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University of York Research Staff/Postdocs Conference 2017 - 'Celebrating R...

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SLB/118

Spring Lane Building

University of York

York

YO10 5DD

United Kingdom

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A new, exciting event for postdocs, early career researchers and Principal Investigators to understand how the research funders support the career development of researchers.

Find out about the career destinations of other researchers, ask the funders personally how they can help your career and challenge your own motivations and drive to become a better researcher.

Programme

09:00 Arrival, registration and coffee

09:30 Welcome and Introduction by Professor Debbie Smith, PVC-Research

09:40 Keynote speaker: Andy Cope
‘The Art of Being a Brilliant Researcher - being your best self’ (Dr) Andy Cope

10:30 Break

11:00 What do research staff do next? UK researcher career trajectories
Clare Viney, CEO Careers Research & Advisory Centre (CRAC) Vitae

11.45 Funders panel session:
How can we best support the Career and Professional Development of Researchers?

Speakers:

  • Dr David McAllister, Co-chair Research Careers Network and Head of Skills and Careers, BBSRC

  • Dr Shewly Cloudhury, Head of UK Grants, The Royal Society

  • Dr Sue Carver, Head of Histories, Cultures and Heritage AHRC

  • Dr Candace Hassall, Head of Researcher Affairs, Wellcome Trust

12:45 Reflections and observations

13:15 Lunch (hot street food will be available to buy) and exhibition



The following event is taking place in the afternoon. You will need to book your place separately to attend.

14:00-16:00 Falling Walls Lab: YORK

Falling Walls Lab is a fast-paced event - a little bit TEDtalk and a little bit Dragon's Den, designed to showcase the quality, talent and passion of the Next Generation of researchersm innovators and entrepreneurs at the international level.

16:00 Winners announced, prizes awarded and close.











































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                    University of York

                    York

                    YO10 5DD

                    United Kingdom

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