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Vitae - New Concordat for Researchers launched


The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, commonly known as the Researcher Development Concordat, is an agreement between stakeholders to improve… More

The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers, commonly known as the Researcher Development Concordat, is an agreement between stakeholders to improve the employment and support for researchers and researcher careers in higher education in the UK.

Epigeum transferring across to new platform


The Epigeum Programme has now transitioned across to a new online platform owned and managed by Epigeum.  This now means… More

The Epigeum Programme has now transitioned across to a new online platform owned and managed by Epigeum.  This now means that you will no longer be able to access the Epigeum modules via the University’s Blackboard system.  The new Epigeum managed platform will provide an improved user experience, and will make it easier for you to navigate around the Research Skills Master programme.

School of Psychology Annual Postgraduate Research Conference


This conference will take place on Friday 22nd November from 9.30 a.m.- 4.00 p.m. in Harrington Lecture Theatre. To confirm… More

This conference will take place on Friday 22nd November from 9.30 a.m.- 4.00 p.m. in Harrington Lecture Theatre.

To confirm attendance please contact Dr Jeannie Judge jjudge@uclan.ac.uk or Dr Emma Threadgold ethreadgold1@uclan.ac.uk

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REF Open #15 Staff Circumstances

The REF Team is pleased to invite you to REF Open #15 at 2:00pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019 in BB016.
This is the link to the online booking form…..https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ref-open-15-staff-circumstances-tickets-84597175429

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Nicola Graham-Kevan - 'Coercive Control & Domestic Violence' Wednesday 27th November 2019 at 4.00 p.m. in the Mitchell and Kenyon Lecture Theatre. To confirm attendance please contact Trudi Emmens - tmemmens@uclan.ac.uk

Open Access week at UCLan -
Friday 15th November 1-2 HA337 -What can SCU do for you? - A drop-in session to chat with the SCU team about anything relating to Open Research - please come along & speak to the team!