News

Our research teams achieve some remarkable things. The news page is intended to tell you about just some of those achievements.

Back

2018/19 Springboard Programme

14 September 2018

2018/19 Springboard Programme 

 

led by Professor Catherine Pope

NIHR CLAHRC Wessex

 

Springboard is a personal development programme for women that has run in over 30 countries. It offers an opportunity to focus on your work and personal life, and builds on your experience and your individual context to help you to make good decisions and set objectives.


The programme includes:

  • 4 one-day workshops - you MUST be able to attend ALL 4 days
  • A personal workbook
  • Inspirational women guest speakers
  • Opportunity to create a supportive network of women researchers within the NIHR CLAHRCs and wider research community.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding your personal values and skills
  • Getting support
  • Dealing with change, feelings, and stress
  • Assertiveness and confidence
  • Goal setting
  • Listening and making an impact
  • Balancing work lives better to achieve your potential.

 

Who can attend?
Springboard is women-only. Other programmes may not address specific issues for women and we have found that women researchers have many issues in common and get a huge boost by discovering they are ‘not the only one’. 

The 2018/19 programme is open to Women from the NIHR CLAHRCs, particularly CLAHRC trainees. The cost is £250 per place.

The Springboard programme also welcomes trans women, please contact Catherine Pope if you have particular circumstances which mean you need additional information.

Find out more about the Springboard Women's Development Programme on the Springboard Consultancy website. If you are a man interested in a similar programme, there is one called Navigatorand the website provides contact details for course organisers.

 

Book now by completing the registration form as soon as possible.
 

 

 

2018/19 Springboard dates:

19 October 2018

19 November 2018

14 December 2018

14 January 2019


All sessions will be located at University of Southampton, Wide Lane, Eastleigh
SO50 5PE
 
For further information contact WessexCLAHRC@soton.ac.uk

 

 

Let’s talk about Frailty – Vivienne Windle and Dr Melinda Taylor

Reading the report on the frailty project, it turns out that people the medical profession consider to be frail don’t see it that way at all.  People will describe themselves as elderly, or as sufferers of a particular illness, but respondents to a research project on frailty were quite frank about not thinking ‘frail’ applied to them. read blog >

Qualitative Skills Masterclass
Mon 26th November 09:00-16:00
Chilworth, Southampton

Find out more >

Patient and public involvement is vital to the success of the CLAHRC.

We would be pleased to hear from you if you are interested in becoming involved in our research and implementation.

How can I get involved?