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IAS events for early career researchers

The Institute of Advanced Study and Wolfson Research Exchange are pleased to announce their term 2 (2012/13) programme of activities for postdoctoral researchers.

On Tuesday 8 January 2013 there's a welcome social event for all early career researchers (ECRs) at Warwick. If you are new to Warwick as a postdoctoral researcher, lecturer or tutor, or have recently finished your PhD studies, then come along from 4-6pm in the Wolfson Research Exchange to find out more about opportunities for ECRs at Warwick.

The Academic Careers and Employability Programme will recommence on Thursday 10 January. This term’s programme includes sessions on teaching, collaboration and co-authorship, impact, and the REF 2014. Sessions are led by university experts, with advice specifically tailored to those in early career stages.

Booking is now open for Career Planning and Progression, an Advanced Workshop day for early career researchers on Friday 1 February. Guest speaker Dr Kate Sang (acting chair, Feminist and Women’s Studies Association UK) will talk about gender and academic careers, along with Professor Pam Thomas and Professor Alison Rodger on women in science at Warwick. Other sessions include: work-life balance workshop, with Vitae; developing your career, with the Learning and Development Centre; and planning career breaks, with advice from HR.

Early career researchers from across the University are welcome to attend all these events, but should contact the Early Career Researcher Network if not already a member - please email

See the full programme of activities on the IAS website