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Join the Open Research Steering Committee

The Open Research Steering Committee are seeking two postdocs (one from STEMM and one from AHSS). Apply by 2 April 2019.

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The Borysiewicz Fellows - Meet Team GC Connect

Meet Team GC Connect - they are on a mission to maximise the global impact of Cambridge research by creating opportunities for researchers to apply their expertise in the context of international development.

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Opportunities to get involved in University & College rugby

Cambridge University Rugby Union Club wants to encourage postdocs to get involved with University sport, especially rugby.

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Biomedical Sciences and Innovation & Entrepreneurship - 2019 call for applications now open

Two postdoctoral fellowship schemes managed by the OPdA are open for the 2019 round of applications - the Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme and the Canada-UK Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Access to the Postdoc Centres during holidays

The OPdA offices and email accounts will not be monitored from 20 December, but the Postdoc Centres will remain open for hot-desking.

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Consultancy opportunity - apply by 14 December

Applications are invited for developing an efficient and effective assessment tool which can measure cognitive diversity and cultural alignment across teams. This will be a short-term consultancy project with the potential for a long-term consultancy relationship.

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University launches Rental Deposit Loan Scheme

To improve support to staff and assist both recruitment and retention, the University has introduced a new rental deposit loan scheme for all current and prospective members of staff.

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Free places for postdocs at the Genomics! Venture Creation Weekend

15 free places at the Genomics! Venture Creation Weekend (16-18 November, at Cambridge Judge Business School) are available to Cambridge postdocs through the OPdA and p2i network.

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Staff Counselling Service Wellbeing Group for Postdocs - starts 12 October

The Staff Counselling Service would like to offer you an opportunity to join their Wellbeing Group for Postdocs.

Staff Counselling Service Wellbeing Group for Postdocs - starts 12 October - Read More…

Language courses now available at the Biomedical Campus

This year the University of Cambridge Language Centre will be running lunchtime language courses at the Postdoc Centre @ Biomedical Campus.

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Visa Loan Scheme now available

The University has launched a new visa loan scheme for all current and prospective staff, and their dependants, who hold or require a Tier 2 visa sponsored by the University.

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RisingWISE: empowering enterprising women - apply by 15 September

Apply now to be part of this exciting programme which aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry, to encourage more women to build careers across the science and technology sector.

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CRUK removes post-PhD time restrictions on applying for fellowships

Cancer Research UK is removing post-PhD time restrictions on all of their response-mode fellowships, and introducing a competency-based framework outlining the skills and experience applicants should demonstrate at each career stage.

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First postdocs begin elite new fellowship programme at the University of Cambridge

On 14th June 2018, nine early career researchers embarked on the new Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme to work on major challenges facing the modern world. The programme will support these outstanding researchers in seeking to shape the future for the betterment of society.

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i-Teams call for projects 2018-19

Are you thinking about commercialising your research, or interested in investigating new uses for it? Then i-Teams can help!

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Entrepreneurship trip to Argentina - apply by 25 June

Are you a PhD student or a postdoc running a successful technological startup? Global Shapers will cover a trip and accommodation to share your entrepreneurial experience in Argentina.

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Join the Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee - apply by 17 June

The Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee are looking for motivated PhD students and postdocs to join them in creating a unique event that will bring together leaders from the UK and Latin America to discuss pressing challenges and promote diplomatic ties.

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Counselling Service Wellbeing Group for Postdocs

The Staff Counselling Service would like to offer you an opportunity to join their Wellbeing Group for Postdocs.

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ESRC New Investigator Grants: apply by 25 June

The ESRC have announced their New Investigators scheme. The call is open to high-quality candidates who have a maximum of four years’ postdoctoral experience.

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Inaugural Fellows of the Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme announced

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is proud to announce the first nine recipients of the Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship programme.

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Canada UK Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - apply by 25 June 2018

Applications are now open for a new Postdoctoral Fellowship focused on developing and strengthening the skills required for postdoctoral researchers to become successful innovators and entrepreneurs, by embedding them in internationally leading centres of excellence both in the UK and in Canada.

Canada UK Postdoctoral Fellowships for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - apply by 25 June 2018 - Read More…

Free places on the Wellcome Genome Campus Hackathon 2-3 July

20 free places are available for Cambridge postdocs to attend the Wellcome Genome Campus' first Hackathon in Hinxton, Cambridge on 2-3 July 2018. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

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Counselling Service Wellbeing Group for Postdocs

The Staff Counselling Service would like to offer you an opportunity to join their Wellbeing Group for Postdocs.

Counselling Service Wellbeing Group for Postdocs - Read More…

AstraZeneca Start-Up Science Competition - apply by 31 May

AstraZeneca is hosting its first-ever Start-Up Science competition for life science entrepreneurs in the Cambridge area - aiming to highlight the great science and innovation coming out of labs in the local ecosystem and to help the build the next generation of biotechs.

AstraZeneca Start-Up Science Competition - apply by 31 May - Read More…

Open Research Survey - responses needed by 21 May

The Open Research Working Group has commissioned a survey of views and practices relating to Open Research, to inform development of the University’s support for open research activities. They hope that postdoctoral researchers may be prepared to spend a few minutes to share their views.

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UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships - deadline 7 June 2018

The UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (FLF) will grow the strong supply of talented individuals needed to ensure that UK research and innovation continues to be world class.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships - deadline 7 June 2018 - Read More…

Free places for postdocs at the Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend

25 free places at the Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend (June 1st -3rd, at Cambridge Judge Business School) are available to Cambridge postdocs.

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ECR Teach - apply by 24 August 2018

The Institute of Continuing Education has developed a course specifically for postdocs to train participants in the key teaching skills sought after by Higher Education Institutes.

ECR Teach - apply by 24 August 2018 - Read More…

Turing Fellowship Scheme and Turing Sponsored Projects 2018

Applications are invited for the Alan Turing Institute Turing Fellowship Scheme and for Turing Sponsored Projects. Applicants may apply for either or both schemes until the deadline on 23 April.

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Join an Academic Delegation to the University of Central Asia

Research Associates and Senior Research Associates are invited to participate in an explorative trip to the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

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Join the Open Research Steering Committee

Mar 18, 2019

The Open Research Steering Committee are seeking two postdocs (one from STEMM and one from AHSS). Apply by 2 April 2019.

The Borysiewicz Fellows - Meet Team GC Connect

Feb 21, 2019

Meet Team GC Connect - they are on a mission to maximise the global impact of Cambridge research by creating opportunities for researchers to apply their expertise in the context of international development.

Opportunities to get involved in University & College rugby

Feb 07, 2019

Cambridge University Rugby Union Club wants to encourage postdocs to get involved with University sport, especially rugby.

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