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What should the #ECRchat topic for April 11th 2013 be?

This chat will be hosted by Nikola Bowden on Thursday 11th April 2013. UK chat time 11:00-12:00 (BST); Europe chat time 12:00-13:00 (CEST); Australia chat time 20:00-21:00 (EDT).

The healthy working topics seemed to strike a chord last time, so we are polling a few more of them this week. Pick your favourite

Let us know if there is an important topic you think we have missed, or if you would like to host a chat in the future!

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Topic for Live Chat Thursday November 22nd

The next live chat is Thursday 22nd November at 10:00-11:00 in the UK (GMT), 11:00-12:00 in Europe (CET), and 21:00-22:00 in Australia (EDST).

This chat will be hosted by Liz Gloyn, a Teaching Fellow in Latin Literature at the University of Birmingham; her research interests focus on the intersections between classical Latin literature, ancient philosophy and gender studies. She can be found on Twitter as @lizgloyn, and blogs at Classically Inclined.

This week we are revisiting the ‘family’ theme, with potential topics surrounding parenting, caring for other family members, and creating family-friendly working environments.

The poll is now closed. The winning topic for this week’s chat is “deciding when to start a family”.

Please get in touch if you would like to host a chat or suggest a topic!

Looking forward to chatting with you all again!


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Topic for live chat Thursday October 25

The next live chat is Thursday 25th October at 11:00-12:00 in the UK (BST), 12:00-13:00 in Europe (CEST), and 21:00-22:00 in Australia (EDST).

Dr Charlotte Mathieson is a Research Fellow at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Advanced Study where she works on public engagement and ECR support, alongside researching and teaching 19th century literature. She runs the Researcher Life blog for Warwick ECRs and blogs about her research here. You can follow her on Twitter.

Last week’s discussion of social media left many questions unexplored, so Charlotte has kindly agreed to carry it over into this next chat. What should we focus on?