Universities are under pressure to meet increasing student target numbers, they face global competition as well as strive to promote inclusion for employees.
Presentation Skills for Researchers Did you attend jobs.ac.uk’s and Vitae’s live webinar on Presentation Skills for Researchers? Drawing from 10 years of experience in delivering training courses and lectures, Dr. Mhairi Towler shared her top tips for presenting and building your network in a range of face-to-face and online scenarios….>
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 take a look at lecturing and teaching roles related to medical technology (known as ‘MedTech’), what qualifications and experience you’ll need and opportunities to move up the academic career ladder.
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.
Empowering women to claim their space in HE Did you tune into jobs.ac.uk and Women-Space’s live webinar on ‘How to Champion Yourself?’ Drawing on a wealth of experience, Christina Hughes and an expert panel discussed how women downplay their strengths and achievements in higher education. The panel recommended solutions for…>
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…>