Research Staff Committee
Meet your CMVM research staff committee and find out more about how we are improving the ECR culture and opportunities within the College.
The CMVM Research Staff Committee (RSC) brings together College and University academic and professional staff involved with the support and training of early career research (ECR) staff with representatives of the ECR community, to discuss and develop issues relating to researcher experience and support.
The role of the committee is to develop and co-ordinate support for ECRs and to disseminate information relating to ECR experience for the College.
Aims of the Committee
To maintain, assure and improve
(1) Quality of ECR support and provision across the College, both for the role in CMVM and in preparation for the next career stage, in line with the University commitment to the Concordat for the Career Development of Researchers.
(2) Equality of ECR experience and opportunity across the College.
(3) Support for staff involved in ECR training across the College.
Purpose of the Committee
To bring together College and University academic and professional staff involved with the support and training of early career research (ECR) staff together with representatives of the ECR community. Meetings are focused on discussing useful initiatives and improving issues relating to researcher experience and support.
The role of the committee is to develop and co-ordinate support for ECRs and to disseminate information relating to ECR experience (including Training & Development, Careers in and beyond Academia, Funding, Translational & Entrepreneurship Opportunities, Health and Wellbeing, Research Culture, Citizenship, Teaching Opportunities and Accreditation, Mentoring, Equality, Diversity and Integration, Open Science, Widening Participation, Public Engagement) for the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.
Members of the Committee
Gillian Gray (Co-Chair. Head of Early Career Researcher Experience, Edinburgh Medical School)
Joe Rainger (Co-Chair. Co-Head of Early Career Researcher Experience, Easter-Bush Campus)
Lorraine Jackson (College Research Office)
Researcher Development Manager, Institute of Academic Development
Director of Postgraduate Student and Early Career Researcher Experience, CMVM
Research Information Manager, Research Office, CMVM
Researcher Development Concordat Rep, CMVM
ECR Clinical Rep, CMVM
Post-Doctoral Society members representing:
- BioQuarter Postdoc Society
- Institute for Genetics and Cancer PODS
- Easter Bush Post-Doctoral Committee
- George Square Postdoc Society
Key contacts and links
RSC email: CMVMResearchStaff@ed.ac.uk