Events


NIHR BRC Education Training and Development Fund Open Call

SoAR offers research grants of up to £750 to enable NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) aligned junior investigators and research staff to access training, education and career development opportunities.This includes both research delivery staff and researchers.

Download an application form and information sheet here.

For details and to apply email: SoAR@uhs.nhs.uk.


Free Training and Development Event: ThinkWrite Quality Papers

The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Southampton in collaboration with the Southampton Academy of Research (SoAR) are proud to present the second of four training events in support of education, training and career development of Early Career Researchers (ECRs) within the Biomedical Research Centre Southampton.

  • Where: Virtual event - Zoom platform
  • When: Tuesday 19 January 2021
  • Time: 09:00 – 12:30 hrs

Find out more and apply 


SoAR Annual Induction Day

SoAR, in collaboration with the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), runs an annual Welcome and Induction Event for all recently appointed NIHR Academy Members, Trust Research Fellows (CARP/PCAF/Internships), and SoCATs trainees.  

This event will be a great opportunity to network, meet others in exactly the same position as you, learn about opportunities and support available and a whole lot more.You will meet individuals in the Trust with responsibility for supporting people like you.

It is highly recommended you attend the induction, and for BRC trainees it is a requirement of your training programme.

Please don’t hesitate to contact SoAR@uhs.nhs.uk if you have any queries.


Shut up and Write days

Dedicated writing time - get all those academic papers off the back burner and into journals. This group is for writing support. We know we’re not alone!

  • 20th November, 9am-5pm

  • 18th December, 9am-5pm

  • 15th January, 9am-5pm

  • 19th February, 9am-5pm

  • 19th March, 9am-5pm

  • 16th April, 9am-5pm

  • 21st May, 9am-5pm