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Contract researchers' careers, training and events

Here you will find information about local and national events and opportunities, training events taking place within the Department and the University, and links to other organisations that might be useful to you, plus loads of information on careers.

You'll also find information on the Department's Research Associates Society.

Events in the Department

Coffee and Careers

Each month we welcome a speaker from a different career area to talk about their career path, to give you an insiders view of their job and to give you top tips for following in their footsteps. Many of our researchers have gone into careers as a direct result of contact with a Coffee and Careers speaker - so come along and make the most of this great opportunity to meet informally with a range of professionals. And with coffee and freshly-baked cookies available too - what could be better?


Contact Lorna or Amanda for further information on the following services available to postdocs:

  • CV writing
  • Mock interviews and interview preparation
  • Outreach activities
  • Career planning

Please contact Amanda: with any suggestions for this site.