Beyond the PhD: Exploring your options and routes into academic careers

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First workshop of the joint AHRC Midlands4Cities DTP and ESRC Midlands Graduate School DTP Careers Series 2021.

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Who is the event for?

This session is designed for AHRC and ESRC funded researchers in arts, humanities and the social sciences and is primarily aimed at those entering or in their final year of PhD . Those in other years are welcome to attend.

What will the event cover?

  • Research funding opportunities
  • Advice on crafting funding applications and details of the support available at your institutions
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships - what they are and what is it like to undertake one
  • Experiences of AHRC/ESRC alumni who have secured academic positions
  • Opportunities to ask questions of the speakers

Confirmed speakers, as of May 2021, include:

  • Dr Georgina Nica-Avram, Translational Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Susan Lanz, ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Aston University
  • Dr Ceciel Boruwer, Former M3C Student and now ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Leicester
  • Dr Amna Nazir, Former M3C Student and now Lecturer in Law, Birmingham City University

The event will take place online, via Microsoft Teams. A meeting link will be forwarded to all those registering for the event, ahead of the date.

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Organiser ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Organiser of Beyond the PhD: Exploring your options and routes into academic careers

The Nottingham team belonging to the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership. One of 6 University members of a midlands-based consortium, managing ESRC funded studentships.

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