10th March: Assertiveness training session
22nd June: Handling Difficult Conversations training session
July: Promotions and Clinical Excellence Awards Seminar
Prof Ian Booth: promotions
Prof Julian Bion – Applying for clinical excellence awards
Prof David Adams – Getting the most out of your CV
3rd September: Fellowship application workshop
22nd September: Networking event
Professor Jayne Franklyn, School of Immunity and Infection, gave a talk entitled “are we training too many women doctors?” This was followed by an informal networking event, giving the opportunity to find a mentor, and talk to other women in medicine. This event was attended by 30 participants and 10 mentors.
6th December: Athena SWAN talk
After successfully attaining the Athena SWAN silver award for the Department of Optometry and vision at the University of Cardiff, Professor Tim Weiss, head of department, was invited to discuss their experiences and initiatives that were introduced in the department when applying for the silver award.