Over 80 universities and research institutions around the UK have hosted a Daphne Jackson Fellow

Events and courses

We will post details of relevant upcoming events and courses here

Courses at universities within the GW4 Alliance
The GW4 Alliance includes University of Bath, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and University of Exeter. The alliance is making research training opportunities and resources from across the four universities available to research staff. Staff at the universities will have the opportunity to access skills training delivered at other universities within the GW4 Alliance, subject to availability.

Daphne Jackson Fellows at these universities can access courses at other universities within the alliance.

For further details visit http://gw4.ac.uk/staff-development/


The Royal Society of Biology runs a range of courses to support career development. Daphne Jackson Fellows are eligible for reduced membership and course fees.

Courses include:

12.10.15 – Project Management – An Introduction, 09:30-17:00, London - A course for those who have recently become involved in or responsible for project management but who have limited or no experience or training.

16.11.15 – Persuasive Scientific Report Writing, 09:30 – 17:00, London - For writers of technical, scientific and other related reports or documents, who wish to improve their report and general document writing skills.


Upcoming Training Courses for current Daphne Jackson Fellows

Find out how one former Daphne Jackson Fellow has achieved a reasonable work-life balance and successfully returned to research in this summary of  the Q&A session with Dr Gillian Forrester (DJ Fellow '04-'07), work-life balance course, February 2014. 



2015 Dates


Presentation Skills

5th October 2015


Presentation Skills

12th October 2015


Media & PR Skills

6th November 2015


Media & PR Skills

13th November 2015