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You will have received an email - and seen publicity on Staff Net - asking you to complete a survey with the not so catchy title of the Careers in Research Online Survey or CROS for short.
We realise that taking time out from your research to complete these surveys is not a top priority. However, more…
The next talk organised by the Research Staff Association will take place this coming Thursday at 12 in University Place (room 5.204).
We have invited Helen Dobson, from the Library, to give a talk on ‘Recent developments in Open Access publishing: implications for researchers’. Helen is leading Communications and Advocacy for the Open Access project at more…
Pathways at the University of Manchester - Career Options for Doctoral Researchers
Each year, up to 500 current doctoral researchers come to hear 60-70 experienced PhDs who have developed their careers, inside or outside academia.
This university-wide event will take place on Friday 7 June 2013, Renold Building, followed by the PhD Zone at the Graduate Fair on more…
Managing E-Thesis Submissions
May 23, 10am - 12pm
Doctoral-level students at The University of Manchester are required to submit an electronic version of their examination and final corrected thesis. Students complete their submission via the University student portal which links to the Manchester e-scholar services. This applies to students studying towards the qualifications of more…
Wiley Publishing Workshop
Thursday 16th May 2013
13:00 - 15:00
John Casken Theatre, Martin Harris Building
Session Leader: Paul Trevorrow, Executive Journals Editor
Wiley are one of the largest publishing companies of scholarly work in the world. They publish a significant amount of work from University of Manchester researchers. The workshop will be led by Paul Trevorrow, the Executive more…
For details of all our workshops along with the links to register, see the Workshop Calendar:
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ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY
Postgraduate Online Writing Clinics - Wednesdays 2-3pm
Need help with your academic writing? If so, log-on to the weekly Postgraduate Online Writing Clinic. This is a forum more…
RESEARCHER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS:
For details of all our workshops along with the links to register, see the Workshop Calendar. And don’t forget you can follow us on Twitter @epsresearchstaf
Leadership and Resilience - Tue 14 May 2013, 09:30 – 17:30, 3.1/3.8a Roscoe Building
Writing proposals, publishing papers, running the project, establishing a career and more…
Are you a researcher and is your contract about to finish? Would continued access to your University email account and e-resources after the end of your contract be beneficial to you?
The Research Staff Association and the University have launched a pilot for allowing researchers to maintain access to their email and to e-resources more…
Have your say on your experience at the University from Monday, 22 April.
Are you a member of research staff? Do you want to improve your working conditions, career aspirations and career development opportunities?
Then spend just 20 minutes completing the Careers in Research Online Survey (CROS), the national survey for research staff, which opens on Monday, more…
This is a call for RSA committee members, the RSA has grown substantially since its launch in April 2011, making it one of the most active in the UK, we currently have 235 registered researchers on our mailing list.
What we have done so far:
It started with a group of 4 individuals with a blank sheet more…