The Loughborough University Research Staff Association recently held a briefing session for those considering applying for the VC’s Fellowship posts. The PVCR, Steve Rothberg, provided a flavour of the rationale for the posts and expectations of the scheme, followed by questions from the audience. Please find further information to support you should you be considering applying:

Finally, if you have ideas for future LURSA events, or would like to be involved as a School rep or on the committee, please contact a local member of the team.

Questions and Answers about being a Loughborough University researcher Rob Allan, Director of Human Resources at Loughborough University answered some important questions about being employed as a researcher, including information relating to contracts, redundancy, workloads models and career development.
Promoting Your Research: Engaging with the Media A presentation by Alison Barlow from Loughborough University Public Relations on how to promote your research in the media.
Data Management Planning Presentation from Angus Whyte of Edinburgh on data management planning.
RCUK Briefing on Maternity, Paternity and Adoptive Leave and Pay Guidelines on maternity, paternity and adoptive leave from the Research Councils UK
Video guides to using LUPIN Help for using LUPIN, the system for Loughborough University researchers and academics to record publications and research outputs.
Loughborough redeployment information Information for researchers about the Loughborough University redeployment process.
Advertising your latest research in email signatures Details for using a web based tool that can help promote publications from the LUPIN system in email signatures, personal web pages, social media, etc.