Your next opportunity might be next door

Emma shares her experience of a Researcher Academy placement. This blog will especially interest PhD students considering non-academic careers in Higher Education, as well as anyone who wants to know more about the peer mentoring scheme Adapt Together, which is for all researchers at the University of Nottingham. When I say that your next opportunity …

Free Beer! (OK, not really…)

Amy Flinn reflects on her Researcher¬†Academy¬†placement. You could easily argue that before I undertook a postgraduate placement with Murphy & Son, my interest in beer was largely superficial. I had a vague idea of the different types of beer, but my choices would always be heavily influenced by can art or funny names (best to …

The right placement is just around the corner

Simran Harichand reflects on her Researcher Academy¬†placement. As a proactive, energetic and positively opportunistic person, I felt cheated out of opportunities when I arrived in the UK in the middle of a national lockdown. And then I met an alumnus who introduced me to Researcher Academy Placements. She highlighted how experience with a UK-based company …