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What researchers think about the culture they work in.

Wellcome report of 4000 researchers experience of research culture "paints a shocking portrait of the researcher environment".

Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: EPSRC workshop: 30th January or 3rd Feb

If you are a STEM researcher – particularly in physical sciences and engineering – please join a short EPSRC workshop to explore what commercialising research means to you. There are two workshops to chose from depending on which is most convenient for you.

Genetics Society workshop - Communicating Your Science - applications now open, deadline 28 Feb

The 2020 workshop will be held 22-24th April at the Royal Society’s Chicheley Hall (Milton Keynes). The course is open to PhD students and postdoctoral researchers working in genetics and related areas. Accommodation and meals will be covered for successful applicants.

Women in Stem Networking Event Oxford Town Hall Tues 21 Jan 6-8pm

Last night saw over 170 women come to the Town Hall to meet Oxford's inspiring Women in Science, Engineering and Maths societies and network with women from across the university as well as our industry partners.

Enterprising Women Lunch and Learn 12.00–14.00 | 4 Feb 2020.

Enterprising Women lunch and learn: 12.00–14.00 | 4 Feb 2020. talk by Skoll social entrepreneur in residence Tara Sabre Collier. All are welcome!

Webinar: A guide to Speaking with Humans, Jan 15

The Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science is providing this free webinar to cover the basics on science communication for researchers.

Apply to take part in the Three Minute Thesis Competition, deadline 3 Feb - includes training

3 Minutes, 1 Slide…..Your Thesis! The 3 Minute Thesis competition challenges doctoral candidates to present a compelling spoken presentation on their research topic and its significance in just three minutes to a non-specialist audience.

Developing Impact Case Studies for REF2021: Policy Impacts, Weds 22 Jan 2020

Join the Research Services REF team and impact facilitators from divisional teams for a workshop which aims to help you develop your policy impact case study.

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

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