23 March 2022

SCI Day of Science and Careers 2022

Organised by:

SCI’s Early Careers Committee

STEM Centre, York, UK

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Synopsis

SCI's Day of Science and Careers is an annual career event designed to give information about the wide-range of careers covered in the chemical, chemistry-using and other science based industries. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights into what to look out for, and what to consider when choosing your next steps.


Attendees

This event will be of interest to final year undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as postdoctoral researchers in chemical & biological sciences and engineering.


Programme

Wednesday 23 March 2022

10:00
Registration and refreshments
10:30
Welcome and introduction
Session 1 - Starting out
11:00
The transition from postdoc to PI: challenges and lessons learned
Dr Lianne Willems, University of York
11:25
A day as a Medicinal chemist
Dr Stefano Levanto, Charles River
11:50
Interactive activity
13:00
Lunch and networking
Session 2 - Industry based science
14:00
Working for SMEs in chemistry: growth in small spaces
Dr Alex Kerr, Micropore
14:25
How to kick-start your career in the CRO sector (and why you should)
Dr Sarah Major, Evotec
14:50
Growing a career in industry through Crop protection
Dr Niall Thomson, Syngenta
15:15
Refreshment break and networking
Session 3 - Science and business
15:45
A Career as a Patent attorney
Dr Dan Woollaston, HGF Limited
16:10
Biotech start-ups and venture capital: A career outside of academia
Dr Johnathan Matlock, Science Angel Syndicate
16:35
Careers in publishing with the Royal Society of Chemistry
Dr Ellis Wild, RSC Publishing
17:00
From bench to business development
Dr Nathalie Huther, Arcinova
17:25
Summing up
17:30
Networking reception and opportunities for informal discussions
18:30
Event close

Venue and Contact

STEM Centre

York
YO10 5DD

 

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Booking Process/Deadlines

Booking terms and conditions


CPD Info

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

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Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference during refreshment breaks for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Organising Committee

Prof Alan Heaton, formerly Liverpool John Moores University and Chair of the SCI Early Careers Committee
Prof Paul Clarke, University of York, Member of SCI Membership Committee, SCI Early Careers Committee and Chair of the SCI Yorkshire and Humber Regional Interest Group