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SEMINAR SUMMARY: “The Uk’s £12bn sector” Professor Steve Ormerod

SEMINAR SUMMARY: “The Uk’s £12bn sector” Professor Steve Ormerod

Posted on 10 July 2019 by Andrew Hollins

Here is a of a thought provoking and insightful recent joint postdoc academy / Bioconnect seminar from the 18th of April 2018 where Prof. Steve Ormerod (Professor of Ecology with Cardiff […]

MEETING: Open RSG meeting – 12th October 2018

MEETING: Open RSG meeting – 12th October 2018

Posted on 3 October 2018 by Andrew Hollins

We would like to invite you to come and share your experiences, grumbles and ideas about life as a member of Research Staff at our next RSG meeting at 2pm […]

OPINION: Science and social media – Alice Gray

OPINION: Science and social media – Alice Gray

Posted on 14 June 2018 by Andrew Hollins

Do you engage in social media, or is it that mysterious 'dark art' that you don't venture into? During the 2018 Research Staff Group away day Alice Gray presented on "Science and […]

INTERVIEW: A conversation with Maria Lo Giudice

INTERVIEW: A conversation with Maria Lo Giudice

Posted on 1 June 2018 by Andrew Hollins

In what could be seen as a bit of a departure for the blog this post reflects a conversation that I had with one of the School's PhD student cohort, Maria […]

RESOURCE: Post-doc Academy seminar series 2018

RESOURCE: Post-doc Academy seminar series 2018

Posted on 13 February 2018 by Andrew Hollins

We are extremely pleased that the School of Biosciences Postdoc Academy is back for another year with a raft of new sessions and topics. Below you will find the sessions […]

REVIEW: Summing up the RSG blog 2017

REVIEW: Summing up the RSG blog 2017

Posted on 16 January 2018 by Andrew Hollins

Research Staff Group blog summary for 2017 2017 was accented by consolidation of important group activities, the continued evolution of several research staff development offerings, and the retaining of our […]

It’s not me, it’s you – taking setbacks in context

It’s not me, it’s you – taking setbacks in context

Posted on 13 November 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Unfortunately, it is all too easy to take the chain of rejected research paper submissions, grant funding submissions, studentship or fellowship applications deeply personally. The biggest, and for some the […]

NEWS: next Research Staff Group meeting, 15th November 2017

NEWS: next Research Staff Group meeting, 15th November 2017

Posted on 8 November 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Research Staff Group meeting, Wednesday the 15th of November 2017 The open meeting will be held in Room C1.29 of the Sir Martin Evans Building between 2pm and 3:00pm. Everyone […]

OPINION: we are international – research after the European referenda

OPINION: we are international – research after the European referenda

Posted on 18 January 2017 by Andrew Hollins

There has been much discussion around the outcomes of elections and referenda in 2016, the possible impacts upon research, and the shape of future funding schemes. The research community in one form or […]

Career advice from a Blocked Frog

Career advice from a Blocked Frog

Posted on 7 June 2016 by Maddy Young

Contributed by Dr Matt Smalley (with marginalia from Douglas Adams, Blackadder, J.R.R. Tolkien and Machiavelli) I came across a quote from Douglas Adams this week, while thinking about what to […]