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Industry engagement – how to identify potential partners

One of the best ways to translate your research into practice is to work directly with an industry partner. But one of the hardest things to do is find a partner interested in the work you do or the knowledge you have. In this free webinar I’ll go through how to find an industry partner […]

Should I Join A Team, Build A Team, or Go It Alone?

Academic research is increasingly collaborative across all disciplines.1,2,3,4 Yet being more collaborative does not necessarily increase productivity – certainly not on a per-author basis.5 Thus, as an ECR or PhD student it is a legitimate question to ask – should I join a team, build a team or go it alone? To be clear I’m […]

Write that thesis/paper/blog/grant

Prolific writing is essential to success as an academic. And it is also likely necessary for success in any career beyond your PhD. In this webinar I’ll go through some of the things you can do to improve your writing. I’ll also look at some techniques you can use to help get more written on […]

CV writing for academics

CV writing is not something you need to do every day, not even every year. And some people might be lucky enough that they never need to write a CV. But, if you have to write one it can be tough to know what is in or what is out. Or, if you’re applying for […]

Social Media for Researchers – twitter

Social media is a key part of your research communication arsenal. Twitter is one of the largest social networks. It has more than 300 million active users. But what does it mean to a researcher? How can you get access to a small slice of that attention? In this webinar I’ll go through why you […]

Industry Engagement for PhD students and ECRs

Getting funding as a researcher – let alone an early career researcher or PhD student – is increasingly difficult. Particularly in the form of competitive grants. However, one source that remains somewhat untapped and underutilised is industry-funded research. In order to get access to industry funds, researchers need to find partners.