We are the UK's leading organisation dedicated to realising the potential of scientists and engineers returning to research following a career break
Dr Marjorie Gibbons is returning to research at the University of Bath with a Daphne Jackson Fellowship sponsored by the Biochemical Society. She is investigating the effect of hyperglycemia on proteins of the immune system. Recently she spoke to Dr Cat Ball, Policy Advisor at the Biochemical Society about returning to research following a 16 year career break, and how the Daphne Jackson Fellowship is helping her. The article appears in the latest issue of the Biochemist and can be downloaded here.
The Daphne Jackson Trust is delighted to announce that Dr Teresa Anderson, Director of the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, University of Manchester, is the Trust's new Chair of Board. Teresa took up the position on 1st March 2015. The existing Board of Trustees will expand further in April, when 8 additional Trustees take up their appointments. Read on to find out more.
The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:
• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust