“A lifelong cycle”: exploring continuing professional development with The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Ian Bowbrick, Director of Professional Development & Membership at The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) shares his thoughts on why continuing professional development (CPD) is an integral part of the landscape for researchers and professionals, and how IOM3 is supporting its members with theirs. Why do you consider CPD to be so important… Read more »

Travel scholarships help students on a Greenlandic adventure

The Circumpolar Health Research Network (CHRN) is an organisation focused on the cooperation and collaboration of health scientists working on research in the circumpolar region. Each year, the CHRN offer travel scholarships to student members, helping them to attend conferences and summer schools around the world. Read on to hear how these scholarships helped two… Read more »

Student awards: the importance of early-career recognition

Many societies, associations, and journals offer a range of awards and prizes which recognize both researchers and research of outstanding quality, whilst offering substantial awards for these achievements. For early career researchers, winning student awards can boost confidence, broaden connections, and increase visibility and impact in the early stages of their academic career. We caught… Read more »