PERCAT Teaching Opportunities

15th September (9 – 11 am) in IBR Seminar Room

Following on from last year’s successful event, it is clear that many in PERCAT would like the opportunity to teach within the College of MDS.  This workshop presents the range of teaching opportunities we hope to fill in the next academic year. If you are interested in teaching then training is available. Continue reading


Postdoctoral/Early Researcher Career Development and Training Research Gala

We are pleased to announce the Postdoctoral/Early Researcher Career Development and Training Research Gala will be held on Thursday, 19th November 2015 in the Great  Hall, Aston Webb, University of Birmingham.  This event is in collaboration with Birmingham City University and Aston University.

Registration is free, please complete the online form to register for the Gala.  Registration will close on Monday, 9th November. Continue reading


Great Hall Gala October 2014 Professor laura Piddock - Keynote talk Gala October 2014 Roy Bicknell opening Gala October 2014

This year’s PERCAT Research Gala was held on Thursday 2 October 2014 in The Great Hall, Aston Webb Building. The event was a collaboration between the College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences and the University of Nottingham.
We received over 50 abstracts from which our team of Postdoc reps shortlisted 10 oral presentations over the three institutions. Professor Laura Piddock gave a fascinating key note talk on Antibiotic Resistance: What does it mean to you and why should I care? Following on from Laura’s inspiring talk, Continue reading

PERCAT Teaching opportunities

PERCAT Teaching opportunities in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Monday 15 September (9.00 – 1.00) Room N143 IBR Seminar Room,  CMDS

Tuesday 23 September  – Second training sessions

These workshops present the range of teaching opportunities PERCAT hopes to fill in the following year.

Training will be delivered in four areas (‘Learning from lectures’, ‘Facilitating small group teaching’, ‘Facilitating lab-based practicals’ and ‘One-to-one teaching’ (With a focus on research projects).  These are all CLAD accredited, so can contribute to the Introduction to Learning and Teaching’ programme if this is something you would like to explore in the future (More info at Continue reading

Upcoming PERCAT events

The next PERCAT Masterclass – Career Opportunities in Schools will be held on Wednesday 7 May 1.00-2.00 pm N143 IBR Seminar Room  

This Masterclass will be delivered by Tony Evans and Helen Wood – Head and Deputy Head of Prince Henry’s School, Evesham.

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Open to all – registration is required for this event.


Places still available for the next PERCAT Scriptoria Scientific Writing Workshop 9-10 June

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