"postdoctoral researcher" blog posts
An evaluation of Prosper's second career development pilot
Prosper’s second career development pilot cohort – involving over 120 postdocs across the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester and Lancaster University – ended in February 2023.
Posted on: 7 February 2024
Life as a Researcher doesn't have to mean Life as an Academic
As we finalise preparations for our first ‘business as usual’ Prosper career development cohort at the University of Liverpool in 2024, we find ourselves reflecting on our two pilot cohorts, and what we learned along the way.
Posted on: 24 January 2024
Prosper’s Second Cohort Celebrates End of Year
On Wednesday 15th February 2023, Prosper marked the successful completion of our second year-long career development pilot.
Posted on: 24 February 2023
Reflect, Explore, Act – An Evaluation of the First Prosper Pilot
As we publish our comprehensive evaluation of Prosper’s first career development pilot cohort, we take a look at some of the key findings, and explore the impact of the pilot on participants’ confidence, perceptions, aspirations and behaviours.
Posted on: 12 October 2022
Recording and Reflecting on Prosper: A Snapshot Analysis of the Cohort Journals
As our first cohort of 53 postdocs from the University of Liverpool finish their year on our pilot cohort Dr Tamara West, one of our Research Staff Developers, reflects on the role of journaling and offers some insights from an analysis of journal entries.
Posted on: 11 April 2022