Category Archives: Opportunity

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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Considering school teaching as a career?

If you think a career in teaching in schools may be of interest to you consider signing up for the Day in School opportunity organised by the Careers Service.  This offers the chance to go into a local school and … Continue reading

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Using Careers Service Events Effectively

I met a PhD student recently who had been at a Careers Service event last month on ‘Working in Policy’.  The student said it was one of the best things she’d been to at the university.  Obviously that’s nice feedback … Continue reading

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Funding opportunity

See below for details of a very small pot of funding that is available for research through an organisation called Gradconsult.  It’s a new initiative and is aimed at helping researchers start to develop a track record of successful funding … Continue reading

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Opportunities in software development

Murray Crease, Head of Development in the Edinburgh office of Scott Logic, a software development company, spoke at our PhD-employer networking event at the start of October.  He told students attending that: the company is always interested in talking to … Continue reading

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PhD Internships in Intellectual Property and Commercialisation

I’ve just received an e-mail from a colleague about some internships at Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI) so I thought I’d share it here. There is a great opportunity for PhD interns to work at ERI on IP Management and … Continue reading

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