Women in SET – developing networks

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vitaelogoVitae SWW Hub and Wales Resource Centre for Women in SET
Building & Sustaining Research Networks for Women in Science, Engineering & Technology

Thursday December 10th

University Hall Conference Centre, Cardiff UniversityThe importance of building collaborative networks to enhance research development, identify funding sources and further your career opportunities cannot be underestimated.  This one-day workshop will enable you to:

  • understand the purpose and benefits of developing research and support networks
  • identify and build internal and external networks
  • explore the potential for setting up women’s networks and overcoming  challenges and barriers
  • learn about the importance of role models and mentoring for women’s research and career development – both inside and outside academia.

Sessions include

  • representative from BBSRC on the Research Council’s view on the importance of collaborative research
  • the role of the Athena Swan Charter in women researchers’ career paths
  • Building networks & peer mentoring circles for professional development
  • Life outside the lab – building balance & flexibility into career management

Speakers include:

  • Professor Averil Macdonald, The University of Reading
  • Rachel Tobbell, Manager, Services for Women, UK Resource Centre for Women in SET
  • Janet Wilkinson, Skills Trainer & Consultant, 3×3 Consulting
  • Ayo Bakare, Services for Women Co-ordinator, UK Resource Centre for Women in SET

The full  programme will be available online shortly. The day will run from 10.00- 16.30.

To book a place go to: www.vitae.ac.uk/swwhubwalesresourcecentre

Please note: This event is open to all, with priority going to researchers from the South West and Wales region.  Any enquiries, please contact Anne Goodman, Vitae SWW Hub Manager swwhub@vitae.ac.uk

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