ECR Awayday Manchester, Tuesday 2nd July 2019


Registration is open for our upcoming ECR Awayday which will focus on ECR Career progression on 2nd July 2019 at Manchester University.

The event starts with registrations and coffee at 9:45am to start at 10am and will close at 5pm 2nd July.

Early Career Researcher Meeting Fund

The UKCCSRC ECR Meeting Fund will be available for this event. You can find out more information and apply here

Data Protection

The information you enter on this form will only be used for the purposes of organising this event. Members of the UKCCSRC team may contact you with information about the event, using the details you have provided, in the run up to, and for a short time after, the event. We will delete your personal data from the registration form following the event.


Photographs and/or filming will take place throughout the events advertised above. The images will be used for publicity or other purposes to help achieve the UKCCSRC’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), use in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed or filmed, please speak to a member of UKCCSRC staff when you arrive at the event.



Time Activity Session lead
9:45 - 10:00 Arrivals and registration UKCCSRC secretariat
10:00 - 10:15 Welcome Professor Robin Irons
10:15 - 10:30 Ice Breaker UKCCSRC Secretariat
10:30 - 11:30

Perfecting your ‘Verbal Business Card’

Making sure you’re ready when that unmissable networking opportunity arises.

Dr Simon Brown (P2T Consulting Ltd)
11:30 - 11:45 Break  
11:45 - 13:00

How we got to where we are now

Hear the do’s, don’ts, trials and tribulations from people who have built successful CCS related careers.

Dr Clair Gough (The University of Manchester)

Jack Miller (POST: Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology)

Dr Bryony Livesey (Costain)

Dr Solomon Brown (The University of Sheffield)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00

Making the most of UKCCSRC opportunities

Are you taking full advantage of the UKCCSRC and the opportunities we offer? Hear from people who have and how it has benefited them.

UKCCSRC Secretariat

Gang Wang (Heriot-Watt University)

Masoud Ahmadinia (Coventry University)

Dr Carolina Font Palma (University of Chester)

Pooya Hoisenpoori (Imperial College London)

Yongliang Yan (Cranfield University)

Hisham Al-Baroudi (Cranfield University)

15:00 - 15:45

Verbal Business Card feedback  

You’ve crafted your Verbal Business Card - now let’s put to the test! Get (friendly) feedback from fellow attendees and speakers.

Dr Simon Brown (P2T Consulting Ltd)

UKCCSRC Secretariat

15:45 - 16:00 Break  

16:00 - 16:45 (Parallel Sessions)

Grant Writing skills

From the submitter and assessor point of view.

Professor Robin Irons 

Dr Solomon Brown



UKCCSRC opportunities: your application

Dr Bruce Adderley 
16:45 - 17:00 Close and feedback




Event date: 
Tuesday, July 02, 2019 9:45 am to 5:00 pm
Venue address: 
Pariser Building, Sackville Street
The University of Manchester
M1 3BB
United Kingdom
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