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RCUK new career case studies published

A number or academics and researchers from the University of Manchester are featured in RCUK’s research career case studies.

Researchers tell their own personal story of how they got involved in research, what it takes to be a researcher, and their rewarding experiences from their chosen career paths.

The case studies are aimed at young people and highlight the opportunities research skills can give, not only in academia but also in the wider world of business, industry and commerce and cover a wide range of disciplines including arts and humanities; engineering; maths; biology; social sciences; and physics.

The case studies can be found at www.rcuk.ac.uk/careersinresearch.

RCUK Careers in Research

RCUK has published further research career case studies, designed to inspire young people to think about pursuing a career in research.

Each case study tells their own personal story of how they got involved in research, what it takes to be a researcher, and their rewarding experiences from their chosen career paths.

There are now 75 case studies in total, covering a wide range of disciplines including arts and humanities; maths; biology; social sciences; and physics. The case studies highlight the opportunities research skills can give, not only in academia but also in the wider world of business, industry and commerce.

Featured researchers from the University of Manchester include:

  • David Topping
  • Nicholas Harrigan
  • Hywel Owen
  • Justyna Janiec-Anwar
  • Rishma Vidyasagar
  • Chris Boyce
  • Gillian Mawson

The case studies can be found at www.rcuk.ac.uk/careersinresearch.

Research Councils UK (RCUK) Careers in Research: case studies

RCUK has published further research career case studies, with researchers telling their own personal story of how they got involved in research, what it takes to be a researcher, and their rewarding experiences from their chosen career paths.

The case studies are aimed at young people and highlight the opportunities research skills can give, not only in academia but also in the wider world of business, industry and commerce and cover a wide range of disciplines including arts and humanities; engineering; maths; biology; social sciences; and physics.

Here are just some of the researchers from The University of Manchester who are featured in the case studies:

  • Dr David Topping, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Science
  • Dr Andrew Karvonen, Manchester Architecture Research Centre, School of Environment and Development
  • Justyna Janiec-Anwar, School of Materials Corrosion and Protection Centre
  • Dr Rishma Vidyasagar, School of Cancer and Enabling Sciences, Medical School
  • Dr Hywel Owen, School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Dr Chris Boyce, School of Psychological Sciences
  • Dr Nicholas Harrigan
  • Gillian Mawson, Social Science

You can see all of the case studies at www.rcuk.ac.uk/careersinresearch.

RCUK School –University Partnership Initiative – open consultation meeting

RCUK have recently circulated information about a new School-University Partnerships Initiative.

The University of Manchester intends to submit a proposal and, on the request of the President and Associate VP for Social Responsibility, Professor Aneez Esmail, this is being coordinated through the Student Recruitment & International Development Division.

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