This is an exclusive workshop aimed at PhD students and postdoc researchers. The researchers' toolkit workshop will help you to successful build a set of skills and develop insights to help manage the opportunities and challenges of academic research. With advice from physicists with a range of backgrounds and interests who'll share their approaches to securing funding, managing career balance, working collaboratively and building resilience. The day will be led by Sara Shinton, Head of Researcher Development, Edinburgh University.
9.30am Doors open and registration
10.00 Arrival and outline of day. Introduction to the range of IOP publications and their background
10.15 The importance of managing of your career and working effectively with others – Professor David Jenkins
11.00 Understanding the landscape – Dr David Bowkett, EPSRC
11.30 Questions, brief career development activity
11.45 Taking Control of your Career– Sara Shinton
12.30 Lunch and networking
1.30 Developing independence and being resilient – Dr. Emiliano Cancellieri, University of Sheffield
2.00 Making my time work better for me – time management and work-life balance Sara Shinton
2.45 Closing remarks
This event is free to members of the Institute of Physics, or £30 for non-members.
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Associate membership is £21