Online participation

Get involved!

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Postdoc Appreciation Week is a celebration of all postdocs so join in on social media to introduce yourself to the community and participate in our fun GIF challenge!

  • Follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@UK_NPAW) and name us in your Tweets
  • Use our main hashtags: #LovePostdocs #NPAW2020
  • Send us your profile
  • Submit an entry and/or vote for the GIF challenge

Share your profile

We will showcase the profile of Postdocs and Postdoc Developers who are doing an amazing job across the UK & Ireland in our Instagram account, starting Monday 21 Sep 2020.

Do you want to be a part of it?

Do you know someone who really deserves the recognition?

Drop us an email at and include:

  • a picture of yourself
  • your name and affiliation as you want it to be shown
  • a short description of your research work (3 lines)
  • a short description of yourself as a person (interests, hobbies, etc) (3 lines)

Take part in our GIF challenge

We are having a GIF challenge and are awarding prizes to the most popular ones!

Submit a GIF illustrating postdoc life (the good, the bad, and the ugly), using the hashtag #NPAWgifChallenge and @UK_NPAW in your post.

We will collate all GIFs until 25th Sept 11.59 pm (UK time) and will retweet all entries on Monday 28th Sep.

Everyone can award likes from 28th Sept till 2nd Oct - the most liked entries (as counted on OUR retweets!) will win Amazon gift cards!!!

Have a look at submitted GIFs on #NPAWgifChallenge and be creative!

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