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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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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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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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OPINION: Mentoring – Karen Fitzgibbon

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor – Karen Fitzgibbon Senior HR Advisor, School of Biosciences Mentoring SOMEONE WHOSE HINDSIGHT CAN BECOME YOUR FORESIGHT A good mentoring relationship can be crucial to the success of postdoctoral researchers as they develop original research ideas and move toward greater independence and maturity. So what is mentoring? “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an
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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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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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