5 April 2017

Day of Science and Careers Scotland 2017

Organised by:

SCI's Scotland Group

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Registration Closed

This event is no longer available for registration.

Synopsis

SCI's Day of Science & Careers Scotland returns for its third year and will take place at the University of Edinburgh, having been at the University of Strathclyde and the University of Aberdeen in previous years.

These events are designed to give information about the wide range of careers covered in science-based industries. Speakers from a range of industrial, academic and independent backgrounds will present their career pathway and offer insights in to what to look out for, and what to consider when choosing your next steps. There will also be a session on interview skills and CV writing, with plenty of opportunities to network with speakers and fellow delegates.

Please click here to download the event flyer.

In previous years this meeting has been very popular so early booking is advised.


Programme

Day 1 - 5 April 2017

09:30
Registration and Coffee
09:50
Welcome and Introduction Dr Tiffany Wood, Chair, SCI Scotland Committee and University of Edinburgh & Ms Susan Bird, University of Edinburgh
Science Based Roles
10:00
Innovation - A Genius Story Ms Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, Genius Gluten Free
10:20
Life as an Analytical Scientist in a Contract Research Organisation Environment Dr James O'Neill, Charles River Laboratories
10:35
Life in Wee-Pharma Dr Lynsey Howard, Lamellar Biomedical
10:50
Soil and Suitcases: my academic career pathway Dr Nicholle Bell, University of Edinburgh
11:05
Questions for the Panel
Where Science Meets Business
11:45
Academic-Industrial Partnerships David (DC) DC Van Alstyne, CEO of Scottish Bioenergy at Roslin BioCentre
12:00
Be Bold, Think Big Dr Elizabeth Fairley, Talking Medicines
12:15
From the Cleanroom to the Boardroom: the Rocky Road from Researcher to Entrepreneur Mr Alex Ward, Razorbill Instruments
12:30
Questions to Panel
12:45
Lunch and Networking in the Exhibition Area
The Business of Science
13:30
An Inventive Career Path - How a Physicist Ended Up in Intellectual Property Dr Kate Adamson, Marks & Clerk
13:45
The Nature of Scientific Publishing Dr Andrea Taroni, Nature Physics
14:00
Regulatory Affairs - When is a Medicine Not a Medicine? Mr Colin Brown, The Mentholatum Company
14:15
Marketing/Scientific Sales Speaker TBC
14:30
Questions for panel
14:45
Refreshment Break
Show you mean business
15:00
CVs:Maximising Your Impact Ms Susan Bird, University of Edinburgh
15:15
How to Prepare for a Job Interview Mr Daniel Younger, CY Partners
1530
Questions for panel
15:40
Drinks, nibbles and networking
16:30
End

Venue and Contact

University of Edinburgh

Swann Lecture Theatre
Swann Building, The University of Edinburgh King's Buildings
Max Born Crescent
Edinburgh, EH9 3BF

SCI Communications Team

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1594

Email: communications@soci.org


Fees

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