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DO Fund logoDevelopment Opportunities Fund open for applications

The DO Fund is an opportunity for Research Staff in the Faculty of Engineering to apply for up to £250 to help career development.  Applications close at 12:00 midday on 19th February 2018.  For more information, see the ERS DO Fund page.

2017 Syposium Winners

The DO Fund gave me the opportunity ... to meet several distinguished academics, industrialists and researchers. It helped widen my network ... and led to further collaborations. 


The Engineering Researcher Society (ERS) is a mutual body providing a VOICE for all early career researchers, including postdoctoral and contract research staff, across all departments within the Faculty of Engineering; providing Development Opportunities (DO) and also promoting a COMMUNITY for networking and socialising.

Want to find out more or get involved? Contact the ERS secretary!

Our annual DO Fund initiative provides flexible bursaries available that can be used in a variety of ways to advance your professional development. Our fourth round ran in January / February 2017, 7 of the 19 applications were funded.  We will run the DO fund again in early 2018 - watch out for notification in January!

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