Archives for posts with tag: BBSRC

white rabbitLast week I was really impressed to hear that both the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and BBSRC have changed their eligibility criteria for their early career fellowship schemes, removing the cut off point for number of years of postdoctoral experience. For many fellowship schemes the criteria Read the rest of this entry »

Guest post by Dr Laura Smith, BBSRC-funded postdoctoral researcher, Dept. of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.

new-bbsrc-colourThe BBSRC has released a new ‘Vision for Post-doctoral Researchers’. It’s a sort-of mission statement on how it expects their post-doc researchers to be supported by their host institution and how post-docs should engage in activities to aid in their professional development. It has made for interesting reading, and as a BBSRC funded post-doc, has highlighted some elements I feel I should work on, as well as things that my department could do to help my career development. Read the rest of this entry »