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MEETING REPORT: Time to Change Wales – Mental Health Awareness week: Relationships

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Back in May there was an event hosted as part of the Mental Health Awareness week focusing awareness on the value of relationships in mental well being. The event also served as an opportunity to restate Cardiff Universities commitment to the Time to Change Wales charter (CU pledge) (to which the University pledged its support back in 2014). Mental Health
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MEETING REPORT: CURSA AGM

Posted on 31 March 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Meeting report: the Cardiff University’s Research Staff Association  Annual General Meeting – Held on Wednesday 16th March (Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park Campus) To start off what we hope will be an ongoing series of posts about meetings, symposiums and talks attended by BIOSI research staff members we have a collection of contributions from the CURSA AGM event. Here we
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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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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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