Upcoming events


Wednesday 3rd February 2016 – Lunchtime forum: “Let’s talk about vivas – how to run a successful viva”

ECRC seminar room, Western General Hospital, 11.30 – 12.45

No registration required, simply come along. Speakers: Prof Philippa Saunders (Director of Postgraduate Research, CMVM) and Prof Ian Dransfield (CIR).


October 2015 to June 2016- IAD training course “Managing your research group: essential training for PIs”

Between the 29th of October 2015 and the 22nd of June 2016 nine of these courses will be held. For details and booking follow this link. This is a one day course for PIs on managing people in their research groups, covering the following issues: equality and diversity, recruitment, appraisals, flexible working/maternity leave and difficult conversations. This is now a compulsory course for anyone hiring people on grants, and will need to be renewed every 5 years in the same way as the PhD supervisor briefings.