Welcome to the October edition of the Networks Newsletter. These monthly newsletters aim to keep all member networks updated with news describing how to get involved, as well as information of relevant events, services and new initiatives from the RSC Networks Team.
This months newsletter contains information about:
Our new events database
The outreach fund
Careers team update
Chemical Analysis Metadata Platform (ChAMP) project
Our prizes and awards: nominate now
Read top journals and ebooks for free
Our new events database: All our events at your fingertips
You only need to take one look at our Diary in RSC News every month to see just how many conferences, symposia, networking meetings, outreach activities and many more events we and our members organise every month. To make it easier for you to find out what is happening where and when, we have been making changes to our online events database.
We have implemented a new browse and search function that will make it easier for you to find what you are looking for. We have also changed the technology behind the database, so that an individual web page is automatically created for each event that is uploaded to the database.
To access the database and take a look at how you can search events by region and location or event type and date, visit www.rsc.org/events
Once you have tried out the new events website and database, we’d love to hear your feedback. It will help us improve the system to make sure it meets our community’s needs. So please let us know what you think by emailing email@example.com
All tiers are now open for funding. Find out more information about each of the tiers and how you can apply here
Careers Team update
The Careers team are running a Careers Hub in Lancaster, 13th
October. Members in the Lancaster area can book confidential one-to-one careers consultations on any of those days, and come along to a Profiles in Chemistry talk and Networking evening on Tuesday 14th
. Find out more and book for any of the events here
University of St Andrews
We’re also visiting the University of St Andrews to talk to students about getting their careers off the ground on 23rd
We’ll be in Burlington House on Tuesday 21st
October and Monday 27th
October. Members are welcome to book a careers consultation with us on ether of those dates. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we’ll let you know what times we have available.
Our annual online careers fair, ChemCareers is happening 10th
November. Get expert advice and explore your career options from the comfort and convenience of your own home. Discover the huge range of career opportunities available to you, and learn how to market yourself to employers in job applications and interviews.
As a prelude to the main event we’re running two webinars:
October – To postdoc or not to postdoc?
November – High potential, high growth industry: a look at small/medium size enterprises (SMEs)
Find out more and book here
Chemistry World Jobs live
Come and meet top employers and recruiters at Chemistry World Jobs Live
at Burlington House in London. Register online
to be sure of your place at this free event.
Chemical Analysis Metadata Platform (ChAMP) Project – Get involved!
A collaborative project between the University of North Florida and the Royal Society of Chemistry, the ChAMP project aims to develop standardized metadata, controlled vocabularies, and an ontology for the characterization of chemical analysis methodologies. The intent of ChAMP is to help organizations, business sectors, societies, and journal publishers in the area of chemical analysis formulate standards for reporting, annotating and semantically linking research on analytical methods and applications. Visit the project website at http://champ-project.org
Rewarding Excellence, Gaining Recognition
Achievements by individuals and teams in advancing the chemical sciences should be celebrated. That’s why we have over 80 prizes and awards
covering all areas of the chemical sciences. And our Industry & Technology Awards
, refocused for 2015, recognise outstanding innovation, community engagement, industry–academia collaborations, entrepreneurship and science in the chemical sciences industry. If you know someone who deserves recognition, nominate them
today. Or, if you have made a significant contribution to advancing the chemical sciences or chemical sciences industry, ask a Royal Society of Chemistry member to nominate you. Nominations close on 15 January 2015.
Read top journals and ebooks for free
Are you looking to maintain your professional development by keeping up with advances in your field? Read the latest developments via the Virtual Library
. Catalysis Letters from Springer, Tetrahedron from ScienceDirect and many more are free for members to browse and read the full text.
Thank you for reading ,and we hope you have a lovely week.
Marie, on behalf of the RSC Networks team