The Early Career Network Webinar - December 2023

The Early Career Network Webinar - December 2023

The Early Career Academic Network at BAM will be organising a monthly online network session that will be held online over Zoom. In the last academic year we held a monthly online session, it is informal in nature for the early career academic community at BAM. This session will be titled 'Starting Afresh in 2024: Academic Goal Setting for the Year Ahead' with an invited senior academics to talk questions and contribute to the informal conversation.

Session Theme:

Starting Afresh in 2024: Academic Goal Setting for the Year Ahead

Get ready to make 2024 your year of academic success by signing up for this webinar and kickstarting the new year with a clear vision. Join this relaxed and friendly webinar as the ECA Network discuss how to stay motivated, overcome challenges, and set ambitious yet achievable goals for the academic year ahead. In this engaging and interactive session, we'll discuss strategies for effective goal setting, time management, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Register now and let our fantastic guest speaker, Dr Katharina De Vita, inspire you with their insights and experiences, so you can hit the ground running in 2024.

Event Hosts:

Early Career Academic Network - Dr Rebecca Beech, Mollie Bryde-Evens and Dr Sahar Bakr.

Guest Speaker:

Dr Katharina De Vita

Dr Katharina De Vita

Associate Professor in Creativity and Innovation, University of Greenwich

Dr Katharina De Vita is Associate Professor in Creativity and Innovation as well as Faculty Senior Tutor in Greenwich Business School. Katharina provides strategic leadership for the faculty on a wide range of critical aspects of student success, including the development and enhancement of the curriculum and of university policies, and the establishment of initiatives in Teaching and Learning (T&L). As a committee member of the Scholarship Excellence in Business Education (SEBE) group and lead for the Students as Peers Special Interest Group, she supports staff development and champions excellence in T&L. Katharina is Senior Fellow (SFHEA) and member of the Board of The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) Special Interest Group for Teaching and Coaching and Governor of Barking and Dagenham College. Her research and scholarly activity outputs cover pedagogic research, discipline-based research (innovation management) and engagement with practice and industry. Prior to joining the University of Greenwich, Katharina worked for 7 years at the University of Cambridge. During her time at the University of Cambridge, she was academic lead of an Innovate UK project. Currently, Katharina is guest editor for a R&D Management special issue. Katharina completed her EPSRC-funded PhD at the University of Cambridge and holds a MSc in Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (distinction) and a BA (Hons) in International Business from the University of Greenwich (first class).

Who should attend?

The early career academic network's community of early career academics - last year of their PhD and 5 years post PhD.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain rich insights
  • Develop network
  • Informal space to culminate new ideas and converse