On Tuesday 5th February, the RSE Young Academy of Scotland will host a training day specifically for ARAR members and the wider refugee academic community. The focus of the training day is simple: to help attendees secure an academic a job in the UK. The programme includes sessions on: what makes a successful research award application; the HE policy landscape (REF, funding); drafting applications; academic interviews (with mocks); and development planning.

Date/Time: Tuesday 5th February, 10am-4.30pm

Location: RSE, 22-26 George St, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ, UK

Cost: Free. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Additional support: the Young Academy of Scotland can offer travel costs for two non-ARAR members from within the UK without access to institutional or other funding. Expressions of interest with anticipated costs should be submitted to kewalker1@sheffield.ac.uk by Sunday 27 Jan.

Registration: participations should provide their name, institutional affiliation (if any), and dietary / access requirements by 5pm on 28 January to kewalker1@sheffield.ac.uk

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Stephen is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Chancellor’s Fellow in the School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh. His research interests are directed towards the development and understanding of sustainable methods for chemical synthesis which are non-toxic and environmentally benign.

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