Within the SPRITE+ network, our Early Career Researchers (ECRs) are tackling important and challenging issues. They are using innovative methods; making new discoveries; asking important questions. They are the next generation of leaders. They are the Rising Stars.
Are you an ECR who would like to share your work with a growing community of digital TIP experts? Or do you know others doing great work that deserves to be showcased? We're seeking nominations from ECRs who are SPRITE+ Members or Expert Fellows to share their research stories as part of our Rising Stars series. Our Rising Stars features include a:
The SPRITE+ commnity is grwoing rapidly with over 750 members registered with us so far. Our membership includes academic researchers with diverse expertise including STEM, social sciences, arts and humanities disciplines as well as professional practitioners from government, law enforcement, large business, SMEs and civil society oraganisations.
Not registered as a SPRITE+ member yet? You can join the community (for free) here.
At SPRITE+ we define an ECRs as being either a PhD student, post-doc RA, or first position lecturer (within 5 years of PhD). If you do not fall into one of these groups, but would like your work to be featured in our newsletter, please get in touch to discuss the possibility of writing a ‘career journey’.
So far, we have featured some fantastic individuals:
Do you want to get involved? It's easy.
The ECR should send a short (no longer than 500 words) ‘research story’ and a photograph of themselves to us at firstname.lastname@example.org (please enter: ‘Surname.RisingStar’ in the subject box). The ‘research story’ should address the following points: Current position and experience to date
Call for Events is now open! We're supporting Members and Expert Fellows to lead activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital Economy. We will help to organise the activity with up to £5,000 to cover the associated costs.