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Coaching – what is it?

An event held by the NDM Athena SWAN Coaching Working Group On Friday 22nd March, in collaboration with OLI, NDM hosted a Coaching Event for staff within NDM and the wider University at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The event was well attended with pre-registration from 63 individuals from 17 different departments across the University, with staff attending from different staff [...]

April 5th, 2019|

Micro-Internship Programme for Research Staff goes LIVE!

Micro-internships are 2-5 day voluntary work experience placements facilitated by the University of Oxford. This new pilot programme is designed especially for research staff at grade 6 or above, who are currently on a fixed term contract at Oxford or who finished their fixed term contract in the past 12 months. We have a wide variety of placements on offer in sectors including [...]

March 18th, 2019|

Launch of our new Flexible Working Case Studies

We were pleased to launch our newly developed Flexible Working Case Studies on Friday 8th March. NDM is actively encouraging the use of flexible working, where possible, as a way for staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance and provide a means for those needing to adapt their working pattern to successfully meet the demands of both the workplace and home life. Flexible working can take many [...]

March 14th, 2019|

Coaching Event: ‘Coaching – what is it’?

From 10-12 noon on Friday 22nd March, the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine will be hosting a coaching event in rooms A & B in the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. Refreshments will be available from 9.45am, with the presentations starting at 10am. This event is open to all Oxford University staff and has been organised by the NDM Athena SWAN Coaching Working Group. Attendees will [...]

March 12th, 2019|

International Women’s Day: 8th March

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. The idea of an IWD was first suggested in 1910 by Clara Zetkin, at the 2nd International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen. Over 100 women from 17 countries unanimously approved the suggestion. One year later, on 19 March, over one million [...]

March 6th, 2019|

Developing a clinical academic career: experiences from the front-line

On Monday, 1st April, 12:00-14:30, John Radcliffe Hospital OUCAGS is running an event for clinical DPhil students, which is also open to other doctors with DPhils/PhDs. The event will comprise an overview of clinical academic paths, talks by post-doctoral academic doctors, networking lunch and careers surgeries. For more information and to register: Deadlines: register by 25th March (18th March for careers surgeries)

February 21st, 2019|