biosciences

Cardiff University Technical Staff Conference 2017

Posted on 1 September 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Contributed by: Dr Liese Ganderton (Teaching Technical Supervisor, School of Biosciences) On 10 May, the main foyer and coffee shop areas of the Sir Martin Evans Building were buzzing with anticipation as we welcomed over 100 technical staff from schools across the University (and a few from beyond) to our first ever Technical Staff Conference. Organised by
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RESOURCE: The “Postdoctoral Academy Programme” 2017

Posted on 10 February 2017 by Andrew Hollins

The “Postdoctoral Academy Programme” 2017 The following seminars form the 2017 Postdoctoral Academy Programme and are being delivered in partnership with the departmental Bioconnect Seminars (note some details were updated on 24-2-2017). All sessions are currently scheduled to be held in c0.13, but check notices for final details around the department nearer the time of each event.
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MEETING: next RSG meeting 30th Nov 2016

Posted on 24 November 2016 by Andrew Hollins

The next general Research Staff Meeting will be on Wednesday the 30th November 2-3PM 1-2PM Room E1.03 in the Sir Martin Evans Building There will be donuts for all !! Come along to the meeting to hear about and discuss all the exciting new developments for Research Staff including the Research Day, the new Seed Corn
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ENGAGEMENT / REVIEW : Engagement through film – Cardiff sciSCREEN

Posted on 24 May 2016 by Amy Baldwin

“What is Cardiff sciSCREEN?” Cardiff sciSCREEN events use local expertise to discuss themes and issues raised by contemporary cinema in an entertaining and informative way. The events bring together a panel of experts with different perspectives and backgrounds, and following a film screening each expert shares their thoughts based on their research or personal experience.
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2nd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn Fund

Posted on 12 May 2016 by Maddy Young

The Biosi Research Staff Group are pleased to be able to announce the call for applications for the 2nd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn Fund. There are up to 6 grants of up to £2,000 each available, and it is open to all post-docs within Cardiff University School of Biosciences who have more than 2 years experience.
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NEWS: BIOMEDIA – The who? The where? The what?

Posted on 11 April 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Here in the department we are lucky to have access to a weekly news bulletin email for staff and postgraduates within Cardiff School of Biosciences. Currently there have been over 900 issues (which through simple maths is over at least 17 years), it is looked after and published by the team in the School Office. Generally
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Working in the laboratory

RESOURCE: Launching a job search – web resources

Posted on 9 March 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor – Dr. Andrew Hollins Whilst it remains true that speaking to colleagues, line managers, friends, and ‘real world’ contacts will most likely lead to the next step in your career, there are a range of online resources that can act as primers for scoping your next career step. There are a number of tools for identifying the current opportunities
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INTERVIEW: Maddy Young (RSG Co-Chair)

Posted on 2 March 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor – Maddy Young Co-chair Biosciences Research Staff Group (Fixed Term Research Staff representative) Research Associate on a Cancer Research UK funded programme grant Since finishing my PhD at Cardiff in 2013, I was fortunate enough to be able to continue my research into the relationship between intestinal stem cells and colorectal cancer as a
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RESOURCE: Recognition of teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education for early career research staff

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor – Dr Beatrix Fahnert SFHEA What is in it for me?:  Recognition of teaching and supporting learning in Higher Education for early career research staff Academic staff development and employability A broad skills and expertise portfolio allows adapting to the changed and changing nature of academic work, maintaining and advancing an academic career. However,
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