Joint EPSRC & POST Postgraduate Initiative 2015

A three month secondment opportunity to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) open to EPSRC-funded PhD students.

POST is an office of the two Houses of Parliament charged with providing balanced and independent analyses of science and technology based issues of relevance to Parliament. During their time at Parliament, EPSRC / POST fellows will work on a policy topic grounded in science and technology.

All EPSRC-funded postgraduate students registered for a PhD or EngD (except first year students) who will still be studying in March 2015 are eligible.

HOW TO APPLY

Full details of how to apply and an application form are available on the Joint EPSRC and POST postgraduate initiative 2015 page.

3 Month Secondment Opportunity for EPSRC funded PhD students

The EPSRC has announced the 2014 call for applications for a three month secondment opportunity to the Parliamentary Office of Science and technology (POST) open to EPSRC funded PhD students.

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) is an office of the two Houses of Parliament (Commons and Lords), charged with providing balanced and independent analyses of science and technology based issues of relevance to Parliament.

During their time at Parliament, EPSRC/POST Fellows will work on a policy topic grounded in science and technology. Examples of previous topics include ‘ICT for Disabled People’ and ‘Livestock Super Farms’. Following the placement the fellow will be invited to write a short report for EPSRC detailing their work over the three months and the outcomes achieved.

All EPSRC funded postgraduate research students, except first year students, who will still be studying (receiving a stipend) in March 2014 are eligible.

The closing date is 4th October 2013.

Further details and how to apply can be found here: http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/fellows/other/Pages/post.aspx