APECS @ IUGG Career Development Workshop, 27th June, Melbourne

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APECS @ IUGG Career Development Workshop, 27th June, Melbourne

Atkinson, Helen

APECS is pleased to announce a forthcoming Career Development Workshop in association with the General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in Melbourne, Australia, on Monday 27th June 2011.

Whilst the workshop will have a polar theme, it is open to all early career researchers. Participants will learn from experienced mentors, developing the transferrable skills vital for a successful career in polar science which are not necessarily taught in all Universities or Research Institutions. An exciting schedule of plenary lectures, hands-on breakout sessions and panel discussions will make this a highly informative and enjoyable day for all early career researchers!
Specific subjects to be addressed are:
* science communication and working with the media
* managing polar research projects and international collaborations
* writing proposals and finding funding
* using video and animations to present your research
* non-academic careers in polar science.

In addition to sharing expertise in the skills required to succeed in polar science, this workshop will also provide an opportunity for international networking and a platform for potential future collaborations, both fundamentally important for the future of polar science.

For more information, please visit our website apecs.is/workshops/iugg-2011<http://apecs.is/workshops/iugg-2011>
or contact the workshop organising committee directly @ EMAIL(Sian's or separate?).

We look forward to welcoming you to Melbourne in June!--
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