Introducing to the Researcher Academy (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Duration 3 hours
Team Researcher Academy

This face-to-face event is run by the Researcher Academy 
The Researcher Academy opportunities are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. 

Target Audience: PGRs, ECRs, all research staff and technicians from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Schools of: Medicine, Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Veterinary Medicine. 


An interactive event aimed at introducing the Researcher Academy, our people, and what we do!

We exchange knowledge and information on activities, events, training & development , careers, placements, funding opportunities and learning resources- a fantastic opportunity to hear about the wealth of provision we offer alongside our university partners. 

Come along to meet with other staff and researchers from all four schools in the faculty and share some refreshments with us.

Programme overview:


13:15 PGR focussed

13:15 Introduction Alexander Tarr 

Overview of researcher academy and MHS support for PGRs 

13:25 Development needs analysis /training programmes – Katherine Morgan 

Introduction to the PGR programme – sharepoint resources 

13: 35 Placements Michelle Giles 

13:45 PGR reps Introduction 


14:00 Break & refreshments 


14:30 Cathy Merry – the research culture agenda 

14:40 Libraries Alison Ashmore 

14:50 Careers service Lucie Whitfield/Kirstin Barnard


15:00 ECRs/research technicians 

15:00 ECR reps- introduction 

15:15 Training for ECRs in MHS Alexander Tarr 

10 days of professional development 

Offering in schools 

Assistant supervisor as a formal role in the Faculty. 

Researcher Development Concordat 

15:30 The technician commitment. Alexander Tarr 

15:45 The researcher leadership programme Connie Wan 

Close at 16:00 

Process: Face to face event, presentations, discussions and networking

Booking Conditions

Participants will be sent details of the event ahead of the day for those wanting to attend specific aspects of the schedule. 

Importance of booking commitment

This event is catered so please only book a place if you are able to attend.

When booking on to a Researcher Academy event you are entering into a commitment to attend. If you find that you are no longer available to attend you MUST cancel your place (on the system if more than three days before the course) or if at short notice by emailing This will ensure that your place can be offered to another person on the waiting list. Failure to cancel a place results in other researchers missing out on places through the waiting list process.


LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
University Park23 April 202423 April 20241:00pm - 4:00pm183