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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Environment and Technology

The project is landslide mapping and hazard analysis in Southern Peru.

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Pharmacy and Bimolecular Science

The project is Understanding the effect of stress on breast cancer metastasis to the brain.

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Education

The project is Exploring Race, Ethnicity and (in)equality with Students Aspiring to be Primary School Teachers in UK Universities.

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Arts and Media

The project is the Digital Capabilities for Age-Friendly Smart Transport (DICAST)

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Health Sciences

The project is the impact of foot and ankle pain on health-related quality of life in children.

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Project is COVID-19 patient detection via smartphone recorded coughs and confidence Machine Learning.

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Undergraduate research opportunity in School of Humanities

This project focuses on suffragist and pioneering scientist, Kate Harvey (1862-1946).

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Opportunities for undergraduate students to take part in real, hands-on research

Thanks to generous funding provided by Santander Universities and academic schools at the University of Brighton, the scheme provides an opportunity for seven undergraduate students in the middle years of their degree to contribute to real research projects.

How to work out what career might suit you

The age old question of how do I decide what I want to do foxes many of us and if you were expecting easy answers then I will disappoint and say there probably isn’t one sure fire way to work this out. Everyone has their own set of individual talents, skills, interests and knowledge and…

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Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2019 – call for content now open 

Vitae are delighted to announce that the call for content for the Researcher Development International Conference 2019 is now open. The workshops should demonstrate collaborative, novel and creative approaches around one of the following revised themes: Trends in the wider research, employment, and policy environments and how these might affect researcher development strategy Strategic opportunities…

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Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

The third run of a free online course for research students and early career research staff  entitled Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers is now open for bookings. The MOOC is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and University of Sheffield and is available  to students and staff  at any institution worldwide….

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What do you look for in your chosen career?

Time for a guest blog post, I think. Durham University would like 10 minutes of your time – step this way… What do you look for in your chosen career? This may be the time when you are thinking about your future career. When people think about a career choice, they often consider about how…

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Brighton Dome’s Historical Research Volunteer role – applications open again!

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history. Built by Prince Regent as a stable block, our venue has transformed from a Victorian skating rink, to a WW1 military hospital, and is now a leading performing arts venue. We are looking for…

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Theos Think Tank Internships: Research Assistant and Communications and Events Assistant

  Theos offers 6 month long, full time, paid internships for a Research Assistant and a Communications and Events Assistant, based at our Westminster offices. Research Assistants help the Theos team with current research projects – writing, editing and analysing data, sometimes carrying out interviews. Communications and Events Assistants help the Theos team with all…

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Introduction to Research Careers – 22 November, 10-11am

If you are interested in research careers and opportunities available at the Brighton-based Institute for Employment Studies, then join us at this session. Emma Pollard, a former BBS student, and her colleagues will talk about routes into research careers alongside their own experiences and will explain what they look for in those who want to…

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From Cambridge to Japan and points between – the scholarships and bursaries keep coming…

Another round of scholarships, bursaries and sundry pots of filthy lucre. Get those applications flying… Closing 5 November. The John Crook Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for a second degree at St John’s College, University of Cambridge for students who are the first generation in their families to have gone to University. This opportunity is…

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Crafts, Arts, Humanities and Cambridge – there’s money for the taking…

Time for another funding round-up? I’d say so. Now read on… Closing 24 August! The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) funds the education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through traditional college courses, apprenticeships or one-on-one training with Masters. Find out more and get your application in at https://www.qest.org.uk/ Deadline 27 September! The ESRC and the Arts and…

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Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

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Promoting your work experience – Communication

  In the second of this series on breaking down key skills and providing evidence of them, we look at communication. On the surface this can look  easy… we all communicate in some way or other. However it is how this skill can be shown to a prospective employer in the application process that concerns us, here in this blog. We…

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Calling potential computing and maths teachers, Craftspersons and Danishly-curious postgrads! Time for a mini-roundup of funding opportunities…

Here comes the cash, though you may have to rassle the cat to get your paws on it. Fancy a challenge?? Closing 12 February! QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) fund the education and training of anyone wanting to improve their craft and trade skills. Awards between £5,000 and £18,000 dependent on need. Find out more…

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