Introductory Workshop for Ernest Rutherford Fellows

23 March 2017
CS5, Polaris House, Swindon
Education, Training & Careers

On the 23rd March 2017 STFC held its first Introductory Workshop for newly appointed Ernest Rutherford Fellows. Thank you to those who participated in the event. The agenda together with links to the speaker presentations are now available to view below.



  • Enable Fellows to reflect on what to expect during their fellowships and introduce common issues
  • Facilitate networking with peers and STFC contacts
Time Programme
10:30-10:45 Coffee and Introductions

Haley Gomez

(Credit: Western Mail)
Welcome and introductions
Professor Haley Gomez
Education, Training & Careers Committee Member
Cardiff University

Jon Nichols

My life as an STFC Fellow
Dr Jon Nichols
University of Leicester
11:20-11:40 Fellowship Skills and life after a Fellowship
Dr Sinead Farrington
University of Warwick
11:40-12:30 What can you expect from your research organisation?
Break-out session and discussion
12:30-13:15 Lunch and networking
13:15-14:45 Support and opportunities for STFC fellows
13.15-13.30 Chris Gosden - Grants
13.30-14.00 Derek Gillespie – Public Engagement
14.00-14.20 Katharine Hollinshead – Industry
14.20-14.45 Clare Heseltine, Elaine Poole & Nina Cox - Fellowships and Studentships
14:45-15:00 Coffee, feedback and close

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