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What do you want to be known for?

David Towsey describes an unexpected collaboration formed in the months since his participation at Welsh Crucible 2017. “What do you want to be known for?” That was just one of the many questions posed to our cohort over the course of Welsh Crucible 2017. It’s the kind of question you might expect at a job interview: “Where

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Welsh Crucible opens 2018 call for applications

“Game-changing” Welsh Crucible programme opens latest round of recruitment for exceptional researchers across Wales. Welsh Crucible is urging exceptional researchers from across Wales to apply for this year’s award-winning programme. Now in its eighth year, the programme will offer early- and mid-career researchers the chance to build their personal, professional and leadership skills with a

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From small acorns

Aditee Mitra from Welsh Crucible 2012 has been awarded a €2.88 million Horizon 2020 grant. Here Aditee explains how Welsh Crucible was instrumental in this recent success.   I applied for a place in the Welsh Crucible in 2012. I was hoping that the Welsh Crucible would help me re-launch my career in science after

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Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales Award Winners Announced

An innovative project exploring experiences of infertility through arts workshops has won the Welsh Crucible/Learned Society of Wales Award for the Best Collaborative Welsh Crucible Project 2011-2015. The award was presented to the PI of the winning project, Dr Sofia Gameiro, at the Welsh Crucible 2017 Lab 3 dinner in Swansea in the presence of

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Welsh Crucible 2017

We were delighted to welcome aspiring research leaders from across Wales to the first stage of the Welsh Crucible Programme in Cardiff at the end of May.  Applications to the programme increased again this year and have brought a diverse and interesting mix of disciplines.  We’re looking forward to another great year!

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