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Happy new year 2019 on behalf of the OxRSS Committee!.


*New!* issue of Connections, the OxRSS newsletter


Connections is a newsletter published every term with updates on events, training, funding deadlines and other initiatives, featured researcher profiles, and other information that will be of interest to research staff. Any comments, feedback, or suggestions on the newsletter would be very welcome.


To keep up to date with our events, 'like' Oxford Research Staff Society on Facebook or sign up to our mailing list.


 Sat 12th Jan, - 1:45-2:15pm. Free swimming class for babies and toddlers with Water Babies Company. Multi-award winning baby swimming classes taught by world-class instructors,  Witney Community Primary School. Please email chasethefishy@waterbabaies.co.uk  

Friday 18th Jan,– 12.30pm election of new Voice Co-Chair, held at the Oxford Learning Institute.  Please respond to robin.meyer@ling-phil.ox.ac.uk

Thurs 31 Jan - 9am-2pm:   Welcome event for New Researchers, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus. Sign up here https://www.ox.ac.uk/research/support-researchers/new-oxford?wssl=1

Thurs 31 Jan - 6pm: OxRSS End of Month social at the University Club (Mansfield Road). Please email Lorraine.mumtaz@ndm.ox.ac.uk if you wish to attend.


 Sat  9th Feb - 1:45-2:15pm: Free swimming class for babies and toddlers with Water Babies Company. In the pool at Witney Community Primary School, Please email chasethatfishy@waterbabies.co.uk

 Thurs 21st Feb - 12:00-15:00: Get together Lunch at The Butchers Arms Pub Headington. For registration please contact Liliana.cifuentesgutierrez@ndorms.ox.ac.uk

 Thurs 28th Feb - 6pm: OxRSS End of Month social at the University Club (Mansfield Road).


 Wednesday 13th  March - 6.30pmDinner at Christ Church College, Mackenzie Room.   Save the date. Information about tickets coming soon

 Wednesday 20th March – 9:00- 5pm:  Careers Conference for Researchers: Options beyond or alongside Academia. Manor Road Building.

Speakers who are former researchers, employability skills workshops, and a networking lunch with employers keen to recruit researchers make this an ideal opportunity to explore a wide range of career options. Research staff and late-stage DPhil students from all disciplines welcome! Registration for postdocs and other research staff opened on 14th December 2018,and for DPhil students on 18th January 2019.

This is a very popular event.

Book your spot early via CareerConnect.

 Sat 23rd March - 9am -12.30pm:  St Cross College Get together Saturday brunch, continental and English breakfast. Further details to follow.  

For registration please contact Liliana.cifuentesgutierrez@ndorms.ox.ac.uk

  Upcoming events include

 April - Easter egg hunt/ family service with Oxford Pastorate at Harris Manchester College                                                                  

 June – Family friendly mini adventure with toddlers arranged with Toddler Sense Oxford North.

 Further details to come soon.  


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