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BBSRC Flexible Talent Mobility Account Funding: apply by 12 January 2018

The University of Cambridge has been awarded a Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) by the BBSRC - this funding is targeted at talented early-career researchers who have the potential to be the next generation of leaders within UK academic and industrial research.

BBSRC Flexible Talent Mobility Account Funding: apply by 12 January 2018 - Read More…

Christmas 2017 opening times at the Postdoc Centres

The three Postdoc Centres will be closed from 22 December - 3 January, but you will still be able to gain entry if you have had a user induction and been given card access.

Christmas 2017 opening times at the Postdoc Centres - Read More…

Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme - apply by 26 February

The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowships have been developed in honour of Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, a pioneer in the biomedical sciences, who when Vice-Chancellor of the University led and shaped the development of key provisions for Cambridge’s postdoc community.

Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme - apply by 26 February - Read More…

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Université libre de Bruxelles: apply by 19 March

The 2018-19 round of the Wiener-Anspach Foundation postdoctoral fellowships at the Université libre de Bruxelles is now open for applications to researchers from all disciplines.

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Université libre de Bruxelles: apply by 19 March - Read More…

The BP-ICAM “Kathleen Lonsdale” Research Fellowship

The BP-ICAM “Kathleen Lonsdale” Research Fellowship will offer a first step to build an independent research career for exceptional scientists and engineers who have a current need for flexible or special support

The BP-ICAM “Kathleen Lonsdale” Research Fellowship - Read More…

Turing Data Study Group: apply by 19 November

The Alan Turing Institute is hosting their 4th Data Study Group from 11-15 December 2017. They are particularly looking for postdocs to apply to take part.

Turing Data Study Group: apply by 19 November - Read More…

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas: apply by 21 January 2018

The Canadian Institute For Advanced Research (CIFAR) is launching a Global Call for Ideas for challenge-focused interdisciplinary research collaborations in any area of research.

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas: apply by 21 January 2018 - Read More…

OpenPlant Fund: £5,000 grants for plant/synthetic biology - apply by 24 November

The OpenPlant Fund is now open to proposals for innovative, open and interdisciplinary projects relevant to plant or in vitro Synthetic Biology.

OpenPlant Fund: £5,000 grants for plant/synthetic biology - apply by 24 November - Read More…

ECR Teach - apply by 5 January 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 5 January 2018 - Read More…

Support from BT and NPL for EPSRC fellowship applications

BT and NPL are keen to support UK postdocs applying for EPSRC fellowships related to ICT metrology.

Support from BT and NPL for EPSRC fellowship applications - Read More…

EPSRC Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research

EPSRC seeks expressions of interest for membership of the early career forum (ECF) for academic researchers in the scope of the Manufacturing the Future challenge theme.

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UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme 2017-8

The Early Career Researcher Programme at the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is designed to provide skill development and support to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers within an interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment.

UCCRI Early Career Researcher Programme 2017-8 - Read More…

Women in STEM2D Scholars Award Program - apply by Friday 13 October

Johnson & Johnson has launched it's WiSTEM2D Scholars Program, an award to support women pursuing research in STEM2D disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing, Design).

Women in STEM2D Scholars Award Program - apply by Friday 13 October - Read More…

Welcome to the Postdoc Centre @ Eddington!

We are delighted to say that the fantastic new, purpose-built Postdoc Centre at Eddington in north west Cambridge is officially launched.

Welcome to the Postdoc Centre @ Eddington! - Read More…

Enterprise Fair in Berlin: Digital Startup Ecosystem - apply by 27 September

Join junior researchers from across Europe 6-7 November in Berlin and learn about entrepreneurship and corporate venturing. Attendance is by application only.

Enterprise Fair in Berlin: Digital Startup Ecosystem - apply by 27 September - Read More…

Agreement with Barclays to help new postdocs open UK bank accounts

Following lobbying from the OPdA and the HR Compliance Team, Barclays Bank has established an agreement with the University to help staff arriving in the UK open a bank account without requiring proof of address.

