Monday 23 September 2019

New opportunity for NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees

Our current cohort of NIHR Newcastle BRC-funded PhD students are looking forward to our autumn training meeting, which will focus on how to shape a research career in ageing and long-term conditions.

On Tuesday 8th October 2019 we will be hosting the NIHR Newcastle BRC Trainees Autumn Meeting at The Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle.

The meeting comes at a time when current BRC trainees are considering their future career plans and will give them the opportunity to hear from Professor Dave Jones, Dean of NIHR Academy as well a number of researchers working in the field of ageing and long-term conditions.

Professor Jones will be offering tips and advice for ‘future-proofing your research careers’ before BRC alumni Dr Lauren Walker and Dr Ken Baker share their experience with talks on ‘Developing a career as a biomedical scientist’ and ‘Developing a career as a clinical academic’. A group from our current cohort of trainees will then speak about the benefits of taking part in NIHR Career Development events.

Our current trainees will also have the opportunity to be mentored by some of the BRC’s trainee alumni and the chance to hear from trainees from previous rounds about their experiences has been enthusiastically received.

This is set to be an inspiring event bringing together experts, BRC alumni and current students to exchange ideas and plan for their futures.

Find out more about our current and past trainees.