Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network

The University of Wolverhampton is  proud to be part of the newly established  British Academy Early Career Researcher  (ECR) Network in the Midlands, led by the University of Birmingham,  and comprising of twelve Higher  Education Institutions.

The Network, which is being piloted over  the next two years, will be responsive to the career ambitions, needs, and  interests of ECRs in Humanities  and Social Sciences, through skills development, networking opportunities, research showcasing opportunities,  workshops, and events.

Dr Benjamin Halligan Director of the  Doctoral College and Academic Lead  for the Universitys contribution said:  “We are delighted to be part of the  British Academy initiative, which will  enable many opportunities for support  and advancement for our ECRs, and for networking with likeminded colleagues in  other universities. I’m looking forward to  working collaboratively with our partner  universities to take another step towards  providing wider engagement across the Midlands.”

The University will be offering a series  of sessions for network members, developed and run by the Faculty of Arts,  Business and Social Sciences and the  Doctoral College. For further information and  to join visit the British Academy website.

Humanities and social sciences researchers  who have completed their PhD qualification,  and who identify as an ECR (within ten years of their PhD award, taking into  consideration career breaks, parental and  medical leave periods, and other exceptional  circumstances) are invited to join the  network by completing this registration form.