Nature Journal Editor Workshop – 29 July

‘Nature: the journal, review process and publishing group’
Dr Ritu Dhand – Chief Biological Sciences Editor for Nature
Friday 29th July, 10.40am – 12pm, Michael Smith Lecture Theatre

Ritu will provide an insight into the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary science journal, with particular focus on publishing in the area of biological sciences. The session will begin with a welcome message from Cay Kielty (Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Life Sciences). Staff from all Faculties are welcome to attend.

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IndiaBioscience present at the University of Manchester

Thursday 28 July 12:00 – 13:00 (then lunch provided)
Alan Turing Building room G107

‘Avenues for pursuing research in India’
Swetha Suresh, PhD
Associate Director for IndiaBioscience
National Centre for Biological Science (NCBS)

Dr Suresh will discuss:
1. Opportunities for researchers in India – Fellowships, New Institutes and Funding.
2. Young Investigator Meeting and mentoring for researchers interested in establishing a career in India.
3. Online resources for Indian biologists (junior and senior, working in India or abroad) to unite as a community- to find and exchange information, to make new contacts, find collaborators and to share perspectives.

Target audience:
Biosciences research students, research staff and academic staff interested in starting a research career in India or interested in up-to-date information about the research environment in India.

Book your place at this event with an email to Kelly.hoyle@manchester.ac.uk with your name, institution and current position.

Find out more about IndiaBioscience through their website: www.IndiaBioscience.org