My Life, My Work: Michael Secker

My Life, My Work: Michael Secker

“It’s a really good thing for diversity and inclusion that the University has been such an easy place to make the transition to part time work so I can help look after my daughter.”.”

Michael Secker works in Engineering as the FARSCOPE CDT (Centre for Doctoral Training) Administrator, supporting PhD researchers in the field of robotics and autonomous systems.Read more

My life, my work – Weiru Liu

My life, my work: Weiru Liu

“I can make contributions not just at the Faculty or the research group level but at the University level too, and it gets me thinking about bigger research strategies rather than just my own immediate research interests.”

Professor Weiru Liu has only been in the Faculty of Engineering at Bristol for a little over four years, but already has made a huge impact, not just in her research into Intelligent Autonomous Systems, but also as School Research Director, Faculty Research Director and more recently in a new role as Associate Dean for Temple Quarter Campus (Research & Enterprise).Read more

Change in Career Path: Allison McIntosh-Smith

Change in Career Path: Allison McIntosh-Smith

“It’s never too late to change direction… Just go for it, be curious, be adventurous and take a chance!”

Allison McIntosh-Smith has been in the faculty since 2013 and recently changed career paths, from a Professional services role as an Office Administration Manager to a Technical services role as a Laboratory Technician.Read more

Supporting staff returning from Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental, Adoption and Compassionate/Dependents leave

Guidance for line managers –staff returning from Maternity+ Leave (including maternity, extended paternity, shared parental, adoption and compassionate/dependents leave) during the Covid-19 period and as we transition out of it

Guidance for line managers:If you manage a member of staff who is returning from Maternity+ Leave (a term which includes extended paternity, shared parental, adoption, and compassionate or dependents leave), there are a number of actions you should undertake to support them.… Read more