ECRAG meeting summary

Notes from ECRAG meeting: Feb 20th 2014

Dearest ECRAG members, Welcome to another update! Last week’s session was fun filled, informative and very interesting as we had Professor Roy Bicknell give a wonderful presentation on PERCAT and how it encourages those of us interested in research, all from a HaPs perspective. The session began with an informal round of introductions, where members… Continue reading Notes from ECRAG meeting: Feb 20th 2014

Advice from senior academics · Career development · Mentor

The 3 Essential Qualities of an Awesome Academic Mentor

A mentor can be a huge asset to your career and personal development, especially in the early stages. But who is the right mentor for you? Dr Lynda Tait shares the 3 essential qualities to look out for to find an awesome academic mentor… Isolation and a lack of institutional knowledge are shared challenges for… Continue reading The 3 Essential Qualities of an Awesome Academic Mentor

ECRAG meeting summary

Notes from ECRAG meeting: January 31st 2014

Our first ECRAG meeting of 2014 was very aptly on Chinese New Year. We discovered that our members consist of a diverse array Chinese New Year animal signs; dragon, rabbit, tiger, dog, monkey, rat (–insert academic zoo joke here–). Everyone appeared to be on their best behaviour last year judging from the goodies we got… Continue reading Notes from ECRAG meeting: January 31st 2014