Rothamsted Research (Harpenden) is looking for a Digital Communications Manager within the communications team. Closing date is 17 July 2017; interviews are 27-28 July; salary is between £29,842 – £37,890 dependent on experience; details (including “Job Description and Person Spec” and online application) can be found here.
It is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled individual to support the institute’s digital communications plans under the direction of the Head of Communications at Rothamsted Research. Operating within a team, the successful candidate will deliver effective online communication across internal and external stakeholder groups, will help to ensure that the institute website is a visually and editorially engaging parallel of the institute itself and provide support for various web-based projects throughout the organisation. (more…)
On June 27th and 28th, the HEIRRI project
will be presented at the conference “Connecting Higher Education: International perspectives on research-based education
” celebrated in London and organised by University College London (UCL). HEIRRI will be part on the symposium “(Re)Orienting research-based education towards a responsible research and innovation perspective”, moderated by Catherine O’Mahony
and with the presentations from Melanie Smallman
(RRI Tools project), Valentina Tassone
(EnRRICH project) and the HEIRRI project manager, Núria Saladié
Representing the HEIRRI project, Núria Saladié will present the recent advancements on the developing of teaching materials. The session will be split in two halves, one being the presentations of projects and the other being a dynamic part of discussion.
The Houston Chronicle, one of the largest newspapers in the U.S., is looking for an enterprising reporter to cover NASA and space science. Houston has a five-decade history with space exploration and the legendary Johnson Space Center headquarters.
Further, Houston and Texas will play a big part of space exploration and research in the 21st century – with a licensed spaceport in the works and Elon Musk’s Space X initiative setting roots in the Lone Star State. Houstonians have a deep interest in space science, technology and space exploration. The city is a diverse, international metropolitan area anchored by some of the world’s largest energy companies, celebrated health institutions, fast-growing technology sector and the nation’s second-largest port. (more…)
The European project HEIRRI (Higher Education Institutions and Responsible Research and Innovation), coordinated by Gema Revuelta, director of the Studies Centre on Science, Communication and Society (SCS-UPF), from the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (DCEXS-UPF), meets on 22 and 23 of June in Vienna. The meeting is hosted by the HEIRRI partner Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS).
This meeting will be a key moment to discuss important issues for the HEIRRI project, such as the Internationalisation Call for Scholarships, the teaching materials following the training programmes, and the coming pilots. Other issues that will be discussed are the Exploitation potential of the project or the partnership with museums, together with the communication actions of HEIRRI and the boosting of the Forum Online. (more…)