School of Biological Sciences, BioDocSoc:
The School of Biological Sciences’ postdoc society (BioDocSoc) organise an annual event that focuses on the Concordat, in collaboration with the Institute for Academic Development (IAD).
In 2023, the event ‘SBS Concordat Series: Research Culture at UoE’, will take place on Tuesday 19th September 2023 (2.00 – 3.30 pm, Waddington Building 1.08, King's Buildings) and will raise awareness of the University’s Research Cultures Action Plan.
SBS Concordat Series Event - Registration
Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences (IMPS) Forum with PINT OF SCIENCE and SULSA
Thursday 21st September, 3 pm, Waddington 1.08
Join IMPS to celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week (PAW) with Pint of Science and SULSA! They will have talks from two fantastic postdoctoral researchers in plant sciences, Dr Damian Balfagon Sanmartin and Dr Frank Machin. There will be goody bags and refreshments afterwards, kindly sponsored by Proteintech and BioDocSoc.
IMPS Forum Registration
How to win a Tenure-Track Fellowship: A Panel Discussion
Thursday 21st September, 2.30-3.30pm (Social Event 3.30pm onwards), Yew Lecture Theatre, Nucleus Building
Schools of Engineering and GeoSciences present 'How to win a Tenure-Tracek Fellowship: A Panel Discussion' (Followed by a meet-and-greet social Event). An exciting panel of accomplished academics, all of whom have won independent research fellowships: Chris Ness, Pip Thornton, Andrew Schurer, Emmanuel Epelle, Duncan Dockar, and Ali Hassanpouryouzband. Please join us to hear their thoughts on all aspects of the fellowship process, and the specifics of what they did to help stand out from the (fierce!) competition. A Q&A will be conducted with the audience, and this will be followed by a social event where canapes and drinks will be provided.
This is a general event, open to ALL postdocs in the sciences, regardless of discipline/research area.
Panel Discussion Registration
Postdoc Recognition Awards
BioDocSoc are also coordinating four Postdoc Recognition Awards, for outstanding contributions to:
- Student Support (teaching and student well-being),
- Collegiality (peer-support, positive impacts on wellbeing, diversity and inclusion),
- Research (research outputs, conferences, papers, best practises) and
- Impact (collaboration with industry, innovation, public engagement, media, and community volunteering).
Staff and students can nominate SBS postdocs through the following link:
School of Biological Sciences, Postdoc Recognition Awards 2023