Anne Cameron

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  • How to sell yourself and feel ok about it

    I've talked to quite a few people recently who've said they find it really hard to 'sell themselves' in applications and interviews, so I thought I'd share a few thoughts on what this actually means and some tips for making...

  • Personal Statements for Academic Jobs

    I first published this post in 2015, but I've given it a little refresh for 2020, based on my experience of having read many personal statements for academic jobs, and heard academic recruiters talking about what helps to make a...

  • Future skills for researchers

    As the current climate provides an ideal space (and excuse!) to listen to podcasts, I spent some time this morning listening to and reflecting on this podcast by Vitae and Taylor and Francis on the skills researchers will need in...

  • Becoming a Research Fellow

    Dr Antoine Buchard from the Department of Chemistry shares his experience of applying for a Royal Society University Research Fellowship. 1) What is the focus of your research? The focus of my research is the synthesis of polymers, which are...

  • Just finishing your PhD?

    I'm aware that at this time of year some of our PhD students may be in the final stages of writing up their PhD or have recently submitted. The final stages of a PhD can be an emotional rollercoaster: the...

  • Research Alumni Case Study - Software Engineering

    Researcher Alumni Case Study – James Cave Software Engineer at MathWorks, Cambridge What do you do day-to-day in your current role? I work on the development of MATLAB’s Parallel Computing Toolbox, which allows you to scale up your code over...

  • Working as a researcher in the South West

    I often have conversations with researchers who are wanting to work in the South West, whether due to family commitments or other personal or professional needs or preferences. Here are some of the things I say most often in those...