30 March 2020

Day of Science and Careers Scotland 2020

Organised by:

SCI's Scotland Group

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

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The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Scotland Group with the University of Strathclyde will showcase a diverse set of careers around the biotechnological and chemical sciences from the central belt of Scotland. We will be hearing from early career people, providing networking possibilities and a look at the skills required for kick starting your career.


This event will be of interest to postgraduate students from the biological and chemical sciences. 

Monday 30 March
Registration and refreshments
Dr RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel, Athena Swan Committee Member in SIPBS and SCI Scotland Group
Dr Alison Arnold, Head of Fermentation and Microbiology, Ingenza Ltd, Roslin Innovation Centre
Industrial manufacture of antibiotics
Dr Sharon Baillie, Downstream Development Lead, Global Pharma Manufacturing, GSK
Panel discussion: Building a career within Industry
Lunch break and networking
Hunting the snark and other microbiological tales from the world of marine biotechnology
Dr David Green, Microbial & Molecular Biology, Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute
A career in science communications and public dissemination
Dr Anthony McCluskey, Medical Writer, CMC Connect, Glasgow
Panel discussion: Embarking on a career in research and science communication
Refreshment break and networking
Taking the next step: Career management and support 
Dr Emma Compton-Daw FHEA, Academic Development Lead for Research, Organisational and Staff Development Unit, University of Strathclyde
Conclusion and meeting close
Dr Sarah Walker, SCI Scotland Group Chair

Venue and Contact

University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
The John Arbuthnott Building
161 Cathedral Street
G4 0RE

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


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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. For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.org. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Organising Committee
  • Dr RuAngelie Edrada-Ebel, Athena Swan Cttee Member in SIPBS/ SCI Scotland Group
  • Dr Sarah Walker, SCI Scotland Group Chair