Many Higher Education (HE) managers face a variety of challenges such as limited careers support, job uncertainty, anxiety and working in isolation. Support for mental health awareness and wellbeing is becoming a priority within the HE sector.
Universities are under pressure to meet increasing student target numbers, they face global competition as well as strive to promote inclusion for employees.
Academic careers can be rewarding. You could make a positive impact on the lives of young people, contribute to groundbreaking research and help people improve their career prospects.
On June 23rd 2022, we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of women in engineering and to encourage more young women to study engineering. There is still a need to encourage more girls to enter the profession, as of June 2021 only 16.5% of…>
Here we look at some of the more senior-level academic jobs available in medical technology (or ‘MedTech’), the qualifications and experience you will need and opportunities for career progression.
Here we look at the types of roles available in medical technology research and development, career paths into this diverse and exciting field of the health and medical sector and where to find jobs. Medical technology (known as ‘MedTech’) research is vital to the development of life-saving treatments and medical…>
On International Women in Engineering Day, we take a moment to acknowledge the achievements of women engineers. In this post, I explained what women at all career stages can do to support their careers and the careers of those around them.
Moving towards a sustainable future is not separate from our work as academics – both in terms of our research and our actions. So, how can we promote sustainability within academia? Individual actions as a researcher As a researcher and inhabitant of this planet, your actions matter. I’d like to…>
It’s World Environment Day on June 5th and this year’s theme, ‘Only One Earth,’ focuses on how we can live and work more sustainably. This article focusses on how you can be more sustainable whilst working from home. Working from home – either hybrid or full time – is a…>
If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will: you submit a manuscript for publication and get back a peer review that leaves you feeling frustrated. “This review doesn’t help me at all! It’s wrong! You complain, “how could a reviewer ever think that?”