Establish your successful research career
at the ECR Workshop
Navigate the grants process and the changing research landscape
ECR20 gives you need-to-know info for developing your research career: avoiding common pitfalls, grasping opportunities and building your network.
Designed by ECRs for ECRs, this one-day workshop covers research funding applications, grant proposals and navigating the changing and complex research landscape – all explored in a supportive environment.
Applications are welcome from students finishing PhDs, postdocs and academics with up to five years of service since beginning their first appointment.
There are only 40 places available at this September’s ECR20 and the deadline for applications is 31 May 2020! Successful applicants will be invited to complete their booking after the deadline.
Work with experienced academics who have recent, relevant experience that is applicable to your career stage.
Become part of a more strongly-connected ECR network of peers who will grow with you throughout your career.
This has been designed by ECRs for ECRs to develop your understanding of key challenges and opportunities – and how to make the most of them.
Learn to the tips, tricks and skills needed for maximising grant application success and navigating the changing research landscape.
Professor Barry Nelson (Northwestern University, Chicago) has agreed to speak at the workshop, prior to his plenary session at OR62. Barry is an inspiring example of someone who has forged a research career fusing scientific depth with real-world impact.
Kevin Glazebrook (Chair)
Professor at Lancaster University
Reader at Strathclyde Business School
Professor at Otto Beisheim
Director of CORMSIS
Portfolio Manager at EPSRC
Lucy Morgan - ECR Lead Organiser
Lecturer at Lancaster University
Nursen Aydin - Support Lead
Associate Professor at University of Warwick
Geraint Palmer (Cardiff), Mengyuan Xiang (Edinburgh), Mahdi Doostmohammadi (Strathclyde), Vuong Phan (Southampton) and Ilkka Leppanen (Loughborough).
OR62 brings the UK and international OR community together under one roof.
Date: 15 – 17 September 2020
Venue: The University of Warwick
Stay current with the latest developments in OR and analytics, network with big names, share knowledge through presenting and build skills at workshops.