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NAVIGATING A CAREER IN ACADEMIA: SURVIVAL TIPS FOR DEVELOPMENT GEOGRAPHERS

Royal Geographical Society - Developing Areas Research Group (RGS - DARG)

Friday, 5 June 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

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This Early Career Research Workshop is a great way to network with peers and colleagues and an opportunity to learn some essential skills to help your professional development as researcher.

Speakers are from the leading higher education institutions in the UK and include:

Professor Noel Castree, Professor Diania Mitlin, Professor Dan Brockington, Professor Nina Laurie, Dr Sophie King, Jessica Hope, Matt Jenkins and Manchester University Wellbeing Services. 

The event will include:

1) Panel discussion: Consultancy’s, Research Assistants and Teaching Fellowships,

2) How to write a good Post-Doc Application

3) Publishing from your PhD

4) CV writing for multiple-audiences

5) Stress and well-being

6) Development Careers Panel

Do you have questions about NAVIGATING A CAREER IN ACADEMIA: SURVIVAL TIPS FOR DEVELOPMENT GEOGRAPHERS? Contact Royal Geographical Society - Developing Areas Research Group (RGS - DARG)

When & Where


University Place, Oxford Road Room 3.204
Manchester university
Oxford Rd, Manchester
M13 9PL Manchester
United Kingdom

Friday, 5 June 2015 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)


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Royal Geographical Society - Developing Areas Research Group (RGS - DARG)

The Developing Areas Research Group (DARG) aims to promote research and understanding of development processes, issues, problems and challenges in the broadest sense.

DARG's principal activities are centered around:

  • Organising conferences, symposia and workshops
  • Material derived from conferences as well as specially produced work published through both commercial publishers and an in-house series of DARG Monographs
  • Newsletter produced in spring and autumn each year
  • Research register of members' specialist interests
  • Competitive annual awards for the best undergraduate dissertation on relevant topics and the best paper delivered by a postgraduate at the annual conference
  • Supporting postgraduates via an annual award towards field expenses for those giving papers at DARG conferences

http://www.rgs.org/OurWork/Research+and+Higher+Education/ResearchGroups/Developing+Areas+Research+Group.htm

 

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