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Looking for a post-doctoral position in Europe?

One of my colleagues, Deborah Fowlis, is our local contact for an organisation called Intelliagence, a source of post-doctoral positions in Europe and beyond.  To find out more, read what Deborah has to say below. What is Intelliagence? Intelliagence (www.intelliagence.fr) … 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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Academic applications and interviews

A colleague and I led a workshop this morning on academic job search, applications and interviews.  We had some really interesting discussions with the PhD students taking part so I thought I’d share some of the messages with you. Networking … Continue reading

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Commercial awareness: what is it, do you have it and why should you care?

While running a workshop with research staff last week I was reminded again of the study on employers views of researchers which I’ve mentioned previously on this blog.  When employers were asked about the type of skills they thought researchers … Continue reading

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An academic career

If you are considering continuing on an academic career trajectory then it’s never too early to start planning your job search and application strategy.  The Careers  Service is running a workshop for PhD students in the College of Humanities and … Continue reading

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What’s the use?

I was reading an interesting article in Times Higher Education today by Nigel Tubbs, professor of philosophical and educational thought, University of Winchester.  In it he says: Is it really the case that employers recruiting for generalist graduate jobs seek … Continue reading

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