Awards are made … Continue reading

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3 Minute Thesis – the international competition

The winner of the 2013 University Final of the 3 Minute Thesis competition, Chris West, is now representing Edinburgh in the Universitas 21 International Competition. It is an online competition which has been done through video submissions. The overall winner … Continue reading

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Follow up to planning an academic career session

My colleague Darcey Gillie and I facilitated a 2-part workshop this week and last with research students called Planning an Academic Career.  If you were there you’ll know the workshops were aimed at helping students to understand what it takes … Continue reading

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E-books now available

The Careers Service now has a selection of careers-related e-books. They can be downloaded or read online by current students who have access to the University of Edinburgh Library’s e-resources.  This should make it much more convenient for those of … Continue reading

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Careers Fair – which employers are interested in PhD students?

I’ve already mentioned the Careers Fair happening next week on the 8th and 9th October.  What I forgot to do was tell you that there is now a new section on the careers fair web pages that will let you … Continue reading

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Meeting the Professionals Networking Lunch

I came across this through one of the LinkedIn groups I’m a member of and I thought it may be of interest to some female students studying life sciences. Meet the Professionals’ Networking Lunch: Life Sciences Introducing a free networking … Continue reading

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