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
Prosper Career Development Pilot: Ensuring a Diverse Cohort
As 75 postdocs from our three partner institutions join our second career development pilot, we reflect on the recruitment process and the make up of the final cohort.
Posted on: 26 May 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
Prosper – First Cohort Celebrates end of year
On Tuesday 29th March 2022, the Prosper Project celebrated the end of the first cohort of postdocs from the University of Liverpool with a virtual leaving event.
Posted on: 1 April 2022
Prosper recruits second cohort of Postdocs
Following a competitive application process, 86 postdocs from across the University of Liverpool, Lancaster University and University of Manchester have been invited to join Prosper’s second career development pilot, conditional on the agreement of PIs and funders.
Posted on: 13 January 2022
My Prosper Journey
Alex James, a chemistry postdoc and a member of our first Prosper cohort based at the University of Liverpool, has just landed a new job at a new materials start-up company called Puraffinity. In his blog he talks about his experience of Prosper and how it helped him prepare for and ultimately land his job.
Posted on: 26 November 2021
Reflections from the Prosper pilot
As we open recruitment for our second postdoc career development pilot, we hear from 3 postdocs from our current cohort at the University of Liverpool. Egidijus Kukstas, School of Physical Sciences, Smitha Maretvadakethope, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Blanca Perez Sepulveda, Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, reflect on their Prosper experiences so far.
Posted on: 23 August 2021
Prosper career development pilot: ensuring a diverse cohort
As 53 postdocs join our career development pilot, we reflect on the final make-up of this first cohort and the process of recruiting these participants
Posted on: 24 June 2021