STEM Career gender gap

The Gender Gap Affects STEM Career Compensation

STEM careers, also known as careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, are some of the best paying jobs available. Better yet, a Bachelor’s degree is all that is needed to get into most of the fields. The high pay accompanying these job combined with the moderate amount of education required for them helps minimize […]

EU Parliament

Women are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”?!?

A member of the EU Parliament just said that women are “weaker, smaller and less intelligent” after comparing migrants to “excrements” and making a Nazi salute in the chamber. *Enough is enough, sign the petition with one click to suspend him from Parliament:* *sign now <https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/eu_toxic_mep_loc/?bjisgab&signup=1&cl=12069560747&v=89757>* A member of the European Parliament just said that […]

Do women need to act like men to be successful managers?

Women who take on leadership roles should resist the urge to adopt ‘masculine’ traits such as aggression to get results. They should use emotional intelligence instead, says psychologist Paula Nicolson from Royal Holloway, University of London in the United Kingdom. In her report on Nature Jobs, Rachel Bowden goes further. Rachel states that there is often a window of opportunity […]

Recruitment still has discrimination

The results of the Attitudes to employability and talent report, show an enourmous disparity between perceptions of what makes a person employable s and the number of those actively sourcing these individuals, in a range of diverse group. Ten percent of people surveyed were targeting parents returning to work in hiring activity Nine percent older workers Eleven percent individuals with disabilities. […]

Diversity

Diversity consultancy responds to research suggesting that tattoos are a barrier to employment

HR Diversity Consultancy, The Clear Company, has responded to research commissioned by Acas from academics at King’s College, London, which suggests that tattoos are still considered unacceptable in many workplaces. The consultancy works with large multi-nationals to help them to become more inclusive in their hiring decisions. As Director, Kate Headley, points out, bias around […]

JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR SCIENCE RETURNER – Daphne Jackson 3 year Fellowship at Babraham Institute, Cambridge

Applications are invited for a three year Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted by the Babraham Institute, Cambridge. The Fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research into healthy ageing – across any of the institute’s four main areas: Epigenetics, Signalling, Lymphocyte Signalling and Nuclear Dynamics.   The Daphne Jackson Trust is dedicated to […]

BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY AWARDS 2018

In 2018 the Biochemical Society will recognize established researchers as well as scientists in the early stages of their career. The Society is delighted to announce the introduction of 3 new awards to the portfolio: Teaching Excellence Award, Industry and Academic Collaboration Award and the International Award. The Society would like to encourage nominations that […]

New Daphne Jackson Sponsored Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Huddersfield

Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted by the University of Huddersfield. The fellowship is intended for individuals returning to research in the School of Applied Sciences within the departments of Pharmacy/Chemical Sciences in the area of pre-clinical drug discovery. The position will involve research at the medicinal chemistry/pharmacology interface, […]

Applications are invited for University of Oxford Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships

Applications are now invited for three  DAPHNE JACKSON FELLOWSHIPS that will be hosted and half sponsored by the UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD in departments within the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division (MPLS) or the Medical Sciences Division (MSD). The fellowships are intended for individuals returning to research after a career break of two or more […]

University of Kent

3-year full-time PhD project – Medway School of Pharmacy Viral Pseudotype Unit (VPU), University of Kent

Medway School of Pharmacy, University of Kent 3 year full time  PhD project  Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK  Self-funded Students  £15,380 + bench fees  Full Time Closing date: 31st March 2016 PhD Start Date: October 2016. Supervisor: Dr Nigel Temperton, [email protected] (http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7978-3815) The Project: A 3-year full-time PhD project is offered in the laboratory of Dr […]

taylor rollinson

Part Time Analytical Chemist in Manchester

Part Time Analytical Chemist in Manchester Industry Sector Pharmaceutical, Other Profession Laboratory Operations & Research Location UK, North West Salary c17,000 (pro-rata) Description We are hiring for a part-time HPLC analyst to work in Manchester. This job will involve using HPLC in support of drug research. What you’ll do Working up to 30 hours hours […]