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Paul Brennan

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Why I’m an Athena SWAN panelist…

Posted on 24 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

In February, I participated as an Athena SWAN panelist for the third time. I left my wife and children early in the morning, missed the school run and headed off […]

Doing a Post-Doc

Posted on 12 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

Today, I am giving a talk about Post-Doctoral careers. As is often the way, I started off with a Google search. My search was "why do a postdoc". I found […]

Post-doctoral Development Planning…

Posted on 1 November 2013 by Paul Brennan

Every post-doctoral fellow should have a development plan. To be honest, everyone should have a development plan. Your plan should consider where you are and where you want to go. […]

The challenges of being a Post-Doc….

Posted on 22 August 2013 by Paul Brennan

I have just read this blog piece by my friend Dr Bill Wilkinson who has resigned as a researcher in ¬†Cardiff University. It's a bit depressing but very personal and […]

Question writing for the new curriculum….

Posted on 11 July 2013 by Paul Brennan

Today, I attended half a day of a Question writing session hosted by Dr Mark Wardle. It was a very interesting half day where a group of medics and scientists […]

Director of Post-Doctoral Studies in MEDIC

Posted on 10 July 2013 by Paul Brennan

Earlier this year, Professor Valerie O'Donnell created the post of Director of Post-Doctoral Studies. Following adverts and interviews, I was put in post on the 1st of March 2013. To […]