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Demystifying and Navigating Early Career Academia
The PSA’s Early Career Network will host “Demystifying and Navigating Early Career Academia” in Bristol on 2 March.
The event will lift the lid on the academic interview process and help demystify The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework, and the Research Excellence Framework.
Central to all sessions will be issues of equality and diversity in academia and how to make the sector more inclusive.
The Keynote Speaker will be Aisha Richards, Founder and Director of Shades of Noir.
The register, please follow the link to the Eventbrite page.
The schedule for the day is:
09:30-09:45: Welcome and Registration
09:45-10:00: Welcome Remarks, Jessica Smith, Birkbeck College, University of London and Neema Begum, University of Bristol
10:00-11:00: Impact Workshop: Dr Therese O’Toole, University of Bristol
11:00-12:00: Participants have a choice of two workshops
Workshop 1: The REF and TEF: Demystifying the Process, Professor Jonathan Tonge, University of Liverpool and Professor John Craig, Leeds Beckett University
Workshop 2: CVs and Interviews in Academia: Lifting the Lid, Dr Sophie Whiting, University of Bath
12:00 – 12:15: Refreshment Break
12:15-13:30: Diversity in Early Academia Panel sponsored by BSA Race Study Group:
Chair: Rima Saini, City, University of London
Professor Heather Savigny, De Montfort University
Shardia Briscoe-Palmer, University of Birmingham
Dr Sadiya Akram, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr Zoe Pflaeger Young, De Montfort University
13:30-14:30: Lunch sponsored by PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group
14:30 - 16:00: Speakers and Q&A Session
Guest Speaker: TBC
Keynote Speaker: Aisha Richards, Director, Shades of Noir
Guest Speaker (TBC)
Aisha Richards, Director, Shades of Noir
James Weinberg, University of Sheffield, Chair of PSA Early Career Network
The ECN would like to thank PSA Women and Politics Group, the BSA Race & Ethnicity Study Group and the University of Bristol Gender Research Centre for their support with this event.