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PhD Horizons Careers Conference

If you weren’t able to attend the PhD Horizons careers conference on 6th June, notes and recordings from the sessions are now available at the link below.  You can hear from PhD graduates who have entered careers from government research … Continue reading

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Webinar on scientific publishing

Spotted this earlier today on LinkedIn.  We don’t have anyone from scientific publishing coming to speak at our PhD Horizons Careers Conference on 6th June (www.bit.ly/phdhorizons) so check out the webinar below if you think it may be an interesting … Continue reading

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Small research grants

Gradconsult is running their microgrants programme for the second year.  Applications are invited for small grants (the total pot of money available is £2,000) from researchers to support their research. The aim of these microgrants is to help researchers to … Continue reading

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PhD Internships – closing soon

If you are interested in gaining some work experience (in addition to teaching) in the University during your PhD then we currently have 3 Employ.ed for PhD internship opportunities that are closing soon.  Have a look at the job descriptions on … Continue reading

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How employers interview

A recent survey of their members by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) reported that 53% of their employers are now using video interviews as part of their recruitment process.   This is up from 6% in 2012. Video interviews involve … Continue reading

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Academic CVs

We have a new quick video guide to Academic CVs on our website.  You may find it useful if you are making any academic applications in the near future – whether for an academic job or a fellowship.  There’s also … Continue reading

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Values and an academic career

I did a workshop recently with some PhD students from across Europe.  We were talking about values and an academic career.  I had come across a couple of articles on this that I thought may be interesting to share.  Have … Continue reading

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