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Join us for our annual Career Day on 7 November at Somerville College.

Rdm career day 1 John Cairns

We are hosting a Career Day to showcase the range of scientific careers inside and outside of academia. There will be a chance to hear from professionals working across the industrial, policy, publishing and consultancy sectors, plus many more. In addition to a series of talks highlighting the different paths open to researchers, there will be hands-on workshops to develop important skills needed to get your next position.

Programme

09:00-09:30 Registration and Coffee/Tea
09:30-09:40 Welcome
09:40-11:00 Plenary Session One: Scientific careers in and beyond academia
Publishing Dr Katie Ridd, Springer Nature
Industry Dr Martina McAteer, Midatech Pharma
Teaching in academia Dr Matt Simmonds, University of Lincoln
11:00-11.25    Morning Coffee/Tea
11:25-12:30  Workshop One (choose one of three sessions – see below)
12:30-13:25   
Networking Lunch
13:25-14:30    Workshop Two (choose one of three sessions – see below)
14:30-15:50   Plenary Session Two: Scientific careers in and beyond academia
Research in Academia Professor Damian Tyler, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
Regulatory Affairs Dr Clive Metcalfe, The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control
Industry Dr Jan Jensen, Novo Nordisk Research Centre Oxford
Technology Transfer and Consultancy Dr James Groves, Oxford University Innovation
15:50-16.00   Closing Remarks by Professor Leanne Hodson, Radcliffe Department of Medicine
16.00-17.00    Drinks reception

Workshops

The following three workshops are available at workshop one and two. Please choose one per workshop session.   

a)    CVs and cover letters for industry

Lee Milligan, Senior Academic Relations Professional, R&D Recruitment, Novo Nordisk

b)    CVs and cover letters for academia

Claire Chesworth, Careers Service, University of Oxford

c)    Round table discussion

Careers outside of academia - Q&A with some of the speakers

 

Registration

Register using our online form.

Registration

Register to attend and select your workshop options.

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