EURAXESS – Voice of the Researchers’ Conference

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“Raising Researchers’ Voices – opinions on jobs, careers and rights”

21 – 22 November 2013, Brussels (BE)

Participate in the ‘EURAXESS Elevator Pitch’ or the ‘EURAXESS ERA Slam’ and get a free trip to Brussels!Image

We would like to bring to your attention an interesting opportunity to participate in a conference on “Raising Researchers’ Voices – opinions on jobs, careers and rights” a 2-day meeting for researchers to debate and talk about issues affecting modern research, research careers, mobility, funding and policy in the European Research Area (ERA). Social media will play a large role in the event which will also include a live ‘Science Slam’ and ‘Elevator Pitch’. Present your views and ideas on career-related topics to the conference audience: the stage will literally be yours!!

The deadline for submission is Friday 20th September and you must either be currently completing your doctoral research or have done so no earlier than 2008. Please see further details in the attached Competition Terms & Conditions.

Dr Elizabeth Scanlon, Staff Development Adviser would be keen to know if anyone from Newcastle does apply and would be happy to support you in preparing your submission if helpful. Contact Elizabeth at  +44 (0) 191 222 3987

EURAXESS – Researchers in Motion is a unique European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support services to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe or stay connected to it. Newcastle University is signed up as a Local Contact Point which means that we support our staff by providing assistance to researchers coming to or leaving the institution (as part of our continuing commitment to your careers). You can find out more on the Euraxess website or email Deirdre Dodd (EU research office)

Voice of the Researchers (VoR) is a network which aims to act as a bridge between researchers and policy-makers, bringing together researchers and enabling them to take an active role in shaping the European Research Area. Find out more on the VoR website or contact Carmen Hubbard (School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development) who is our VoR representative.


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