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MEETING: Cardiff University Research Staff Association Annual General Meeting

5 February 2016

16 March 2016, 12:30-15:30

Rooms 4.7/4.8, Ty Dewi Sant
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
CF14 4XN

Cardiff University Research Staff Association (CURSA) Annual General Meeting

All staff are invited. “The annual AGM provides researchers with an opportunity to hear about University developments as well as to voice opinions. Expert speakers this year include Professor Kim Graham, Dr Mascia Amici from UK-RSA, and updates from the Researcher Development team. There will also be discussion groups, a chance to network – and a free lunch!”

The aim is to promote discussion and debate between research staff. The event provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • voice opinions, share tips, advice and information
  • hear about CURSA activities
  • gain knowledge from experts in the field of research and academia
  • develop a supportive collegiate environment across the university

Booking is now open! Please book your place here:

The agenda looks like this:
12.15-1pm Registration, lunch and networking
1pm Welcome/intro
1.10 Prof. Kim Graham – Researcher career journeys
1.30 Mascia Amici – UK RSA and research careers
1.50 Sally Blake and Josie Grindulis– Staff Survey and Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS) findings and implications for your career
2.10-2.20 Refreshments and comfort break
2.20-3.20 Researcher experiences and discussion groups (3×5 minute talks followed by group discussions).
· Grant funding
· Impact
· Career pathways
3.20 Feedback from groups
3.30 Closing remarks

The contact for the event is Katy Huxley who can be contacted through

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