Agreement with Barclays to help new postdocs open UK bank accounts - Read More…

Grants available through the Returning Carers Scheme - apply by 29 September

The Returning Carers Scheme provides funds to support career development following a career break or a period of leave for caring responsibilities.

Grants available through the Returning Carers Scheme - apply by 29 September - Read More…

Opportunity to apply for up to £30,000 funding from the EPSRC: apply by 16 August

Postdocs are invited to apply via the OPdA for funding for activities which fall under the remit of the EPSRC and the Global Challenges Research Fund.

Opportunity to apply for up to £30,000 funding from the EPSRC: apply by 16 August - Read More…

Engage in Learning: a development programme for supervisors - apply by 15 September

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning is offering this new four-month course for supervisors of under- and postgraduate students, combining theory and reflection on practice.

Engage in Learning: a development programme for supervisors - apply by 15 September - Read More…

UCCRI Early Career Researcher needs assessment

The University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute is seeking feedback to help them further improve their skills development programme for early career researchers.

UCCRI Early Career Researcher needs assessment - Read More…

Mindfulness course for postgrads and postdocs: an 8-week introduction

Clare College will be running a free mindfulness course on Tuesday evenings throughout August and September - it is open to all postdocs and postgrads.

Mindfulness course for postgrads and postdocs: an 8-week introduction - Read More…

Invitation to participate in focus groups on gender, progression and promotion

The Gender Equality Steering Group would like to invite members of staff to a series of focus groups seeking to find out more about their experiences and perspectives of career promotion and progression within the University.

Invitation to participate in focus groups on gender, progression and promotion - Read More…

Review of the Office of Scholarly Communication - responses sought

The University is undertaking a Review of the Office of Scholarly Communication and welcomes your views on how the University’s support for open research might be improved, especially regarding the particular needs of postdocs.

Review of the Office of Scholarly Communication - responses sought - Read More…

NERC Innovation Placements 2017

NERC’s Innovation Placements call is inviting researchers to apply for six to 12 month placements based in business, policy and civil organisations.

NERC Innovation Placements 2017 - Read More…

Job Opportunity: Project coordinator, Canada-UK Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme

The Canada-UK Foundation in the UK is establishing a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship scheme between both countries - they are looking to appoint a Project Coordinator.

Job Opportunity: Project coordinator, Canada-UK Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme - Read More…

Dignity at Work invitation for volunteers: apply by 11 June

The University would like to train a number of additional Dignity@Work volunteers to join its internal Dignity@Work Contacts Service and in particular would like to reach out to the postdoc community.

Dignity at Work invitation for volunteers: apply by 11 June - Read More…

New online course - Academic Consulting: The Fundamentals

Cambridge Enterprise has just launched a new, free online course to learn about consultancy.

New online course - Academic Consulting: The Fundamentals - Read More…

Third anniversary of the Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane

Today we're celebrating three years of dedicated support for postdocs at Mill Lane.

Third anniversary of the Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane - Read More…

Postdoc Business Plan Competition - apply by 29 June

Cambridge Enterprise and the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPoC) have launched their business creation competition for postdocs of the University of Cambridge, a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a passion for entrepreneurship and an idea to explore.

Postdoc Business Plan Competition - apply by 29 June - Read More…

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BBSRC Flexible Talent Mobility Account Funding: apply by 12 January 2018

Dec 18, 2017

The University of Cambridge has been awarded a Flexible Talent Mobility Account (FTMA) by the BBSRC - this funding is targeted at talented early-career researchers who have the potential to be the next generation of leaders within UK academic and industrial research.

Christmas 2017 opening times at the Postdoc Centres

Dec 18, 2017

The three Postdoc Centres will be closed from 22 December - 3 January, but you will still be able to gain entry if you have had a user induction and been given card access.

Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme - apply by 26 February

Dec 11, 2017

The Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowships have been developed in honour of Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, a pioneer in the biomedical sciences, who when Vice-Chancellor of the University led and shaped the development of key provisions for Cambridge’s postdoc community.

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