How does one become a postdoc? Part 2: MSCA COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship

I work as a postdoc, but how did I come to this? How does one become a
postdoc? Here is the second part of the answer to this question; please,
see the first part here: How does one become a postdoc? My story (part 1).
Towards the end of the PhD, everyone starts thinking of “what’s next”.
There are different paths one can take after adding a Dr to their title. In
computer science, you are often asked whether you want to stay in academia
or switch to industry…

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Turn up the radio: academic research and public engagement

All my research projects involve participants and stakeholders to learn their experiences and views on various technology and health-related topics and issues. A big part of my academic work is being involved in a variety of activities designed to engage the wider community and broaden participation. These activities also contribute to “Education and Public Engagement (EPE)”, which includes many and varied ways university staff and students engage with others outside the institution. While I am used to some EPE activities, I am still learning to use other ways and channels, like radio.