current economic climate

Only 5 places left at ENTERPRISERS

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To get your place on this Cambridge Judge Business School – run course, get your application in by 10.00 am Friday 11th December 2009 .

This Enterprisers course runs from 11th – 15th Jan 2010. If this is something you would like to do you can find out more here or go straight to the application form on the Cambridge Website and chose ESRC funded (11-15 Jan 2010), make sure you write in Newcastle in the University tab and your nearly there.

Carpe Diem

We thought that you might also have friends who would benefit from this amazing course. Maybe you know someone who has a Newcastle University degree but is having trouble finding work, or who has been affected by the economic downturn.

Please remember that eligibility is restricted to Newcastle University Graduates (i.e not current students). To see our full eligibility statement please go to http://www.ncl.ac.uk/careers/makeitfly/enterprisers.php and scroll down to ‘how do I apply’.

You can find out more at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/careers/makeitfly/enterprisers.php or by emailing me at c.a.m.kennedy@ncl.ac.uk

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New extended application deadline!

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Great news, we’ve extended the application deadline for the Enterprisers course for 2 EXTRA WEEKS to 10 am 11th December 2009.

Newcastle University Staff and Graduates promote Enterprisers

This Enterprisers course runs from 11th – 15th Jan 2010 in Warwick. If expanding your horizons and tapping into your potential is something you would like to do, go to Enterprisers to find out how to apply.

Inspirational and intensive, the programme helps people with Newcastle University degrees to develop both their personal and professional skills and unlock their entrepreneurial potential.

Please remember that eligibility is restricted to Newcastle University graduates. To see our full eligibility statement go to Enterprisers and scroll down to ‘how do I apply’.

Researcher Careers and Recession

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Vitae has set up an online discussion space on researcher careers and recession. Specifically commissioned articles have been posted here and you are able to make comments, raise questions and concerns and post useful information that you want to share with others.
 
The titles of the articles include;
 
  • Research and recession
  • Challenges and perspectives for early career researchers during the current economic climate
  • Impact of the recession on research and research careers
  • Universities, researchers and the recession
  • Careers and recession – from the perspective of a head of postgraduate career development
  • How do recruiters make shortlisting decisions

Further details and the full articles can be found at www.vitae.ac.uk/careersandrecession