SSA Early Career Researcher Network

The SSA Early Career Research Network supports people working in addiction research. It is run by, and for, early career researchers and provides a series of events (initially online) covering key issues facing people at the beginning of their research career. These sessions will cover grant writing, publications, fellowships, academic promotions, building an academic CV and more.

Events will be open to post-doctoral researchers as well as PhD students. There is no limit on who is eligible, if you consider yourself to be an early career researcher and think that these events will help you, then please apply.

The Early Career Research Network is run by

  • Dr Inge Kersbergen
  • Dr Nathan Critchlow
  • Dr Sarah Fox
  • Dr Rob Calder

If you are interested in becoming involved in the Early Career Research Network, please contact

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SSA launches Early Career Research Network

The new SSA Early Career Research Network launches on 19 May, providing a series of (initially online) events designed to support PhD students and post-doc academics through the early stages of their addiction research careers. Run by people in the early stages of their own research, this new ECR network will cover topics on grant

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