One of the pillars of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions is to provide Europe’s next experts in various fields. Aside from his or her PhD project, an Early Stage Researcher is also granted the opportunity to partake in multiple summer schools and workshops, providing the additional training and knowledge needed to become a true professional. The … Continue reading A taste of industry: interacting with the network’s partners
Many people do not realize that it is possible to improve and gain new skills and explore different career possibilities by temporarily working in an institution rather than their employing institutions. This is often known as ‘going on secondment'.
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As part of the CORE ITN the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) are given the opportunity to work at 3 different Institutions across Europe which are a part of the network for a maximum of 10 months. This gives us the opportunity to work together with our colleagues, to do joint research projects and get new views … Continue reading Working cross borders
The venue for the Glasgow chapter of Explorathon was at the Riverside Museum, and a band of researchers here at CMAC with CORE members Johannes Hoffmann, Sudhansu Jena, Giulio Valenti and myself were ready to showcase our work at the Explorathon and engage with the public about our institution and research.
I would like to share with others my first research experience as a new ESR (Early Stage Researcher) in SMS laboratory University of Rouen-France. It was in the end of January 2017, and I left my beautiful, peaceful and shining country, Senegal to move to France where the weather is so different to what I … Continue reading First Research Experience in SMS Laboratory at University of Rouen, France
Have you ever thought about working on a project with other researchers, from all over the world, sharing knowledge and collaborating all together towards a single target? Well probably your answer could be “yes”, but how many of you could also say “…I tried”?
As I crossed the Waal River into Nijmegen Central Station, on a double-decker train no less (a novelty for an Englishman), I was again taken aback by the structural order and beauty through which the Dutch seem to have mastered the construction of their cities. On my travels to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, I … Continue reading CORE ITN Chiral Crystallisation Summer School – Nijmegen, The Netherlands – July 2017