We at piirus.ac.uk love finding ways to connect researchers with opportunities! With our new Piirus Associate option, which opens up academic consultancy possibilities, or with our classic profile-matching service for all members. Many opportunities arise through making connections with other researchers - often across disciplinary and national … [Read more...] about Summer 2016: piirus.ac.uk members seeking collaboration
This blogpost is an excerpt from our guide to preparing for academic consultancy. The full guide covers such topics as the current climate for early career academics, the ways that consultancy differs from research and attributes of a great academic consultant. Here are the ten actions that will help you to prepare for consultancy work that it … [Read more...] about 10 actions that will help you get ready for consultancy work
This blogpost is an excerpt from our excellent guide: “Preparing for Academic Consultancy: what you need to know“ You can also find out more about academic consultancy in a recent blogpost with reflections from one of our correspondents. Changing work patterns are making a big impact on academic careers. Consultancy opportunities are becoming an … [Read more...] about What is academic consultancy?
Most of the time, our research fascinates and encapsulates us. It is vibrant and original and we want everyone to hear about it. Yet on some days, everyone else’s work seems so much more interesting. We all know how important it is to keep our ideas fresh, but everyone gets stuck in a rut now and then, especially when we don’t have the time or energy to work … [Read more...] about Connecting researchers to great opportunities: exploring and expanding your research interests