Dr Samuel Nyman, Psychology Dept and Ageing and Dementia Research Centre, is currently an NIHR Career Development Fellow. He was recently invited to present at the NIHR’s annual meeting for the NIHR faculty in
Leeds (14-15/11/2017). The focus of the meeting this year was, ‘Future Training for Future Health’.
Samuel was invited to present on his own personal career journey to date, and then join the discussion panel to discuss future challenges alongside Professor Chris Whitty (Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health), Dr Louise Wood (Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health), Professor Dave Jones (NIHR Dean for Faculty Trainees), Professor Ashley Adamson (NIHR Professor in Public Health Nutrition, Newcastle University), and Dr Katherine Sleeman (NIHR Clinician Scientist, King’s College London). It was great to network with other NIHR fellows, and to have stimulating discussions around what aspects facilitate career development and the future challenges and opportunities ahead for health research including Brexit.
Challenges in Research
Wednesday 24th February, 12pm-2pm
Second Floor, Executive Business Centre, Lansdowne Campus
Open to all Research Staff from across the Faculties, this event will aim to enlighten you about some of the issues you might encounter as a researcher. There will be two sets of parallel sessions running for 1 hour per session covering the following topics:
- Predatory publishing/Fake conference and editorial board
- Jenny Hall, Emma Crowley and Edwin van Teijlingen will be addressing the exponential growth in commercial (predatory) journals and ‘academic conferences’ over the past few years.
- They will be highlighting some of the available information/ resources to help the confused researcher in finding the most appropriate journal for their academic paper.
- The presenters between them have a wealth of experience in academic publishing, editing international journals, reviewing journal submissions as well as advising junior colleagues on developing their publication strategies.
- IP and Patents – Traps to avoid
- Contractual complications
- “How to navigate the BU process and sponsorship” by Jason Edwards
- “Lots of people think that sponsorship and funding is the same think” – Laura Purandare will talk about what sponsorship is and the main issues you might encounter and how to overcome them
- A Brief Introduction to Open Research Data and Research Data Management by Michael Board. The talk will cover:
- Open Research Data – BU researchers are increasingly expected to share their research data with other stakeholders. Find out about: the benefits of research data sharing, funder RDM requirements and the measures that can be taken to embargo research data if it is ethically or commercially sensitive.
- Research Data Management – BU is in the process of implementing a RDM system to enable its researchers to share their research data. Find out about: the key components of the RDM system that enables the deposition of research data into a data repository, and the features that make the data outputs accessible.
The sessions will be run by legal services along with library and research staff.
Further information about the timing of particular sessions will be posted closer to the time, as well as emailed out to anyone who has already pre-registered.
To register your place please click here