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Free Webinar: Making your research more accessible, 2 Dec

The Physiological Society are hosting this free webinar by Science Education Consultant Sai Pathmanathan. It is open to all but will be particularly useful for researchers with little experience of public engagement. Sign up by 28 Nov.

UKRI: Next steps in tackling bullying and harassment

UK Research and Innovation, stopping bullying and harassment

Wellcome: Why we need to reimagine how we do research.

Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome, writes about how the results driven approach to research needs to change

The 2019 Concordat for Research Staff

2019 Concordat to support the career development of researchers

Great reasons to apply to the 2019 RisingWISE programme

Alexandra Bremers, Human-Machine Interface Researcher (Jaguar Land Rover), RisingWISE 2018 participant, explains how the course has proved invaluable to her.

STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Forum, deadline 6 Sept

The STFC Public Engagement Early-Career Researcher Forum (the 'PEER Forum') supports talented scientists and engineers in the early stages of their career to develop their public engagement and outreach goals.

Engage Conference, 4-5 Dec, Bristol - offering free registration

Engage is the annual conference from the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement with Research for those with an interest in public engagement in higher education institutions to come together, to be inspired, challenged and refreshed. This year's theme is 'Disruption'. We're offering one free place as a training opportunity*.

UKRI Policy Engagement Internships for Doctoral Students, deadline 12 Aug

The Policy Internships Scheme provides the opportunity for doctoral students funded by the research councils of UK Research and Innovation to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.

Talking Science: Free YouTube series

This is an excellent introduction to science communication specially geared towards practising scientists from Greg Foot.

Enterprise Fellowship 2019-20: call for applications now open

University of Oxford Research Staff MPLS Enterprise Fellowships 2019-20

Leadership in Action

Leadership training, three day course for research staff

RisingWISE programme 2019/20 - Enabling Women in Science & Engineering, deadline 9th September

Following a successful pilot in late 2018, MPLS Enterprise has launched the second round of the RisingWISE Programme. The programme is now open for applications from across the MPLS departments until 10am on Monday 9th September 2019.

Public Engagement with Research Leadership Scheme, deadline 25 July

A new scheme for researchers and academics to take on a leadership role in a culture change project within their departments and faculties to enhance support for Public Engagement with Research (PER). The programme includes training and funding.

Call for applications to this year’s competition for EIT Health PhD Translational Fellowships (PTF) - DEADLINE Sunday 9th June

Written applications to this year’s competition for EIT Health PhD Translational Fellowships (PTF) will close on Sunday 9th June. Read on for details on this fantastic opportunity!

Hong Kong Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

10 bright young researchers just back from a week of inspirational East meets West activity

Graduate Summer School: Leadership and Innovation

Blog about upcoming training event for post-graduate students in MPLS

Update on the new Concordat for Research Staff

Julia Buckingham provides an update on the writing of the new Concordat

Think Further Webinar: Research Engagement, 11 April 2pm

This webinar is aimed at supporting early career researchers in 'getting ahead' in their research career. This is an opportunity to hear about ‘what has worked (or is working) for me’ either as a case study or tips from more senior researchers.

Are Ph.Ds just cheap labour for Universities?

Discussion about the importance of career development and training for D.Phils and Research Staff.

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