Mid-Career Development Workshop
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featured during 5th Joint Conference of the Bone Research Society (BRS) and British Orthopaedic Research Society (BORS)

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Workshop Organizer

ORS Ambassador: Simon Tew, PhD, University of Liverpool, ORS Ambassador – UK

Workshop Chairs

Dr. Kassim Javaid (Oxford, UK) and Sophie Williams, PhD, University of Leeds

About the Workshop

The goal of the workshop is to help mid-career researchers (biologists, engineers and clinicians) to cross the chasm from being supervised to an independent researcher with their own project funding and junior support.

Invited Speakers 

  • Dr. Kassim Javed, University of Oxford
  • Sophie Williams, PhD, University of Leeds
  • Prof. Andrew Judge, University of Bristol

Workshop Program Agenda 

Sophie Williams (Leeds, UK) and Kassim Javaid (Oxford, UK)

BRS strategy document – Kassim Javaid (Oxford, UK)

Life as a mid-career researcher: what happened, what I wish I had known and what I would have changed
Amy Naylor (Birmingham, UK)

My reflections on what makes a good mid-career researcher
Tim Arnett (London, UK)

Results of BRS / BORS mid-career survey
Sophie Williams (Leeds, UK) and Kassim Javaid (Oxford, UK)

What is the gap – a discussion

Next Steps

Questions about the ORS Ambassadors Program or the Mid-Career Workshop?

Contact the ORS office at [email protected] or (847) 823-5770.

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