A new study* shows 31% of women saying they feel more confident speaking their mind at work. This is a direct result of the rise of notable women leaders such as Theresa May and Angela Merkel. Whilst one fifth feel greater confidence to speak up and have a greater voice in meetings, 21% of women say they are more willing […]
Many people find themselves in a job they don’t enjoy, don’t find challenging, or simply don’t find rewarding. In fact, a recent Gallup poll revealed that only 32.7 per cent of people actually felt engaged at work! So what’s stopping so many people from taking a bold leap into the unknown and finding the perfectcareer […]
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 […]
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 […]
MEDICAL RESEARCH SCOTLAND SPONSORED DAPHNE JACKSON FELLOWSHIPS in subjects related to medical research, and to be held at any Scottish University Medical Research Scotland sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships are intended for those wishing to return to an area of medical research after a career break of two years or more. The Fellowships are not restricted […]
NRN-LCEE Returning Fellowships The NRN-LCEE wishes to fund individual Returning Fellowships of £20,000 each for researchers in Wales, returning after a minimum of 6 months away from their work for reasons of maternity/ paternity/ adoption/ health/ caring. These Fellowships can be requested by individuals employed by a Welsh HEI, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology […]
The fellowship will be held within the Division of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 31st May 2015
The Fellowship is intended for a pharmacist or scientist wishing to return after a career break, to research in medicinal or synthetic chemistry, pharmacy, material science or a related discipline. If the applicant does not hold a pharmacy qualification, the area of research should fall within Pharmacy Research UK’s research priority areas of medicines optimisation/pharmaceutical care, accessing medicines in a modern era, the roles and competencies of pharmacy technicians, patient & professional experience & understanding of pharmacy and the contribution of pharmacy to public health.
Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar Women in the workplace – next steps for policy and best practice with Jo Swinson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities and Sharron Pamplin, HR Director, UK & Europe, Atkins and Sally Brett, TUC; Gillian Howard, Employment Lawyer; Carole Kitching, Newcastle College; Professor Suzan Lewis, Middlesex University; […]
Balancing a career and motherhood is a constant struggle for most professional women. The demands of both are equally as stressful as they are rewarding. Today’s economic times leaves few with the option of staying home. Feeling pulled in so many directions is tough on even the strongest working mothers, leading most to feel overwhelmed. […]
Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted by the John Innes Centre at the Norwich Research Park. The scientific research at the Centre makes use of a wide range of disciplines in the biological and chemical sciences, including cell biology, computational and mathematical biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics and molecular biology. As an internationally renowned centre of excellence for research in plant and microbial science, the John Innes Centre encourages flexible working to aid career development. (more…)
10th January 2014, London
This is an exciting opportunity for individual women to benefit from expert leadership training designed to be life changing and inspirational. Meet fellow professionals; enjoy an empowering experience and return to work ready to take on anything! This one day course is designed for women at the early stages of their career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), and takes place on Friday 10th January in central London at the IBM South Bank from 10am (arrival from 9.30am) until 5pm. (more…)
Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Leicester Looking for the opportunity to get back into research?
Applications are invited for two sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships to be hosted and half sponsored by the University of Leicester. Facilitated by the Daphne Jackson Trust, the remaining funding will be matched with another suitable sponsor. (more…)
The Science and Technology Studies department at UCL is delighted to announce a new Lectureship in Science Communication. The field of specialisation within science communication is open, but we have a strong preference for the convergence of two types of expertise. First, (1) science communication and public engagement in the sphere of science writing, and (2) science and technology studies as they relate to the natural sciences, as practiced at UCL. Expertise in communication theory, and journalism more generally, are additional essential elements for this post. (more…)
This is the first in a series of articles looking at identifying your core values and strengths and developing a life plan that fits with these. This article will deal with how to clear a bit of time and space to get started. In his book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” (1), Stephen R […]
The population of the world is increasing in leaps and bounds. However, the growth in the number of available jobs all across the globe, as compared to population, is not as high. This is one of the major factors due to which, many people have to spend a lot of time to find a suitable […]
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XCAM is currently looking for a Senior Physicist/Electronics Engineer with a board range of skills who is willing to be flexible and adaptable. The suitable candidate will ideally have a good first degree in physics or electronics, and a Phd in a physical science, together with 5+ years of experience in a relevant field. The […]
New mums face many challenges after the birth of their child. A huge and complex decision for many is whether to stay at home or go back to work. Half of British mothers go back to work before their child is a year old. Research has begun to focus on the immediate effects of nursery-centred […]