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Call for papers: Workshop for early career researchers on the Impact of Emerging Economies

Call for Papers and Research Proposals
The Impact of Emerging Economies and their Multinational Enterprises on the World Economy
       Workshop for Early-Career Researchers
Almaty, Kazakhstan
26-28 February 2015

NBS logoThe University of Northampton Business School (UK), and Kazakh-British Technical University Business School (Kazakhstan), in Association with Brunel University (UK) and KIMEP University (Kazakhstan), are holding a workshop for early-career researchers under the British Council Newton-Al-Farabi ‘Research Links’ Programme, in association with the JSC Science Fund. Read the rest of this entry

‘The Collaborative Researcher’: A two day workshop at the OU

OU imageOn January 21st and 22nd 2015, on their campus in Milton Keynes, the Open University are holding an intensive 2-day workshop to help researchers develop collaboration skills .

The course is open to research staff and final year PhD/doctoral students and will look at the building blocks of the collaborative style of research: inclusive communication, cultural awareness, robust planning, negotiation and the ability to work effectively with others.

Places are free and all you need to cover are your travel expenses and any overnight accommodation (if required). The course will be attended by up to 30 researchers from across the country, from different disciplines and career stages. It is led by a team of experienced facilitators who work with participants throughout the 2 days to support learning.

For more information and to book, please see the flyer.

SPECTROstar Nano machine training

moultonSubmitted by Wanda McCormick, Moulton College

On Wed 20th November 2-3pm, discipline-based training on the use of Moulton’s SPECTROstar Nano machine will take place. Research students from other Schools, for whom this is relevant, are invited to attend. The training will take place in lab H6 (Holcot site, gate 3) but please email Wanda to express an interest in attending. Read the rest of this entry