Upcoming Eurostars-2 cut-offs

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There are two upcoming cut-off dates in the Eurostars-2 programme: 14th September 2017 and 1st March 2018.

ITN 2017 evaluation results out

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 Since we felt the numbers didn’t reveal much information, we’ve had a look at them, run some calculations and will detail our observations in this post.

ETN Starting Guide - Part 2: Contracts

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Once the ESRs have been successfully recruited, it’s time to get their contracts prepared and signed. Employing an ESR requires slightly more paperwork in comparison to other jobs. However, the extra work required isn’t something that should deter any potential employers, after all it’s all part of the project. In this post we will be looking at the contract needed to be put in place to get your ESR started and what shouldn’t be forgotten when employing an ESR.

ETN Starting Guide - Part 1: Recruitment

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After giving you a good overview of the individual subjects in previous articles we are now continuing with our Starting Guide series to offer you some more concrete help with your projects. In this three-part-series we will be giving you tips on how to manage your projects in regard to the ESRs, starting with the recruitment process.

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) explained

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The definition of an ESR is rather short: “ESRs shall, at the time of recruitment by the host organisation, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.”