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Summer Vacation Research Competition 2021 Q&A Session

Are you considering applying for the Summer Vacation Research Competition 2021 but unsure where to start? Or do you have a great idea but also practical concerns? Then come along to the Summer Vacation Research Competition 2021 Q&A Session, which will be held online on Thursday, 21 January 2021 from 1300-1400.

Participating in this competition, which is now in its fourth year, is a great way to boost your career and the initiative is being generously supported by the Careers and Employability Service, the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research & Innovation, the Divisions, the Graduate and Researcher College, Research and Innovation Services, and the Signature Research Theme Leads. Use this virtual get-together to meet the event organisers and discover more about the skills you will develop through managing your own project and intern. You’ll also learn about what makes a successful submission and pick up some practical tips for your application.

Dr Helen Leech, the event’s co-founder with Dr Jennifer Leigh, said:

“Whether you have definitely decided to apply and have a project in mind or are still considering your options, why not join us for an informal chat in a supportive environment? We will endeavour to encourage and inspire you, and will suggest ways of maximising your chances of success.”

Details of the meeting have been sent to relevant staff – please contact svrc@kent.ac.uk if you do not receive this email.

We look forward to answering your questions at the session!