Medicine, Dentistry and Health Research Staff Association

Welcome to the web pages of the Research Staff Association for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health. This society is for Post-Docs, contract research staff and for anybody interested in issues relating to Research Staff.

The aims of the Association are to:

  • Analyse career development needs and ways of improving career development for early career researchers
  • Develop meaningful links with the leaders of the Faculty
  • Improve communication, collaboration and social interaction between researchers

How to get in touch with us

  • e-mail: mdh-rsacommittee
  • Pigeon hole in front of Porter’s desk (or give to Porter)
  • Or contact any committee member

We are now on Facebook! Keep up to date with what is happening here



The Think Ahead Blog is a cross-faculty blog discussing a variety of topics important for research staff, e.g.

Looking to apply for fellowships?

Should I be volunteering to boost my professional development?

Should I strive for perfection?

The great debate: success or happiness?

And many more...

Society News

Congratulations to Claire Garwood, current president of the MDHRSA, who has recently been awarded a Junior Research Fellowship from the Alzheimer's Society

Congratulations to Dan Kelly on winning the Endocrine Society's presidential award and making the BBC news: