The Women Researchers’ Mentoring Scheme (WRMS) aims to promote and facilitate professional development for women researchers working at UWE Bristol, helping them reach senior research roles. This scheme provides support to female staff (including those who identify as female or non-binary) to develop and strengthen their research portfolio, making them more able to compete for senior research roles alongside their male counterparts.
This scheme offers a specified number of mentoring opportunities, which aim to provide mentees with encouragement, support and advice from experienced colleagues in order to help the mentee realise their potential and fulfil their research career aspirations.
The new application cycle for the WRMS is now open. The scheme is open to all women in academic and research roles, employed by UWE Bristol, who wish to develop their careers.
The benefits of being involved in the scheme by becoming a mentor or mentee could assist your development and progression. The scheme will entail a nominated woman researcher being matched to a mentor, who can be a woman or man. Training will be provided to all new participants. The application deadline is Wednesday 18 January 2023.
Further details of the scheme including how to apply is available on the Women Researchers’ Mentoring Scheme staff intranet pages.