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Thursday 12 Mar 2020Fellowship Application Workshop

Dr Ke Li, Dr Dave Phillips, Dr Chao Wang and Helen Bell -

Living Systems Institute (Seminar Room B) - link to Penryn Exchange Lecture Theatre 15:30-17:30

The CEMPS Early Career Research Network is delighted to announce a free workshop on research fellowships. For Early Career Researchers, obtaining a fellowship not only allows us to attain the financial means to achieve our academic goals and also helps us boost professional reputation as scholars. Having a fellowship will make an impressive addition to an academic CV, and pursuing a fellowship allows researchers to develop various new skills. However, winning a fellowship is difficult due to the intense competition. This workshop will address all the crucial details about fellowships, including how to apply or make yourself a compelling candidate and also provide guidance in the selection of appropriate funding.

During this workshop, we will hear from three experienced academics who have successfully obtained a fellowship in three different research fields. Come along and find out exactly what is involved in the fellowship application and hear how a fellowship can affect your long-term research career. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided for all registered attendees.


15:30 Welcome and registration

15:50 Introduction

16:00 Dr Ke Li (Innovate UK leadership)

16:20 Dr Dave Phillips (RA Eng Fellowship / ECR Starter grant)

16:40 Dr Chao Wang (EU Marie Curie Individual Fellowship)

17:00 Q&A session with Helen Bell (Research Development Manager)

17:30 Programme ends


To register for the event please visit our Eventbrite listing for further information.

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