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A warm welcome from Prof Chris Abell

In my role as Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, I welcome you to Cambridge. I hope that your time here is enjoyable, exciting and productive.

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Join our mailing list for announcements relevant to postdocs and researchers of the University of Cambridge. Our termly newsletter offers information on activities of interest to the postdoc community.

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Academy Series - Inaugural Event

The OPdA is pleased to announce the launch of the Academy Series at the Postdoc Centre. Inaugural talk: How to Succeed in Science without Really Trying, 23rd September 2014, 6-7.30pm. Speaker: Dr Jonathan Yewdell, MD PhD, Chief, Cellular Biology Section, Laboratory of Viral Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Washington DC, U.S.A.

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The UK Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers

The Concordat is an agreement between funders and employers of research staff to improve the employment and support for researchers in UK universities. It sets out clear standards that research staff can expect from employers, as well as their own responsibilities.

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Travel grants for researchers

The Researcher Links travel grants call is now open and closes on 30 September 2014. For further information on these grants and other funding opportunities, please register for the Euraxess UK newsletter.

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Schlumberger Foundation grant

The Faculty for the Future programme, launched in 2004, awards fellowships to women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or postdoctoral studies. The Foundation is accepting new applications for 2015-2016 from 10 September to 14 November 2014.

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