SCI, with the University of Aberdeen, will showcase a diverse set of careers around the chemical and life sciences. Hearing from early career people, providing networking possibilities and a look at the skills required for kick starting your career.
The Afternoon of Science and Careers will be held on the 7th floor of Sir Duncan Rice Library on Wednesday 25 September. It will encompass themes of Pharma & Bio Business, Energy, Patent Law and Skills Requirements, with speakers from large and small companies and academia.
Attendance to this event is free but please register in advance for catering purposes.
This event will be of interest to students in physical & biological sciences and engineering.
|12.45||Registration and Lunch|
Sarah Walker, Chair of SCI Scotland Group
|Session 1: Experts in Pharma – Chair, Prof Jenny Mordue|
|13.40||Working in a Pharma spinout company
Dr Caroline Barelle, Elasmogen
|14.00||From Academia to the Pharmaceutical Industry: A Chemistry Perspective
Dr James Sinclair, TauRx
|Session 2 – Experts in the Energy Industry, Chair, Dr Alan McCue|
|14.30||Working in a Multinational Oilfield Services Company
Eva Peytcheva & Paula Gomez Bartolome, Halliburton
|14.50||Working in an SME
Jenni Michie, Read Cased Hole Ltd
An academic career in marine systems and energy
Professor Beth Scott, School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
|Session 3 - Skills for Business, Chair, Alisdair McKibben|
|15.50||Working as a patent attorney
Jo Bradley, Marks & Clerk LLP, Edinburgh
|16.10||Skills for the Future
Dr Ronnie Palin, Skills Development Scotland
|16.20||Panel discussion- Industry trends and soft skills|
Dr Liz Rattray, Director of Research and Innovation, University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1594
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