Early career researchers (ECRs) from Universities and locations up and down the whole of the UK logged on to Fistral’s Maximising Your Potential webinar. This was a follow-on skills training session held after the 5th BME ECR Conference. The conference, held by the Open University and the University of West London and supported by King’s College London has the vision: “Be positive, practical and pragmatic. Feel empowered to stay in academia.”
In this webinar, participants were introduced to the DISC behavioural profiling framework, gaining insights into their key personal and professional strengths and motivations.
The researcher staff gave the session an overall feedback rating of 4.47 out of 5 (5 being Excellent). Comments from the group included “Very informative” and “Excellent session”.
They BME ECR group agreed 100% that they:
- Would recommend this session to a colleague
- Learnt new tools and techniques
- Will put the learning into practice on return to desk/lab
- Would attend more Fistral webinars