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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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NEWS: Research Day – Friday 27th January 2017

Posted on 20 December 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Everyone in the department should have received an invitation to our Research Staff Group Research Day, with links to the EventBrite booking system. See below for details of what we hope will be an extremely useful day for all (if you have not had booking details contact Kenneth Ewan – EwanKB@cardiff.ac.uk ). See you there… 
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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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SEMINAR: BioConnect Seminar – “Utilising Social Media to Promote your Research”

Posted on 18 April 2016 by Andrew Hollins

This week there is a BioConnect Seminar that may be of interest to RSG members, titled “Utilising Social Media to Promote your Research”. It starts at 1.10pm (Buffet lunch from 12.30pm) this Wednesday 20th April 2016: 6th Floor Seminar Room, The Sir Martin Evans Building (BIOSI 3). The speaker, Joe Nicholls (Lecturer in Medical Education and Education Cardiff University), will
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INTERVIEW: Public Engagement- Karen Reed

Posted on 15 April 2016 by Maddy Young

Contributed by Dr Karen Reed Why get engaged? I am not, of course, referring to the activity which pre-empts marriage. Rather the critical activity of communicating our work to the general public in a way that allows them to connect with the science, and to understand the “why” and “how” behind what we do as
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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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